No Eggs-cuses!

Better Breakfast Month is something we can all partake in, especially our students. At LCPS, we are proud of our breakfast menu selection that helps students get energized for the day ahead. Our selection includes breakfast sandwiches, Texas toast, waffles, cereal bars, smoothies, yogurt parfaits, pancakes tacos and so much more! As we are constantly…

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 Kicks Off One to the World Project at Guilford

Last month, School Nutrition Services partnered with the third grade classes at Guilford Elementary to kick off their One to the World (OTTW) project, “how can we as student chefs be healthy eaters.” Over the next few weeks, students will discuss this topic in depth through a variety of project-based learning assignments that will help them…

LCPS Teachers Receive School Garden Training As Part of USDA Farm to School Grant

Twenty-four Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) teachers participated in a school garden training program on Saturday, October 15th, at Willowsford Farm in Ashburn. The workshop was funded by a USDA Farm to School Planning Grant that was awarded to the LCPS School Nutrition Services Department earlier this year. The workshop was coordinated by Sarah Holoway…

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats The Kids Will Love

No matter what age you are, we all love to get special Valentine’s Day treats!  While heart shaped candies and boxes filled with chocolate are usually the most popular items, here are a few healthier options to let your family know how much you care, without all of the added sugar and fat. These Strawberry…