Students in Duval County will start off the next school year with a brand new menu for breakfast and lunch. Nearly 1,500 students taste-tested hundreds of food options at the Prime Osborn Convention Center and filled out surveys on what they liked and didn't like.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
With the backing of the United State Department of Agriculture, 15 Connecticut school districts will be buying more fruits and vegetables directly from local farms and wholesalers this school year for their state-assisted meals program, including two of our school district partners in Wilton and Newtown
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Today, Sean Adams, a reporter for WCBS, came to learn about the We Future Cycle Recycling Program in the Hastings-on-Hudson schools.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Chartwells K12 is celebrating its AISD team for excellence in school food service, student engagement and community involvement.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Dawn Savage at Roscommon Schools in MI is spreading joy and support for students and the community through her "Have-A-Heart" program. Associates like Dawn truly demonstrate what it means to be a #lunchroomhero and we're so proud to know and support Dawn and the team at Roscommon!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Duval County (Fla.) Schools and Chartwells-Thompson School Dining Services, which operates the district's school meal program, have rolled out a food truck called Brainfood designed by one of the district's students, reports the Daily Meal. High school sophomore Jillian Cruickshank won a contest to create Brainfood's look—as well as $500—while the menu, consisting of options like Buffalo chicken mac n’ cheese, a garlic pepper beef bowl, and a healthy Cajun chicken wrap was extensively taste-tested by students while meeting federal school meal guidelines. The truck will visit district high schools on a rotating basis to promote healthy meal options.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Meet Jillian Cruickshank, a high school sophomore in Jacksonville, Florida, who designed and created the Brainfood food truck concept: a food truck that brings new mobile food options to local schools.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Barb Yearling and Chris Rakowski, both representing the school food company Chartwells, presented Bronson Community Schools superintendent Teresa Belote with a check for $1,000 to assist in the Little Viking Safe Play initiative.
Monday, November 17, 2014
What’s cooking at our schools? According to David Kennedy, director of Chartwells School Dining Services for Easton, Redding and Region 9, there have been several significant updates for the 2014-15 school year.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
This year, the Thai Embassy is partnering with the Adams Morgan school as part of an Embassy Adoption Program designed to broaden the international awareness of sometimes isolated urban students.
Thursday, November 6, 2014