Easton debuts cashless systems
- IN LOUISIANA DIST.: Summer poses labor shortage. // FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1
Reports on how the East Baton Rouge School District in Louisiana has braced for a sudden increase in summer feeding volume. Reason for the increase in the number of students attending summer school in 2000; District's problem with the shortage of food service workers.
- GLENDALE SCHOOLS KEEP MEALS LIVELY. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the Hard Hat program launched by the food service operator at Glendale Unified School District in California during the renovation of kitchens in several of its elementary schools, as of October 2003. Reason behind the program; Food items to be provided by the program.
- San Francisco school dist. targets 7% particip. gain. // FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the California-based San Francisco Unified School District's aim to equal or beat 1998's seven percent participation increase by revamping its satellite sites, incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and tying-in curriculum. Switch from traditional gable-top cartons to DuPont...
- Floresville invites meal applications. // Wilson County News;3/26/2014, p3E
The article reports on free and reduced-price meals for students offered by the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) of Texas and mentions that the ISD solicits meal applications for children in one household, as of March 2014.
- Lancashire pilots meal choice for over-fives. // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;12/4/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4302, p16
Reports on a cashless payment system that will be installed by Lancashire County Council at Lostock Hall Community Primary School in Preston, England, to provide students their meal choice before the start of a school day. Benefits of the payment system; Estimated cost of installing the...
- FOOD for thought. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/12/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p2
Focuses on the incorporation of nutritional foods in school cafeterias to address the problem of obesity among school children in the U.S. Other factors that contribute to obesity; Measures taken by several school districts in the U.S. to promote health; Information on the proposed school lunch...
- School Lunches Improve. // Good Medicine;Winter2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the findings of the fifth School Lunch Report Card conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine which grades the major school districts in the U.S. on the healthfulness of the food they serve and on how well they are promoting the benefits of healthy...
- Berkeley Opens New Central Kitchen. // Food Management;Sep2008, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p18
The article offers information on the King Dining Commons project implemented by Berkeley Unified School District in California. According to the author, the $8.7 million new kitchen facility is situated in a 14,000 square feet area wherein it will serve approximately 3,000 hot lunches and 8,000...
- Castle Rock milks it. // FoodService Director;1/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
The article reports that since the foodservice department started serving milk in 10-ounce bottles, meal participation has increased in middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District in Colorado. Favorite flavors are listed. The cost to the school per bottle is provided.