Meeska Mouska Mickey Mouse!

Happy (early) Birthday Mickey Mouse! November 18th is his official birthday, but it’s on Sunday… soooo we decided to celebrate a couple days earlier at our elementary schools! During lunch, we offered a special menu for students to enjoy. We had a great time! Below you can find some interesting information on how Mickey Mouse…

Eat, Sleep, Recycle

Do you recycle on an every day basis? We do! Recycling has become so important in our society because of the immense negative impact waste has had on the natural environment. Here at LCPS, we have recycling containers located in each of our cafeterias to ensure we are doing our part! We encourage our school…

Native Americans Did What?!

You may have already learned about some important contributions that came from the Native Americans. BUT, does your list look like the handout below? It’s exciting to see how many foods, games and words we have thanks to them! Most of their food contributions can be found in our cafeterias such as: potatoes, beans, corn,…

Diabetes 101–Without the Sugar Coating

Diabetes is a disease that affects over 30 million people in the United States. At least 1 out of 3 people will have diabetes in their lifetime. However, 1 out of 4 people won’t even know it. The handout below discusses the basics of diabetes. Diabetic or not, it is important that you learn how…

We know…it’s a bit cheesy.

It’s National Pizza Month! Yum!! There’s always space on our menu for pizza! Elementary students can enjoy Big Daddy’s Primo pizzas for lunch every Friday. Middle and High school students can dive in for a variety of specialty pizza slices from Mickey’s. Grab a slice before its all gone for the day! These brands are…

#ZeroHunger

Today is World Food Day! This year’s theme is: Our Actions Are Our Future It is unfortunate that in today’s society, we still have people who do not know where their next meal will come from… Fortunately, we have several people who are willing to help those in need. Today, we acknowledge the Food and…

Did You Know Fruit Could Be So Hardcore?

October’s Harvest of the Month is Apples! This week, we invite ALL students to try a variety of apples in our cafeterias! Samples will be distributed for elementary students on Taste-It Thursday; Fear Factor Friday is for middle and high school students. We’d love to hear their opinions on the different types of apples! Posters…

Who’s Cooking Tonight?

Out of ideas on what to make for tomorrow’s breakfast, lunch or dinner? No excuses! October is National Cookbook Month! At LCPS, we have our own “cookbook” where we’ve compiled all of our recipes for the school year. At the beginning of the school year, we distribute to all of our schools at our Back…

Want to Taco ‘Bout Today? We do!

Do you know what today is? Its National Taco Day! On today’s menu, we are serving tacos in our elementary schools and a traditional Mexican dish (“Beef Barbacoa”) in our middle and high schools. It may not be Taco Tuesday but we’ll take tacos any day of the week! Interested in learning about the history…

We are family. Get up everybody and sing!

Bring the family together and enjoy a favorite family recipe or try something new! Whatever it may be, use this opportunity to strengthen relationships and connect with one another. We encourage students to bring family members into our cafeterias to enjoy a delicious meal and keep each other company! They love seeing a familiar face…