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Cafeteria Information from Handbook

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS (Elementary and Middle School Grade Levels)

(a)  Due to food allergies and nutritional guidelines parent, grandparent or caregiver are asked to NOT bring birthday treats to distribute to other students in the class, either in the classroom or cafeteria. Please be aware that children in the school may have severe allergies to certain food products. Occasionally, the school or a class may host certain functions or celebrations tied to the curriculum that will involve food. The school or teacher will notify students and parents of any known food allergies when soliciting potential volunteers for bringing food products for these special events.

(b) DO NOT bring party favors, hats, small gifts, or blowers, etc., in the cafeteria.

(c) CANDLES ARE NEVER ALLOWED IN THE SCHOOL as required by FIRE CODE!

(d) No unscheduled treats should be dropped by the classroom, playground or cafeteria during the school year.

            MISC FOOD GUIDELINES

  • Parents or their designees may not bring in commercially prepared food for any student other than their own child.
  • No food will be allowed in the classroom unless part of an approved curriculum defined activity, allowable grade level snacks or in conjunction with cafeteria overflow.
  • Coming to have lunch with your student? Please sit at the visitor table with your student.   Due to allergy issues and parent permissions, please do not invite another child to sit with you.