Clayton schools to serve healthier food

"We are excited about the USDA New Meal Pattern changes that will take place this school year," said Audrey Hamilton, Clayton's director of School Nutrition. "The school nutrition program has planned menus with more variety to meet the new meal requirements."

The Department of Agriculture issued the new meal plans. First Lady Michelle Obama has made healthy eating among the youth a cornerstone of her policy efforts.

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