School Food & Nutrition Services
For Lakeside School and Girls Academy
Food and Nutrition Services Contacts at Lakeside
Amy Kleinschmidt Teta
Brock & Company, Inc. at Lakeside
111 Chestnut Lane, North Wales, PA 19454
O: 215-542-7737 x2216 | F:215-542-8904
Email Amy Kleinschmidt Teta
Summer Free Lunch Locations
Use the URL below to find the closest site serving free lunch during the summer while school is out of session to children and teens 18 and younger. Enter your location information to see a list of locations.
- MyPlate Guide to School Breakfast
- MyPlate Guide to School Lunch
- USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
- PDE032 Dietary Restrictions
- Nutrition Standards
- Brock Nutrition Newsletter: Root
- Medical Plan of Care for School Service Form
- Lakeside School Wellness Policy 2017
Wellness Policy Addendum
All food offered at Lakeside will be centered on wellness promotion and reducing childhood obesity. Food and beverages provided through the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs comply with established federal nutrition standards, which can be found under the link Final Rule Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs – Jan. 2012.
Smart Snacks in Schools
Smart Snacks in Schools applies to the school campus, which is defined as all areas of the property under the jurisdiction of the school that are accessible to students during the school day. School Day is defined as the period from midnight to 30 minutes after the end of the official school day. All food/beverages offered for sale to students on the school campus will follow Smart Snacks in School guidelines. Please visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/healthierschoolday/tools-schools-focusing-smart-snacks for additional information.
Classroom Parties and Celebrations
Classroom parties shall offer a minimal amount of foods (maximum 2-3 items) containing added sugar as the primary ingredient (e.g., cupcakes, cookies) and will provide the following:
- Fresh fruits/vegetables
- Water, 100 percent juice, 100 percent juice diluted with water, low-fat milk or nonfat milk
Parents/Guardians shall be informed through newsletters or other efficient communication methods that food/beverages should only be brought in when requested for scheduled parties. When possible, food/beverages for parties and celebrations shall be provided by the food service department to help prevent food safety and allergy concerns. Possible options include food and beverages that are:
- Moderate in sodium and added sugars
- Provide no trans fatty acids
- Whole grain-rich
- Water, 100% fruit juice, or milk as beverage choices
- Fresh fruits and vegetables
- Foods that provide minimal nutritional value (sodas, gum, candies) will not be offered
Rewards and Incentives
Food is not to be used as a classroom or school activity reward, unless the activity is health promoting.
Non-food reward examples:
- Guest Chef
- Field trip to Farmer’s Market or Farm
- Stickers, Pens, Erasers, Pencils, Notepads
- Physical Activity
Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions
Please reference the documents “Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Programs” and “Medical Plan of Care for School Food Service” for food allergen-related questions and concerns.
Vegetarian meal options will be available daily as part of the reimbursable meal or a la carte.
For specific food allergen or dietary restriction questions or concerns, please contact the Chef Manager.
Staff are encouraged to be leaders on campus by setting a positive example for students. Students are more likely to believe and accept wellness policies if staff consume food and beverages that are in alignment with the school’s policies.