Latham Lunchbox

The Latham Lunchbox is the P&C run  school canteen. It  provides a wide range of foods and snacks for students and teachers 4 days a week, Tuesday – Friday for lunch  and recess.

Lunch at 11:20-12:00 (open for online orders and canteen window sales)
Recess at 1:30-2:00 (open for online orders only)
Orders close at 8am.

The Latham Lunchbox is run by a friendly canteen manager. However, volunteer parent/carer help always welcome but especially on Friday’s, our busiest day. If you are able to volunteer some time please contact the canteen on 61420095 OR email canteencoord.lathampandc@gmail.com. Younger children are welcome as the canteen is a family friendly environment.

Volunteers are the canteen’s most precious resource!

Lunch Orders: For the latest menu and meal deals or to place an order check out the Flexischools website. Also available on Flexischools is the Cashcard for $3 or $5. It gets delivered to your child, complete with name and class printed on the back, and they can use it like cash at the canteen window. So easy!

Counter Sales: The Latham Lunchbox canteen window is open for cash / cashcard sales at lunch only. On sale is a limited snack menu consisting of lite snacks like fruit, popcorn and pikelets and a small selection of frozen and hot food all ranging between .50 cents and $2.50.

The Latham Lunchbox uses a traffic light system to categorise foods and drinks according to their nutritional value, view the The Traffic Light System in Schools provided by the ACT Education Directorate for more information. The Latham Lunchbox only sell GREEN and AMBER foods.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

→  When is our school canteen open?

The canteen is open Tuesday to Friday for all students (including Preschool). The Canteen is CLOSED ON MONDAYS.

Orders can be made via Flexischools.

The counter is also open for lunch service, serving wedges, icey poles, frozen ice cups, fruit, popcorn etc. Students can use cash or their cash card (available on Flexischools).

→  How do I order on Flexischools?

Please head to https://www.flexischools.com.au and set up an account. All orders are made through the Flexischools website and app. Orders must be in by 8am on the day.

→  What if I have trouble with Flexischools?

Please email Flexischools on help@flexischools.com.au or complete the contact form on the Flexischools website.

→  What if I have trouble with the menu on Flexischools?

Please email the canteen manager Bonnie on lathamlunchbox@gmail.com or call the canteen between 9-1:30pm on 02 6142 0095.

→  How can my family discuss adding an item to the menu?

Please contact Bonnie via email or drop into the canteen to discuss.

→  We are having trouble with our lunch order, what do we do?

You can email Bonnie or call the canteen. There is always a solution to any problem.

→  My child is no longer able to have the lunch order that I have ordered?

Please call the canteen as soon as you know the lunch order is no longer needed. In most cases you can move the lunch order to the next day.

→  My child has food allergies – is there something they can eat safely?

The canteen has gluten, dairy, egg free products and while utmost care is taken to maintain food security there is no guarantees.

→  How can I volunteer in the canteen?

Our canteen relies on the support and generosity of people, just like you, who volunteer to help provide this important service to students and teachers. Volunteer parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles are most welcome to help in the Canteen, especially on our busiest day, Friday.

If you are able to volunteer some time please contact the canteen on 61420095 OR email canteencoord.lathampandc@gmail.com. Younger children are welcome as the canteen is a family friendly environment.

→  What do volunteers do in the canteen?

Volunteers assist and support the Canteen Manager to efficiently and professionally operate our school canteen, the Latham Lunchbox. This can include:

• Preparing and selling menu items as per the canteen menu.
• Preparation of pizzas, sandwiches and sushi bowls.
• Toasting sandwiches.
• Packing lunch bags.
• Restocking fridges and freezers.
• Making up popcorn, juice cups, veggie sticks, the famous ANZAC biscuits and other snacks
• Washing, drying and putting away equipment

If you are able to volunteer some time please contact the canteen on 61420095 OR email canteencoord.lathampandc@gmail.com otherwise if you would like more information about volunteering in the canteen, please contact lathamlunchbox@gmail.com

Canteen Fun Facts

Did you know…

Where possible Bonnie pre-makes ingredients from scratch, using seasonal produce.

Recipes are often used for multiple menu options, such as: pizza sauce and pasta sauce; beef burger patties and meatballs.

Bonnie takes pride in her inclusive menu, identifying the importance of catering for allergy and cultural requirements.

Our Daily Specials are:

TUESDAY Burger & Sipahh Milk

WEDNESDAY Summer Bento Box

THURSDAY Italian Meatball Sub & Juice

FRIDAY Nachos

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