Malden Public Schools

CONTACT INFORMATION

Omar Hernandez - Food Service Director

(781) 397-6035
(781) 397-7352 (fax)

Hernandezo@whitsons.com

MEAL PRICING

Pre K-8 Breakfast $1.00
Pre K-8 Lunch $2.45
High School Breakfast $1.00
High School Lunch $2.78
Reduced Price Lunch all Grades $0.40
Reduced Price Breakfast all Grades $0.30
Milk $0.50
100% Juice $0.50
Soy Milk $1.00

Pre-Paid Meals

10 Meals Pre K-8: $24.50 HS: $27.80
20 Meals Pre K-8 $49.00

HS: $47.80

30 Meals Pre K-8: $73.50  HS: $83.40
40 Meals Pre K-8: $98.00 HS: $111.20

Free & Reduced Applications:

pdf2016-2017 SY Free & Reduced Lunch Application-English

pdf2016-2017 SY Free & Reduced Lunch Application- Spanish

 

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Celebrate the Healthy Way with Fruit of the Month: Pears

Winter has now arrived and here at Whitsons we want to make sure that no matter what time of year it is, you are still eating your daily serving of fruit. This month we would like to highlight our fruit of the month, the pear.

The best time of year to get pears are from August to October, but they are available all year round. Pears contain many nutrients. These fruits are naturally high in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, copper, and potassium. They are also a great source of fiber, which is great for the heart and helping us stay full. Vitamin C is important especially for young children, because it helps strengthen the immune system, as well as decrease the healing time from bruises and cuts; this is essential in helping us fight off that winter cold!

This fruit is also considered to be hypoallergenic, which means that they are safe to eat for those with food allergies or sensitivities. Po-tassium is necessary for maintaining normal blood pressure, as well as good heart health. Another mineral found in pears is copper; this mineral can help with strong bones, as well as aid in building a healthy immune system. Not only is this fruit packed with vitamins, but it also makes a delicious and healthy snack for children.

Whitsons School Nutrition program helps introduce fruits and vegeta-bles to students with their Nutrition Safari program, and this month pears will be highlighted as the Fruit of the Month. From smoothies to fruit medleys, our Fruit of the Month will be featured in your child’s cafeteria and will be an instant favorite.

Remember, healthy eating habits may begin at home, but Whitsons School Nutrition program will help lead your child on the journey of healthy eating!

Contributor: Katherine Ancona, R.D.

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To learn more about Whitsons’ Nutrition Safari pro-gram, visit www.whitsons.com/services/schoolnutrition.

 

References:

www.medicalnewstoday.com

www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

www.authoritynutrition.com

 

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author and should not be construed as the opinions of Whitsons Culinary Group or any of its affiliates.  All content and material contained in this blog is provided for informational purposes only, and no representation is made as to the accuracy or completeness of this information.  It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual.  It is not medical advice and should not be treated as such.  You should not rely on the information in this blog as a substitute for your own doctor’s medical care or advice. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider.