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Social Media Tips To Boost Participation

Encouraging students to participate in your school nutrition program is a continuous struggle that requires adapting to new marketing techniques. One marketing trend that has exploded in the past few years – to the point of almost being a requirement – is social media. Virtually all students are on one form of social media, so schools […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Fun, Operations, Technology|0 Comments

Who Are You Calling? Part Two

Get to know the faces on the other end of the phone line. PrimeroEdge has a large Customer Care team that stays plenty busy year-round, but back-to-school is an especially hectic time of year. From creating and resolving support cases, troubleshooting on the spot, and answering parent’s SchoolCafé inquiries (all the while providing great customer service), our […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

The Various Stages of Back to School: The Child Nutrition Edition

If you work in child nutrition (and your district doesn’t participate in summer feeding), summer is a time of relaxation, time with family and friends, and a break from the office or kitchen. After closing up the month of July, we know that August – and the madness that we call “back to school” […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

ANC 2017 Recap

Things may be bigger in Texas, but this year’s School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference (SNA) in Atlanta might have been the biggest yet. More exhibitors, bigger booths, and a surprise speaker – Sonny Perdue.

Closing out the conference was none other than Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of Georgia and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

It’s Back to School – Who Are You Calling?

Get to know the faces on the other end of the phone line. The PrimeroEdge Customer Care Team stays plenty busy year-round, but back-to-school is an especially hectic time of year. From creating and resolving support cases, troubleshooting on the spot, and answering parent’s SchoolCafé inquiries (all the while providing great customer service), our Customer […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

Eat with your Eyes – Food Photography and Menu Publishing

Ever wonder what a picture can do for your cafeteria?

Visuals are everywhere in the fast paced world we live in today, and they can make or break your marketing efforts in the cafeteria. Districts across the nation are using menu publishing tools to market their cafeteria offerings and increase participation. Photographs are a huge tool […]

By |April 8th, 2017|Blog, Fun, General, Technology|0 Comments

Celebrate Be Kind Day on March 9

After encountering a lack of inclusiveness from children at school, Colin’s mother Jennifer posted an appeal on Facebook which has since gone viral. In 2014, Jennifer asked America to become one of “Colin’s Friends” and wish him a happy birthday. Within days over 80,000 cards and gifts poured into their local post office for Colin… and they keep […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Fun|1 Comment

Students Hop on a Blender Bike to Create Their Own Smoothies

Perhaps you’ve heard of some schools implementing bicycle desks – the FitDesks with built-in pedals designed to keep students active while also helping “work off some of the nervous energy that can keep them from focusing in the classroom.” But students at Mary A. White Elementary are using bikes in a new way that engages […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Blog, Fun, Nutrition|4 Comments

Happy Holidays (And Free Software) From Our Family To Yours!

Holiday breaks are here, and we can all breathe a sigh of relief!
When the season passes and a new year stands in front of us, there are a lot of things we’ll have to confront, manage and execute within our program- good and bad.
Some of you may even have Administrative Reviews coming up, some of […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Blog, Fun, Operations|0 Comments

Celebrating Halloween and the Fall Harvest in Your Child Nutrition Program

With October comes cooler temperatures, pumpkins, corn mazes, hay rides…and Halloween! This holiday is celebrated across the country, with scary movies, trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and costume parties. With all the games, decorations and candy that any student could dream of, it’s no wonder that kids love celebrating Halloween. Celebrating this special holiday in your child […]

By |October 26th, 2016|Blog, Fun|0 Comments