Policy 5662


Home Prepared Food

Home prepared or home wrapped food will not be accepted in the schools, for classroom parties or any other special activity during normal school hours, for health safety reasons.

All arrangements for bringing in food and drinks during normal school hours, other than home prepared or home wrapped, must be approved by the building principal or supervising administrator in advance. This applies to all activities that occur on school property.

Providing Safe Snacks in the Classroom

The Board of Education of the Spencerport Central School District acknowledges the need to protect the health and wellbeing of our students. Snacks served in the classroom will be served under the following sanitary guidelines:

a) Staff and students will wash hands prior to eating.
b) Ready to eat food will be served without bare-hand contact. Acceptable serving procedures: use gloves, tongs, deli paper or napkins.
c) Each child will be served an individual portion;
d) Individually wrapped snacks are strongly recommended.

Adopted: 6/22/99
Revised: 9/6/22

Policy 5662