The Wilkes County Board of Education recognizes the importance of students maintaining 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:
operating the food services program efficiently so that earnings may be used to reduce the cost of food, serve better food or; supplement the costs associated with the Community Eligibility Provision.
enhancing students’ ability to learn by providing nutritional meals at school;
encouraging life-long healthy eating habits consistent with the health education curriculum;
offering students a variety of nutritional foods; and
providing courteous service to students, employees and authorized visitors.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-47(22), -263, -264
Adopted: January 9, 2006
Revised: August 4, 2014