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School Lunch Program

Representative Fetu Fetui Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Manu’a District #1 Representative Fetu Fetui Jr who is also Vice Speaker of the House strongly believes that the American Samoa Government (ASG) has failed to keep the many promises for the services ASG should be providing for the people of Manu’a. As one example Rep....
Amata with StarKist workers on the canning floor
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is urging the federal government to uphold the important Buy American policy when purchasing tuna. Tuna that is canned in American Samoa is American made, and Amata urged the Biden Administration not to make an exception to the U.S. government’s Buy...
Chicken of the Sea tuna cans
  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chicken of the Sea International (COSI), a major competitor for StarKist Samoa cannery, contends that application of the Buy American provisions to tuna purchased for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) has resulted in higher costs and is not in the best interest...
DOE staffers at School Lunch Program training
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Education Department (ASDOE) staffers participated at the School Lunch Program weeklong training, before staffers reported to their school assignments. The training ended last week Friday. Private schools began their school year on Monday, and since the SLP is government...
Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo V. Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More COVID-19 benefits will soon be distributed by Department of Human and Social Services (DHSS) to children who lost access to free meals at school due to schools being closed, reduced attendance hours or as well as when virtual learning was being done. The program is...
A Crew from the School Lunch Program, sitting at the table yesterday morning at Manulele Tausala Elementary School compound
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A Crew from the School Lunch Program is making it possible for students to receive their lunches despite schools being closed during the outbreak of the coronavirus. At Monday’s cabinet meeting, Education deputy director Fa’auifono Vaitautolu said that the US Department...
US based engineer and instructor, Dennis Fisher,as he explained what needed to be done every day to SLP vehicles before drivers head out for their deliveries.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Creating a safe working environment at the local Department of Education’s School Lunch Program (SLP) was the focus last month of training and workshop for personnel at SLP, which is under the leadership of assistant director Christina Fualaau. Education director Dr....
School Lunch Program management and drivers, along with off island engineer and trainer, Dennis Fisher
School Lunch Program management and drivers in this group photo on Wednesday, along with off island engineer and trainer, Dennis Fisher, at the OMV Tafuna compound, where drivers underwent a refresher training course. Fisher is an authorized Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)...