April 2013 Menus for
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Prince George’s County Elementary Schools
on the day in april 1861 that the first shots of the civil war were fired, a watchmaker repairing president lincoln’s pocket watch scratched a message on the inside of the timepiece: “fort sumter was attacked . . . thank god we have a government.” LINCOLN NEVER KNEW the message was in his pocket, and no one ever saw it until the smithsonian museum opened the watch in 2009 -- NEARLY 150 YEARS LATER!
STRANGE BUT TRUE!
PLEASE NOTE: PB & J Sandwich is only available when indicated on the day’s menu
SPRING BREAK! BREAK! SPRING Wednesday, April 10 Entrée Choices Pork BBQ Rib Sandwich* Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ Turkey Salad Platter & Pretzel Rods Sides Vegetarian Baked Beans Steamed Peas & Carrots Applesauce
Thursday, April 11 Entrée Choices Soft Shell Taco1 Turkey Ham & Cheese Sandwich Cheese & Veggie Platter+ & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Steamed Sweet Corn Steamed Broccoli Mandarin Oranges
Break begins at the end of classes:
Wednesday, March 27
Monday, April 8
OUR NATION'S HISTORY
n April 12, 1934, the wind hit 231 miles per hour on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire -- the strongest surface wind gust ever recorded in the U.S.!
WITH LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL
Friday, April 12 Entrée Choices Roasted BBQ Chicken & Honey BBQ Red Beans & Rice Turkey Italian Cold Cut Wrap Popcorn Chicken Salad Platter & Tortilla Chips
Sides Sweet Potato Fries Steamed Spinach Fresh Apple
Monday, April 8 Entrée Choices Cheese Pizza+ Turkey Corn Dog Turkey Ham & Cheese Wrap
Sides Steamed Carrots Steamed Green Peas Applesauce NO SALADS
Tuesday, April 9 Entrée Choices Oven Fried Chicken & Whole Wheat Roll + Pizza Dippers Goldfish Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ & Cheese Stick Sides SteamedGreenBeans Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy Diced Pears NO SALADS
SECRET SALT SOURCES. 75% of the salt we consume comes from restaurants and processed foods. And it’s not always easy to tell how much salt you’re getting. That’s why we’re committed to meeting new standards for limiting sodium until we reach a maximum of 740 mg sodium per meal on average.
EAT BETTER. PLAY HARDER. LIVE HEALTHIER. LEARN EASIER.
WELLNESS IS A WAY OF LIFE!
Sides Steamed Sweet Corn California Blend Vegetables Mandarin Oranges
PB & J Sandwich will only be available when indicated on the day’s menu Garden Salad w/Fresh Tomatoes, Offered w/Reduced Fat Dressing Fresh Fruit Bowl and Fruit Cup 100% Fruit Juice is offered on Tuesday and Thursday
+Item is Meatless *Item Contains Pork 1 Item Contains Beef 2 Item Contains Turkey Full student lunch includes choice of entrée (meat or other protein w/grain item), selection of fruits and vegetables, and choice of milk
Sides Steamed Green Beans Steamed Sweet Corn Diced Pears
Sides Steamed Broccoli Celery & Carrot Sticks w/Dip Crybaby Italian Ice
NUTRITIONTOGO “Coleslaw” comes from a Dutch phrase (”kool sla”) that means cabbage salad. Cabbage has been shown to help prevent certain types of cancer, and it’s also loaded with vitamin C. Cabbage is easy to grow and tolerates cold very well. That’s probably why it’s featured in a lot of northern dishes, like sauerkraut.
A TASTY M O RSEL FO R PA R E N T S
Thursday, April 25 Entrée Choices Chicken Nuggets & Whole Wheat Roll Goldfish Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ & Cheese Stick Chicken Salad Platter & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Steamed Green Beans Sweet Potato Fries Fresh Pear
Friday, April 26
Thursday, April 18 Entrée Choices Mini Pizza Bagels+ Goldfish Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich & Cheese Stick+ Chicken Salad Platter & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Baked Black Beans+ Steamed Carrots Orange Smiles Tuesday, April 23 Entrée Choices Teriyaki Beef Bites1 & Whole Wheat Roll Turkey Italian Cold Cut Wrap Cheese+& Veggie Platter & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Vegetarian Baked Beans Fresh Broccoli & Cauliflower Florets w/Dip Fresh Plum Monday, April 29 Entrée Choices Café Burger1 Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ Chef Salad Platter2 & Pretzel Rods
Sides Crinkle Cut Fries Carrot Sticks w/Dip Mandarin Oranges
Wednesday, April 17 Entrée Choices Chicken Patty Sandwich Turkey & Cheese Wrap Popcorn Chicken Salad Platter & Tortilla Chips
Upside Down Day Entrée Choices Eggo Waffles+ & Turkey Sausage Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ Popcorn Chicken Salad Platter & Tortilla Chips Sides Tator Tots Celery & Carrot Sticks w/Dip Applesauce
Monday, April 22 Entrée Choices Roasted BBQ Chicken & Honey BBQ Red Beans & Rice Peanut Butter &+ Jelly Sandwich Popcorn Chicken Salad Platter & Tortilla Chips
Tuesday, April 16 Entrée Choices Pepperoni Pizzata* Hot Turkey Ham & Cheese on Swirl Roll Chef Salad Platter2 & Pretzel Rods
ITS AND VEGET RU AB F LE LF A
Monday, April 15 Entrée Choices Turkey Lasagna Roll Up & Whole Wheat Roll Goldfish Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich+ & Cheese Stick Cheese+ & Veggie Platter & Pretzel Rods Sides SteamedMixed Vegetables Fresh Broccoli & Cauliflower Florets w/Dip Mandarin Oranges
100% Whole Grain goodness . . . in a delicious snack that we all love?! We often think of corn as a vegetable, but it’s really a grain. And when you eat the whole kernel, corn is a whole-grain food. That makes popcorn a wholegrain snack! Oil and butter can add lots of calories, so try to stick to air-popped popcorn or cook your own and use just a tablespoon or two of canola oil. Popcorn is also loaded with a superimportant substance that you won’t find much of in most snack foods. Do you know what it is? If not, use the hints below to fill in the five words going across in this puzzle. The answer will appear going up and down in the shaded boxes! Corn grows in a ____ Settlers who learned about popcorn from the Indians Container for popcorn Entertainment that goes with popcorn Type of oven for popping corn
Learn more at www.CHOOSEMYPLATE.gov or http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/pyramid.html
Friday, April 19 Entrée Choices Fish Nuggets & Whole Wheat Roll Turkey Ham & Cheese Sandwich Fiesta Chicken Salad Platter & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Steamed California Blend Vegetables Steamed Green Peas Pineapple Tidbits Wednesday, April 24 Entrée Choices Spaghetti & Meat Sauce1 Goldfish Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich & Cheese Stick+ Turkey Salad Platter & Whole Wheat Roll
Sides Steamed Spinach Steamed Mixed Vegetables Diced Pears Tuesday, April 30 Entrée Choices Cherry Blossom Chicken & Steamed Rice Turkey Ham & Cheese Wrap Cheese & Veggie Platter+ & Pretzel Rods
Sides Steamed Broccoli Steamed Sweet Corn Fresh Kiwi
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