FSD K-12 Spotlight

Operations

New $40M central kitchen to prep fresh meals for district

The Oakland Unified School District’s facility will also have a demonstration farm on-site and classrooms to teach students about culinary arts and hospitality.

Operations

Mo. district moves foodservice in-house

Officials at St. Joseph School District say breakfast participation has increased by about 100 meals per day despite a dip in enrollment.

Students in some Kansas schools are learning about agriculture from local farmers this week as part of National School Lunch Week.

Santaluces High School had problems getting students to eat lunch—even those on a free- or reduced-price plan—until it gave its cafeteria a $550,000 remodel and new menu.

Officials praised Greeley-Evans School District’s nutrition-services director for his impact.

Although Tami Hulcher liked that there were more fruits and vegetables on Henrico County Public Schools’ lunch menu, she didn’t like everything she saw.

With some Beltway watchers fearing lawmakers won’t get to reauthorization before funding for school lunches expires this month, the School Nutrition Association re-emphasized the importance of acting, particularly on reimbursements and flexibility.

Maintaining a la carte sales since the implementation of the Smart Snacks in School rule has been a challenge three out of four school FSDs have been

This fall, Petersburg City Public Schools is implementing the Breakfast in the Classroom program at three elementary schools.

Officials at Oklahoma-based Edmond North High School said that it could take weeks before all of the repairs are made to the main cafeteria where the water main break occurred.

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