Food and Nutrition
National School Lunch Week Arlington ISD is known for being innovative, and it proves it time and again, from the classroom to the cafeteria. And sometimes, the innovation comes from both working together. That was proved this week with the launch of a new dish to highlight National School Lunch Week. National School Lunch Week…Read More about Arlington ISD Celebrates School Lunch Week.
Ask and it shall be given. Culinary with Amber Craven The saying is true for Amber Craven’s culinary arts class at Bowie High School. You might remember them from May when the class hosted a taste testing for Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos and food and nutrition services director David Lewis. Now, their delicious…Read More about Bowie Culinary Students’ Recipe Makes Its Way into the Cafeteria.
Join our Food and Nutrition Services team! The benefits of working in Arlington ISD as a nutrition services professional include FREE job training as well as compensation for participating in training with an additional stipend of up to 40 cents more an hour for successfully passing your training courses. If you attend one of our…Read More about Join our Food and Nutrition Services team!.
Summer meals This summer, Arlington ISD will connect children 18 and younger and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old with healthy, no-cost summer meals. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition program administered in the Lone Star State by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). For…Read More about ARLINGTON ISD WILL SERVE FREE MEALS FOR LOCAL CHILDREN THIS SUMMER.
There’s an old saying that goes, “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” Well, culinary students at Bowie High School are heating things up, but they can handle it. The budding chefs have created some special recipes that will be featured on district lunch menus this fall. Led by culinary teacher…Read More about Bowie High School Culinary Students Whip Up New Recipes.
Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language has lots of great spaces – a dance room, piano lab, STEM labs, music rooms, art rooms, multiple collaboration spaces and a new gym. But it needed one more thing. A bigger kitchen. Now, thanks to the 2019 Bond, Jones has exactly that. It was a long…Read More about Jones Academy’s new kitchen opens.
If you want to get your career cooking, then the Arlington ISD has the job for you. The food and nutrition services department is hosting a job fair this Saturday, April 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as the district looks to fill vacancies. The job fair will be at our food and nutrition…Read More about Get your career cooking.
Amos Elementary fourth-grader Parker knows what he likes when it comes to food. “The French fries were too spicy,” Parker said. “The other two were too bland. They tasted just like potatoes.” Classmate Jose is also a food critic of sorts. He was rather vocal when it comes to nacho cheese. “The one that’s blue…Read More about Students Taste Test Food Options for Next Year.
Arlington ISD parents and guardians have until Jan. 31 to request a review of their pandemic-electronic benefit transfer (P-EBT) benefits for the 2020-21 school year. To qualify for 2020-21 school year P-EBT benefits, applications had to be submitted through YourTexasBenefits and children had to meet criteria to be eligible. If a parent or caregiver wants…Read More about Request P-EBT benefits review for 2020-2021 by Jan. 31.
If you pay any attention to the news – or go to the grocery store – you know about the widescale supply chain issues across the country. Unfortunately, Arlington ISD is not immune, and the district’s food and nutrition services department has been especially hard hit. Arlington ISD’s food and nutrition services department runs a…Read More about Arlington ISD’s food services impacted by nationwide shortages.