• Gettysburg Area School District
    Elementary Breakfast and Lunch Program Information
    2023-2024 School Year

    Food Service Newsletter

    A copy of the menu will be posted in your homeroom and will be published here. Menus are also available for pick up in the cafeteria or main office.  

    Elementary students will order their lunch at the beginning of each day in their room. Please review the menu each night and know what you want to order the next day.  You will place your order each day for the main entrée or the alternate choice. Your entrée choice will be accompanied by the vegetable of the day, a choice of fruit and milk.

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    Student Lunches – 5 Components - All students must take a fruit OR vegetable with their meal.
    There are five components of school lunch:
    1.    Protein (hamburger, hot dog, chicken fries, cheese on pizza, tuna, etc.) Choose one.
    2.    Grain (roll, noodles, pasta, pizza crust, etc.) Choose one.
    3.    Fruit - Choose one
    4.    Vegetable - Students may choose 2 servings
    5.    Milk assorted flavors, ½ pint.  Choose One.

    Sample Lunch: One slice of pizza (protein and grain) ½ cup corn, fresh broccoli, a whole apple, milk (5 items) OR one slice of pizza (protein and grain), 1/2 cup fruit, and milk (4 items). Jello, soup, homestyle cookies and cake are occasionally offered as extras, they are provided with the meal at no additional charge.
    Milk, 100% juice, fruits, vegetables and an assortment of a la carte items are available for sale to complement any packed lunch from home, or any school meal.

    Food Allergies
    If your child has food allergies, please ask the school nurse or a member of the Food Services staff for a form to be completed by a physician. This form must be on file in the food service department and updated each year before any food substitution can be made for any of the meal components. You may also access the form by clicking here.

    Dining Room
    Students are responsible for maintaining a clean area. Please clean the area where you were sitting before you go outside or return to class. All lost and found items will be sent to the office.

    Field Trips
    When you are going on a field trip, the cafeteria can pack a nutritious lunch for you. The lunch can be debited from your meal account. Please be sure you have funds in the account to cover the lunch. Free and reduced benefits may be used.