BCS Beat: Issue 2.21.19

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Upcoming Events

February 21: Varsity Boys District Playoff Game @ BCS: 7pm
February 23:
THIS SATURDAY! Indoor Table Top Sale, 8 AM - 12 PM
February 26: College Financial Aid Workshop, 7 PM
March 15: Compassion Dress Down Day
March 20: End of Quarter 3
March 29: ½ Day of School

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THIS SATURDAy 2/23!

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8 AM - 12 PM

Looking for something to do this Saturday? Come out to our first ever BCS Indoor Table Top Sale. Vendors Include: Scentsy, Paparazzi Jewelry, Lipsense, Handmade Accessories and Homemade Snacks.

We will also have a general yard sale section with clothes, baby gear, household items and books.

Ways You can Help

Spread the word and invite friends and family from the community to help our sale be successful. We have a lot of vendors and great deals you won’t want to miss! Please remember to bring in your donations for the PTO’s indoor sale. Contact Amanda at (602) 550-2225 to donate.
All proceeds go to the PTO. There are several ways you can help:

1. Donate.
We will be collecting donations the week before the sale in the gym. If you are able to donate earlier, contact Amanda at abk123456789@yahoo.com to arrange a pickup.

2. Rent a table.
We have a few spots left @ $25 each. Vendors may choose to donate a portion of the proceeds to BCS (optional). For more information contact Dezeree at dez0718@gmail.com.

3. Volunteer.
We need help setting up on Friday night and Saturday morning, as well as cleaning up throughout the day and after the sale. Contact Tammy at tbennicoff@gmail.com if you’re able to help fill one of these slots!

“The PTO is dedicated to serving the Berks Christian School faculty and staff by promoting communication, modeling gratefulness, and strengthening relationships between home and school.”


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RE-ENROLLMENT: ENROLL BY APRIL 1
TO AVOID A HIGH FEE

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Feel free to call the office if you have questions about re-enrollment.

SERVE-A-THON SEASON IS UPON US!

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Serve-a-Thon packets have all been sent home. Either you received it at Family Connect Night or it was sent home with your student or mailed. Please return to the office: (1) the Parent YELLOW Agreement Form, (2) the GREEN student permission form, and (3) your 30 completed letters.

Additionally, if you would like to take advantage of the Spanish version of our sponsorship letters this year, please contact Mrs Bromwell or the school office.

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Calling all builders, carpenters, engineers, designers, or anyone who can use a hammer
or screw gun:

We need builders for this year's set of Mary Poppins. This year's set is quite ambitious, featuring a two story residence for our main characters. We'll be needing a lot of experienced builders and plenty of novice hands as well. If you have building experience, and are willing to help with the design and planning phase, please contact Phil Warner pwarner@berkschristian.org right away! If you are willing to help on our building days in March (any experience or lack of experience welcome) also please contact Phil Warner and we will send you more details.

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Playoff home game tonight!
Come out and cheer our BCS Lions!

Thursday, February 21

VARSITY District 3 Quarterfinals 7:00 PM HOME vs. Mount Calvary Christian

Admission: Adults: $6, Students: $4, District Programs: $5

Monday, February 25

VARSITY District 3 Semifinals TBA vs. TBA

Wednesday, February 27

VARSITY District 3 Finals TBA vs. TBA

Friday, March 1

Deadline to return uniforms for MS & JV basketball

All game and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

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Sign ups for track & field and our HS baseball co-op with Boone are now open!

Spring sports registration is extended through Mon, 2/25. Sign up for track!

● Varsity Track
● MS Track
● Varsity Baseball (co-op with Daniel Boone)

Make sure to register by Monday by completing the form linked above. Return to the school office or scan / send to bsmither@berkschristian.org.

When you register for a team, you are making a commitment to participate. Parent & student athlete attendance at the spring sports athletic meeting (date TBD) is required, and practices officially begin during the 2nd week of March.

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Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

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FOR PRAYER THIS WEEK...

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This week FEB 24 - MARCH 2, specifically, pray the following:

Service Learning Initiative (Strategic Goal #1)

  • Pray for funds for a 2nd BCS van to enable more opportunities for our BCS Serve program.

  • Pray for our 5th graders who will serve biweekly at a local nursing home this spring, completing our first service learning unit.

  • Pray for our teachers as they  continue to develop more service learning units for all classes.

  • Pray for increased opportunities with outside businesses and organizations to build meaningful service learning projects.

Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our upcoming Moms in Prayer meetings, all held in the BCS music room. We will be meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM.

The dates for the rest of this year are:
Saturday March 9, 8-9 AM
Saturday April 13, 8-9 AM
Saturday May 11, 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com.


