Petersburg schools looking to provide more nutritious lunches for students


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Donna Johnson has managed the meals served to Petersburg students for 13 years.

“We work very hard to provide very nutrition breakfast and lunches for all of our students,” said Johnson.

On today’s menu, yummy tacos.

“Salads. They have a choice of yogurt and the vegetarian dishes and all kinds of options.”

8News reporter Nakell Williams bumped into the Petersburg School Board president grabbing a bite to eat.

“If I had to rate it, I would definitely give it a ten. Best lunches here at A.P. Elementary School,” said School Board President Kenneth Pritchett.

Employees pay for food but…

“All of the kids in the district eat at no charge, and for the most part the kids thoroughly enjoy the lunch,” said Johnson.

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