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The Pathway School Food Service Services, in partnership with The Nutrition Group, strives to create an enjoyable, customer service-oriented dining experience for students, faculty, staff, and administration.

The Food Services Department is dedicated to promoting fresh, nutritious, and innovative foods and programs to include student wellness and proper nutrition.

2022-2023 School Year Updates

We are pleased to announce that all students at The Pathway School is eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch every day!

What is included in a meal?

The Pathway School/The Nutrition Group operates according to the USDA School Breakfast Program. With this, a breakfast meal includes an entrée with a side of fruit, fruit juice, and/or milk. To receive a meal at the free rate, students must choose at least a fruit or a juice plus two other items. Otherwise, students will be charged for their items at the a la carte price.

The Pathway School/The Nutrition Group operates according to the USDA National School Lunch Program. With this, a lunch meal includes an entrée (grain and protein), fruits, vegetables, and milk. To purchase a lunch at the meal price, students must choose at least a fruit or a vegetable plus two other food groups. Otherwise, students will be charged for their items at the a la carte price.

Students and staff are welcome to purchase any items a la carte as well. Please refer to our a la carte price list for a full list of the cost of each component, as well as a sampling of other smart snack approved items that can be purchased in addition a meal.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our food service team:

Myzhane’ Boyd

Kitchen Manager

nutrition@pathwayschool.org

Office Phone: (610) 277-0660 ext. 290

Sarah Biegert

Regional Manager with The Nutrition Group

sbiegert@thenutritiongroup.biz

 

Click to learn How to Make a Balanced Meal!

Learn more about Free School Meals For All Students by clicking here!

Smart Snacks:

Food sold during the school day is required to meet nutrition standards and are referred to as Smart Snacks. Smart Snacks encourage students to make healthier snack choices to help give them the nutrition they need to grow and learn.

What are the Smart Snack Requirements?

Be a grain product that contains 50 percent or more whole grains by weight/have a whole grain as the first ingredient

  • Have as the first ingredient a fruit, a vegetable, a dairy product, or a protein food
  • Be a combination food that contains at least ¼ cup of fruit and/or vegetable
  • The food must meet the nutrient standards for calories, sodium, sugar, and fats:
    • 200 calories or less
    • 200 mg of sodium or less
    • 35% or less of sugar
    • 35% or less of fat with 10% or less saturated fat and 0 grams trans fat

The Smart Snack Calculator

Click on the picture of Molly or Calvin to access some fun recipes!

 

The Pathway School and The Nutrition Group want ensure all of our students are learn that healthy food can be delicious, and fun, while both in and out of school. Here are some additional activities sheets and tip sheets you and your student can view together.

Fruit Riddles

Healthy Breakfast Word Search

How to Make a Balanced Meal

Tip Sheet – Dairy

Tip Sheet- Eat School Lunch

Tip Sheet – Fruit

Tip Sheet – Healthy Snacking

Tip Sheet – Protein Foods

Tip Sheet – Whole Grains

Vegetable Picture Matching

Whole Grain Scramble

Food Services

About our Food Services

Partnering with The Nutrition Group, The Pathway School strives to provide Pathway students who opt-in for our food services with nutritious, healthy, and delicious breakfast and lunch options during the school day.

Access our April and May food menus below:

Non-Discrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

Medical Attestation Form:

To access the Medical Attestation Form, click here.

Accessing Summer Meals:

SFAs must inform eligible families of the availability of reimbursable breakfasts served under the SBP. All SFAs, regardless of participation, are required to advertise the availability of summer meals. To access summer meals, click here.

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