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“[T]he program that were running is actually a version of the national school lunch program summer program that’s already in place,” Beachwood’s Resident Director of AVI Foodsystems Lucy DuHaime said.

Lunch Service Continued Through School Shutdown

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor June 4, 2020

The Ohio Dept. of Education encouraged school districts to continue feeding students during the COVID-19 lockdown this spring.  Beachwood City Schools offered an expanded free and reduced lunch program...

Image source: Edward via Wikimedia Commons

Food Limited to Cafeteria to Protect Students With Severe Allergies

Nam Nguyen, Staff Writer September 9, 2016

Due to an increase in numbers of students with severe nut allergies, food has been restricted to the cafeteria this year. Students are no longer allowed to eat in the hallways or in classrooms. Nurse...

Image by Jinle Zhu

Cafeteria Should Offer More Appetizing Options for Vegetarians

Hannah Leland, Staff Writer October 27, 2015

Being nearly 13/16 done with high school, I’ve taken my fair share of demanding courses. However, the class that hands-down requires the most imagination, critical thinking and raw creative talent: Lunch. I’m...

“I think that it’s important that we continue to teach kids how to make healthy choices,” Principal Ed Klein said.

School Nutrition Regulations Take Effect at BHS

Grant Gravagna, News Editor October 21, 2014
Food sold in schools must be a “whole grain-rich” grain product, have a fruit, vegetable, dairy product or protein food as its “first ingredient,” or be a “combination food” that contains at least ¼ cup of fruit and/or vegetable.
Ohio wellness guidelines suggest that schools “provide an environment that offers and promotes healthy food and drink choices.”  Photo by Ena Jones.

Healthy Choices for Lunch?

June 3, 2010

By Ben Ducoff, Staff Writer (With additional reporting by the journalism class) During the 2006-07 school year, the Beachwood City Schools implemented a wellness policy recognizing the relationship...

Photo by Jeffrey Zuckerman  In the last few years, the number of BHS students who qualify for free and reduced lunches has increased.

Free and Reduced Lunches: an Economic Indicator?

November 3, 2009

By Brandon Rotsky, Staff Writer As the economy suffers, more people are looking to spend only on the necessary items such as food, electricity, and clothes. There is one place where some families are...

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