You Butternut Miss Out!

January’s Harvest of the Month is Butternut Squash! This week, we are offering roasted butternut squash for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their…

Hold Your Fruits and Veggies!

This month, we celebrate Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month! A great way to expand your knowledge on food and learn how to incorporate them into your cooking. We decided to select a few fruits and veggies and present you with a fun fact for each. As for the exotic fruits, we took it a…

We’ve Got Smart Cookies!

Today is Bake Cookies Day! And you better believe we did just that! Our staff bakes cookies every day to meet the high demand! Our students look forward to purchasing our delicious cookies that are served during lunch time! We have chocolate chip and sugar cookies available at $0.60 each.     _______________________________________________________________ Now that…

Leggo My Bagel

When was the last time you ate a bagel? Well, in honor of Have A Bagel Day, we believe you should have one today! Good news!¬†We serve Lender’s bagels on the line in some of our schools as a breakfast and/or lunch meal option and students love them! An added bonus is that they are…

Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Those Hands!

We all know we SHOULD wash our hands. The reality is that not everyone obliges and carelessness can lead to illnesses. Even if we do our part, it may not be enough. This week, make an effort to teach others around you when and how to properly wash hands with soap and water. If soap…

The Pear-Fect Fruit!

November’s Harvest of the Month is Pears! This week, we are offering pears for ALL students to try in our cafeterias. On Taste-It Thursday, elementary students will have the chance to sample. Fear Factor Friday is when Middle and High school students will have their turn. We can’t wait to hear their feedback! Posters created…

I Yam Not A Sweet Potato!

November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month! When was the last time you had a yam for dinner? You may be thinking, “Oh, I had that last week!” Well, actually, you may have had a sweet potato all those times you thought you were eating a yam. You’re not alone. Many believe the names “sweet potato”…

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…