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3310 Food and Drink in the Schools

3310 Food and Drink in the Schools

Food Services Management Washington County School District - Adopted 8-79; Revised 7-11-86

1. Purpose:

In order to maintain the cleanliness and the desired appearance of all District facilities, it is necessary to limit the access of food and drink into buildings to assist administrative and custodial personnel to maintain their assigned duties for school appearance.

2. Policy:

Food and drink shall be restricted to areas within the school building designated as an area for food and drink.

3. Procedure:

3.1. Wherever possible, this area for students should be in the school cafeteria. 

3.2. Waste receptacles should be available, and students taught to use them. 

3.3. Teachers and administrators should designate an area such as the faculty room or lounge. Teachers may eat in classrooms. (Neg. 7-11-86) 

3.4. No one should take food or drink from these areas to auditoriums, gymnasiums, etc. 

3.5. In an event such as a class party, birthday party, special event, etc. should occur, permission shall be received from the school principal if food or drink is served in any other area that has not been designated as a food or drink area. Birthday parties at school are not encouraged every time a student has a birthday!