Please be sure that there is an ice pack in the lunch box for any items that need to be kept cold, such as milk and yogurt. If you want your child to have something warm to eat, please be sure to provide it in an insulated thermos.
For children aged two and three:
All food items need to be cut into pieces smaller than ½ inch in size. Grapes, tomatoes, and olives must be cut in quarters. If providing carrots, they must be cut in very skinny lengthwise strips.
The following food items are not to be served according to NAYEC guidelines, which we must follow: hot dogs (whole or sliced), popcorn, hard pretzels, raw peas.
We are a nut free facility and do not serve items that contain, or may contain peanuts or tree nuts, or even those items processed in the same facilities. Cereal bars and granola bars often have these types of labels on them. Please check all labels before packing items in your child’s lunchbox, and if the packaged items do not list ingredients please indicate that it is free of al peanut and tree nut warning labels.
Thank you for following these guidelines as you prepare food for your child during their day at school.