Yabidia Guerra was worried that she was in trouble when Principal Jose Santos and Instructional Specialist Roberto Leyva told her they needed to speak with her in the cafeteria on Friday, May 6. But, when she walked in, the food service attendant at Middle College High School at Felix Fraga was received by a room full of her cheering colleagues as she was presented with the May 2022 Customer Service Impact Award.Continue reading
Waltrip High School wrapped up Teacher Appreciation Week on Friday, May 6, with the presentation of a proclamation from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner recognizing School Lunch Hero Day. It’s a day of celebration in honor of HISD’s dedicated Nutrition Services staff and the lasting impact their work has on the students they feed every day.Continue reading
When students talk about Travis Elementary School, they get excited about a certain campus employee who not only delivers tasty meals, but merits recognition for the way she does it.Continue reading
Pre-K and kindergarten students bounced in time while Panic! at the Disco’s “High Hopes” pumped from a stereo as they lined up for breakfast in the Cunningham Elementary School cafeteria.Continue reading
The library went silent as a gaggle of Shadydale Elementary third-grade students readied to bite into what was, for most of them, their very first beet. In the quiet, more than forty pairs of little teeth tentatively picked into sliced beet sticks with audible crunches. Thanks to the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Shadydale students are veritable pros at trying new things.Continue reading
HISD Transportation Services has donated the use of four 20-foot school buses at West University Elementary School to help collect food donations for this year’s Souper Bowl of Caring.Continue reading
Excitement filled the air at the Hexser T. Holliday Food Services Support Facility as Nutrition Services staff members gathered to celebrate the December LEAD campus kitchen training graduates.Continue reading
Nutrition Services has been relying on the accuracy and dependability of Team Lead Anna Acuña in two kitchens at the same time.
Students at two HISD campuses, Browning and Burrus elementary schools, have been able to count on Acuña for her steady hand in everything from supply ordering to recipe preparation for the last two years.Continue reading
As autumn temperatures kept the courtyard cool throughout the late morning, nearly 2,500 Houston MSTC High School students headed outdoors for an early homecoming celebration with lunch hosted by HISD Nutrition Services chefs and staff.
The outdoor fare was part of a new Tailgate/School Pop Up program that encourages students to enjoy the good food provided daily by Nutrition Services campus kitchens.Continue reading
The Houston Independent School District takes pride in ensuring our students are served a well-balanced lunch to help fuel their learning, and we’re recognizing the importance of those efforts during National School Lunch Week, which begins Oct. 11.Continue reading