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Foods which are locally grown, produced, or packaged in Nebraska will be served the first Thursday of every month.  Known as Nebraska Thursdays, the menu celebrates Nebraska companies.

Lunch Menu for September 1, 2016

Ranch Chicken Drummies (Smart Chicken - Tecumseh, Nebraska)

Fresh Corn on the Cob (Daniel's Produce - Columbus, Nebraska)

Glazed Butternut Squash (Daniel's Produce - Columbus, Nebraska)

Fresh Sliced Watermelon (Heldt Farms - Yutan, Nebraska)

Whole Grain Breadstick  (Rotella's Bakery - Omaha, Nebraska)

Choice of Chilled Milk (Hiland Dairy - Omaha, Nebraska)


Parent On-line Payment

Omaha Public Schools is proud to announce we are upgrading our Lunch Account Software to a new system called Primero Edge.  Primero Edge offers an easy-to-use way for parents/guardians to securely and conveniently pay for school meals through SCHOOLCAFE.COM.  The district will be changing to which will be available to you July 1, 2016.  Some of the key features include:

  •         Accepts payments types of  debit or credit cards with a Visa or Master Card logo
  •          Access from any computer 24/7
  •          Low balance email reminders
  •          Automatic payments
  •          Transactions made to your child’s cafeteria account within two hours
  •          Customer Support Services to answer your questions

Mobile App is Available to download

In addition, if your child attends a Middle\High School, you will be able to see the features below.  The district will upgrading the Lunch Account Software to the Elementary Schools throughout the 2016-17 school year.  Once your child’s school is on Primero Edge, you will be able access these features as well (more details to come soon).

  •       Viewing your child’s cafeteria account balance
  •       Review daily spending and purchases

Meal account balances will be carried over to the 2016-17 school year unless a request has been made to refund the student’s balance.

Please Note: A $2.00 minimum balance is required and a convenience fee per transaction amount will be charged.  More information is located at SCHOOLCAFE.COM

Contact Nutrition Services at 531-299-9437 for answers to any additional questions you may have.


Join the Omaha Public Schools Nutrition Services


We are hiring for the 2016-17 school year.


School cafeteria employees are skilled professionals in the food service industry.  No longer referred to as “lunch ladies,” they offer more to students than simply handing out school breakfasts and lunches and are one of many groups of people who contribute to a child’s education.  Working alongside teachers, coaches, counselors, librarians, and other school personnel, cafeteria employees can make a difference in the life of a child.  By preparing and serving healthy meals, they help support the core mission of education, especially when it comes to boosting student’s concentration, focus, and cognitive function. 

If you want to know more about the rewarding career of a Nutrition Services employee, please click on the Employment Opportunities tab at the top of the page.


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