Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition

Chartwells and Amelia County Public Schools

Chartwells is honored and excited to serve the students and community of Amelia County Public Schools. Our mission is to serve nutritious, well-balanced meals that appeal to students and the community as well as introduce fresh and innovative concepts to school dining. 

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Our Vision

Amelia County Public Schools, Food and Nutrition Services will assist in developing excellence in each and every student. In an atmosphere that values diversity and human resources, we will be the best Food and Nutrition Services program around by providing students with food and nutrition knowledge, skills, and values they will need for a healthy body in an ever-changing global society.

Our Mission

We will provide nutritious meals that reflect current research and meet the recommended dietary allowances for school-age children. We will provide nutrition education with the school cafeteria serving as the nutrition laboratory. We will serve as a nutrition education resource to the community.

Student Wellness

The Amelia County School Board recognizes the link between student health and learning and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity in division students. Based on review and consideration of evidence-based strategies and techniques, the School Board has established these goals to promote student wellness. Please read more about this in our Student Wellness Policy:
 - Student Wellness Policy JHCF

Schools Meals and Snacks

The Amelia County School Board recognizes that students need adequate, nourishing food in order to learn, grow, and maintain good health.
Generally, To reinforce the division’s nutrition education program, foods sold to students during regular school hours on school premises will be:
 carefully selected so as to contribute to students’ nutritional well-being and the prevention of disease;
 prepared in ways that will appeal to students, retain nutritive quality, and foster lifelong healthful eating habits; and
 served in age-appropriate quantities and at reasonable prices.
More information about this is available in our School Meals and Snacks Policy:
 - School Meals and Snacks Policy JHCH

Nondiscrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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