Food Service


Mrs. Joyce Hiler
Food Service Director

Email: 
jhiler@jsd117.org

 Joyce Hiler


Jacksonville High School, 
1211 North Diamond, Jacksonville, IL 62650  
Phone: (217) 243-4384 (Ext. 2500)     
Fax: (217) 245-0045

Wellness Policy


In accordance with the Jacksonville School District 117 Wellness Policy, healthy food options should be made available to promote student, staff, and community wellness. Examples of nutritious foods and beverages that are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines are listed below.

  • Raw vegetables sticks/slices with low-fat dressing or yogurt dip.
  • Fresh fruit wedges-cantaloupe, honey dew, watermelon, pineapple, oranges, tangelos, etc.
  • Sliced fruit-nectarines, peaches, kiwi, star fruit, plums, pears, mangos, apples, etc.
  • Fruit salad
  • Cereal and low-fat milk
  • 100% fruit or vegetable juice
  • Frozen fruit pops with fruit juice or fruit as the first ingredient
  • Dried fruits-raisins, cranberries, apples and apricots
  • Single serving applesauce or canned fruit in juice
  • Peanut butter with apple wedges or celery sticks
  • Fruit smoothies made with fat-free or low-fat milk
  • Trail mix (dried fruits and nuts)
  • Dry roasted peanuts, tree nuts and soy nuts
  • Lean meats and reduced fat cheese sandwiches
  • Party mix
  • Pretzels or reduced fat crackers
  • Baked chips with salsa or low-fat dip
  • Low-fat muffins, granola bars, graham crackers, fig bars
  • Mini bagels with whipped light or fat-free cream cheese
  • Pasta Salad
  • Bread Sticks with marinara
  • Fat-free or low-fat flavored yogurt and fruit parfaits
  • Fat-free or low-fat pudding cups
  • Fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products(string cheese, single serving cottage cheese, or cheese cubes)
  • Pure ice cold water
*This list is not all inclusive and is meant only to provide parents and school staff with guidance for healthier food and beverage choices. Not all food and beverage items on this list will necessarily meet district nutrient standards as items vary in sugar, fat, and calorie content from brand to brand. However, all of the items in the list are believed to be consistent with the intent of the wellness policy to promote student health and reduce childhood obesity.

Food Service Board Policies


Nutrition Links

Delicious Decisions
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