Food and Nutrition

National School Lunch Week - new chicken carnita bowls

Arlington ISD Celebrates School Lunch Week

October 19, 2022
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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…

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Bowie's culinary students make sandwich added to cafeteria menu

Bowie Culinary Students’ Recipe Makes Its Way into the Cafeteria

August 30, 2022
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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…

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ARLINGTON ISD WILL SERVE FREE MEALS FOR LOCAL CHILDREN THIS SUMMER

May 31, 2022
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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…

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Bowie culinary students prep food for taste testing

Bowie High School Culinary Students Whip Up New Recipes

May 18, 2022
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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…

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Amos students test taste lunch menu options

Students Taste Test Food Options for Next Year

April 14, 2022
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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…

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Request P-EBT benefits review for 2020-2021 by Jan. 31

January 21, 2022
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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…

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Food and Nutrition Services

Arlington ISD’s food services impacted by nationwide shortages

November 4, 2021
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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…

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