Welcome to the Robinson Elementary School
food and nutrition web page!
Lunchroom Manager: Kim Whitmire
Phone: (706) 265-6544, ext. 1105
2012 Healthier U. S. School - Silver Award Winner
Congratulations to Robinson Elementary School for receiving the Healthier U. S. School Silver Award. A Healthier U. S. School is one that 1) is enrolled in Team Nutrition (http://teamnutrition.usda.gov); 2) offers reimbursable lunches that demonstrate healthy menu planning practices that meet USDA nutrition standards; 3) provides nutrition education to students; 4) provides students with 90 minutes or more of physical activity; 5) maintains a high Average Daily Participation rate of at least 60% for Silver; and 6) adheres to guidelines established by FNS for foods served/sold in schools outside the National School Lunch Program.
2011 National Award Winning Healthy School
In June 2011, The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, recognized 17 Georgia schools for transforming their campuses into a healthier place for students and staff. To earn this award, the schools revamped their meal service and physical activity programs to meet or exceed stringent standards set by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Healthy Schools Program. Congratulations to Robinson Elementary School for earning and receiving the BRONZE AWARD!!!
The mission of the Dawson County School Nutrition Program is to be a part of the education process by providing students with nutritious meals and nutrition education experiences that promote healthy children who are ready to learn.
Benefits to Children
The School Nutrition Program provides a nutritious breakfast and lunch for school children every day. Free or reduced-price meals are available to students whose families meet qualifying economic guidelines. The program provides meals that meet at least two-thirds of the recommended daily dietary allowances. Meal choices offered each day include: protein rich entrees, plenty of fruit and vegetable selections, whole-grain breads and cereals, and calcium rich milk.
The Dawson County School Nutrition Program is operated in accordance with the regulations of the National School Lunch Act, the regulations of the State Board of Education, and the Dawson County Board of Education.
Sources of funding for the School Nutrition Program include student and adult income, state funds, federal reimbursement for student meals based on income eligibility, and USDA donated commodity foods.
Breakfast: Cost $1.50, Reduced $.30
Lunch: Cost $2.25, Reduced $.40
Free/Reduced Price Meal Application
Please click here for a printable copy of the free/reduced price meal application.
For your convenience, please visit the following website to manage your child’s account online:
Menu & Wellness Education
Please click here to download the Menu & Wellness Information. Please note that schools try to serve the menus as planned; however, there are times when the menu at any school may change without prior notice due to availability of foods or other circumstances at the individual school.
Please click here to view Carb Counts for many of our menu items.
In accordance with State and Federal Law, the Georgia Department of Education prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its educational and employment activities. Inquiries regarding the application of these practices may be addressed to the General Counsel of the Georgia Department of Education, 2052 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia, 30334, (404) 656-2800.
Non-discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. “In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”