We Have Soup-er Foods, Do You?

This month is National Soup Month! What better way to celebrate than serving hot soup during these cold winter days? This month we are offering FIVE soups on our menu: Tomato Soup (Served with our grilled cheese sandwich in Elementary, Middle & High Schools) Garden Harvest Stew (Served in Elementary, Middle & High Schools as 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…