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…

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…

OH KALE YEAH!

September’s Harvest of the Month is Kale! This week, we are giving ALL students the opportunity to sample kale in our cafeterias. We will be making kale chips!! Elementary students can enjoy kale chips on Taste-It Thursday. Middle and High school students can try it on Fear Factor Friday. We’re excited to hear their thoughts!…

Did someone say ‘Waffles?’

Happy 1st week of September! Or, as others may say “Happy Waffle Week!” Need some waffle inspiration? We’ve made a collage of tasty waffles across the web to get you started. We also listed the links to each of the waffles that will direct you to the recipe. Give pancakes a week-long break & pick…

15 LCPS Schools Win Big With School Garden Scholarships

This spring, School Nutrition Services and Loudoun County Health Department (LCHD) teamed up to award 15 schools with scholarships to help develop and sustain their school garden programs. The partnership between LCHD and School Nutrition has been ongoing for the past 3 years. They have supported LCPS school garden initiatives by supplying nearly 150 indoor…

School Nutrition Helps Guilford Elementary Introduce PBL Unit

Written By: Stefanie Dove, RDN, School Nutrition Marketing Coordinator Last week, School Nutrition worked with the third-grade students at Guilford Elementary to kick off their year-long PBL project. The driving question for this unit is “how can we as young chefs, make healthy choices at school and at home?” Stefanie Dove, RDN and Marketing Coordinator,…

School Nutrition Gears Up to Celebrate National School Breakfast Week

Getting More Students to Begin their Day with Breakfast “Take the School Breakfast Challenge” Encourages Loudoun County Families to Choose Breakfast at School Ashburn, VA –February 23, 2017 – Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast. However, US Department of Agriculture data show that more students…

School Nutrition Announces Farm to School Art Contest Winners

School Nutrition Services kicked off National Farm to School Month in October with their first annual art contest. The theme for the 2016 contest was “What Farm to School Means to Me.” The contest was open to all Loudoun County students’ grades K-12. There were 75 entries in the contest from grades K-8 only. All…