6000 - Support Services

6200 Goals Of Student Food Services

The board recognizes that it is important for students to receive proper nutrition so that they are ready and able to take advantage of educational opportunities.

The goals of the student food services program are as follows:

1. operating the food services program efficiently so that earnings may be used to reduce the cost of food, serve better food or provide free or reduced price meals to eligible students;

2. enhancing students’ ability to learn by providing nutritional meals at school;

3. minimizing obesity and encouraging lifelong healthy eating habits consistent with the health education curriculum;

4. offering students a variety of nutritional foods; and

5. providing courteous service to students, employees and authorized visitors.

Legal References:
G.S. 115C-47(22), -263, -264
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Adopted:
Monday, 09 January 2012
Last Updated: