Food Services

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Food Service Management

 Karen Pagano

Phone: 845-838-6900 X2012


Degrees and Certifications:

BSE , Physical Education and Nutrition

Karen Pagano

Mrs. Pagano brings over 35 years of Food Service Management experience to our School District.

She has been the Food Service Director here in Beacon City Schools since December of 2012.   The challenges of each business line have helped her to bring the best of these differing Food and Nutrition management stragegies to our District under the watchful guidelines of  USDA and Child Nutrition.  As a parent in this district you can be assured Beacon City Schools food service department meets or exceeds these standards  serving nearly 2000 meals daily in our 6 cafeterias.  

None of this work would be possible without the dedication of the strong Management team in the food service office and the kitchens of our schools. These dedicated professionals have significant cumulitive experience in School Food service and help to make each meal for your children a positive experience each day. 

Our Management team includes:

Chinasa Okon- Account Clerk

Beacon High School - John Matthews and Margaret Kinney

Rombout Middle school - Darlene Mazzacone and Jaime Postolan

Sargent Elementary - Shawanda Gory and Marilyn Plumer

South Avenue Elementary-Karla Lahey and Joshua Kirk

Glenham Elementary- Carla Tranberg and Cindy Yalanis

J.V. Forrestal- Christine Godel and Micheline Warner

Dennis Lahey - Courier

Please feel free to contact our team with any concerns with your students meals.

Wishing a Healthy 2016-17 School year.



Contact Us

  • Director of Food and Nutrition

    Mrs. Karen Pagano
    845-838-6900 x2012


    Account Clerk

    Ms. Chinasa Okon
    845-838-6900 ext. 2021


    Food Services

    Sargent School
    29 Education Drive
    Beacon, New York, 12508