To be part of the education process by ensuring that students are provided with a nutritious meal and nutrition education experiences that promote healthy children who are ready to learn.
Community Eligibility Provision
Sampson County Schools School Nutrition Department is pleased to announce the implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision in ALL Sampson County Schools. The implementation of this provision means that ALL students in Sampson County Schools will receive a reimbursable breakfast and reimbursable lunch at no cost each day, regardless of household income. FAMILIES DO NOT HAVE TO COMPLETE APPLICATIONS.
Research has proven that hungry children cannot learn. We look forward to being able to serve all students wholesome, nutritious meals at no cost. Please contact the School Nutrition Office at 910-592-4111 ext. 1 if you have any questions regarding the implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision.
About the School Nutrition Department
The School Nutrition Department consists of a Director, a Supervisor, and two Administrative Assistants. At the school level there are 17 site managers and 84 cafeteria assistants. All employees earn state and local benefits. Each cafeteria has one or more employees certified in ServSafe, a national program sponsored by the National Restaurant Association. The Director of School Nutrition holds a Continuing Teaching License with North Carolina in the area of Secondary Family and Consumer Sciences Education. All employees participate in monthly and annual staff development activities.
About the Director
April is a graduate of Hobbton High School and East Carolina University. She has been in education for 23 years and has served as Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and School Nutrtrion Supervisor. April has been the Director of School Nutrition for Sampson County Schools since October of 2000.
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