Kirkwood students continue to see healthy school lunch menus with new national nutritional standards implemented by Chartwells Food Service, the company that serves the .
Some highlights of national nutritional standards that took effect this year but were adopted by Chartwells last year are:
- food based menu planning only,
- new grade groups (K-5, 6-8, 9-12),
- minimum and maximum requirements for calories and grains, and
- fruits and vegetables serving as two separate components.
Take a look at the accompanying school lunch menu to see what Chartwells is serving Kirkwood elementary school students through Sept. 30.