According to the state food service and federal government guidelines, students may not order food from outside sources or have food delivered during the school day. Food and drink items that are brought back onto campus upon returning from an off campus appointment applies as outside food sources as well. Any student violating this rule is subject to disciplinary action. For safety and accountability reasons, students are not allowed to leave campus for lunch.
2023-2024 Meal Information
Wilkes County Schools (at all levels- elementary, middle and high school) will operate under the CEP program for the 23-24 school year which includes a FREE BREAKFAST and a FREE LUNCH for EVERY STUDENT, EVERY DAY.
Ala carte items when/where applicable (these prices are subject to change)
Free/Reduced Lunch applications are available in the front office or online at wilkescountychildnutrition.com
Students attending schools eligible for CEP (Community Eligibility Provision) are not permitted to charge ala carte food items. Ala carte items, extra milk, and additional entrees will require cash in hand or deposited to the student’s cafeteria account.
The competitive food sales agreement between the school system and the federal government states that food may not be brought into the school from outside businesses while food is being served in the cafeteria. This means no one can bring food from a fast food restaurant. If the student does not follow this guideline, then they will be disciplined for insubordination.
While in the cafeteria:
● Students are responsible for the proper disposal of their trash.
● All lunch trays must be taken to the proper window.
● All items left in the cafeteria will be placed in the “lost and found” area in the front office.
● Conversations must be kept at an acceptable volume level.
● Yelling across the cafeteria is not permitted.
● Sitting on the tops of tables at lunch or break is unsafe and not allowed.
● No one should sit on another person’s lap.
● Throwing food or other items is prohibited.