Employment Opportunities at BCS

4th Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher

Berks Christian School is seeking a long-term substitute teacher for 4th grade starting in April 2019. A degree in elementary education is required. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by emailing pwarner@berkschristian.org or calling at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

Track Coach

Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

Substitute  Teachers

Berks Christian School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.
The job requires-
1. Flexible schedule
2. Bachelors degree (it does not have to be in education)
3. PA Criminal Background Clearance
4. PA Child Abuse Clearance
5. FBI Fingerprinting
If you are interested in being added to our sub list, please send your resume and written Christian 4th

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Read the latest collection of articles by our fabulous students.

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LUNCH MENU FOR 2/25/19

Monday, February 25
Elementary:
Meatball sub, steamed broccoli, pineapple
HS Hot: Chicken fajita wrap, Guacamole & Salsa w/Chips, Mangos
HS Cold: Calzone w/Sauce, Guacamole & Salsa w/Chips, Mangos
Pizza: Mickey’s Cheese Pizza, Guacamole & Salsa w/Chips, Mangos

Tuesday, February 26
Elementary:
Mickey’s Pizza, Jicama Fries, Side Salad, Peaches
HS Hot: Salisbury Steak w/Roll, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Pears
HS Cold: Popcorn Chicken w/Pierogies, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Pears
Pizza: BBQ Chicken flatbread, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Pears

Wednesday, February 27
Elementary:
All-American Cheeseburger Mac & Cheese, Steamed Peas, Spiced Cinnamon Apples
HS Hot: Breakfast Bar, Donut, Hash Brown, Melon Cup
HS Cold: Steak sandwich, Donut, Hash Brown, Melon Cup
Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, Donut, Hash Brown, Melon Cup

Thursday, February 28
Elementary: Baked Chicken Nuggets w/Roll, Carrot Sticks, Fiesta Beans, Melon Cup
HS Hot: Stuffed Shells, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce
HS Cold: Pretzel Dog, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce
Pizza: NY Style pepperoni or 4 meat pizza, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce

Friday, March 1
Elementary: Pancakes With Sausage, Hash Browns, Raisins
HS Hot: Mini Corn Dogs w/ Mac & Cheese, Fiesta Beans, Mandarin Oranges
HS Cold: Chicken Patty sandwich, Fiesta Beans, Mandarin Oranges
Pizza: Stuffed crust pizza, Fiesta Beans, Mandarin Oranges

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BCS Beat: Issue 2.14.19

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Upcoming Events

February 15: Compassion Dress Down Day (Bring at least $2)
February 18:
No School (President’s Day)
February 19: Family Connect Night
February 23: Indoor Table Top Sale, 8 AM - 12 PM
February 26: College Financial Aid Workshop, 7 PM

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TOMORROW FRIDAY 2/15

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DON’T FORGET TO RSVP FOR FAMILY CONNECT NIGHT

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SAT, FEB 23 | 8 AM - 12 PM

Please remember to bring in your donations for the PTO’s indoor sale. Contact Amanda at (602) 550-2225 to donate. Spread the word and invite friends and family from the community to help our sale be successful. We have a lot of vendors and great deals you won’t want to miss!
All proceeds go to the PTO. There are several ways you can help:

1. Donate.
We will be collecting donations the week before the sale in the gym. If you are able to donate earlier, contact Amanda at abk123456789@yahoo.com to arrange a pickup.

2. Rent a table.
We have a few spots left @ $25 each. Vendors may choose to donate a portion of the proceeds to BCS (optional). For more information contact Dezeree at dez0718@gmail.com.

3. Volunteer.
We need help setting up on Friday night and Saturday morning, as well as cleaning up throughout the day and after the sale. Contact Tammy at tbennicoff@gmail.com if you’re able to help fill one of these slots!

“The PTO is dedicated to serving the Berks Christian School faculty and staff by promoting communication, modeling gratefulness, and strengthening relationships between home and school.”


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LAST CHANCE TO GET YOUR COUPON BOOK

We are opening up sales till Friday 21st!

SaveAround is a coupon book that offers hundreds of buy-one-get-one-free discounts, along with many other great discounts!!

You buy one book for just $25!! You will find out that the book pays for itself after using it just 2 or 3 times. You make your money back and more!!!

If you would like a book, please email Beth Bromwell bbromwell@berkschristian.org or contact the school office.

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Calling all builders, carpenters, engineers, designers, or anyone who can use a hammer
or screw gun:

We need builders for this year's set of Mary Poppins. This year's set is quite ambitious, featuring a two story residence for our main characters. We'll be needing a lot of experienced builders and plenty of novice hands as well. If you have building experience, and are willing to help with the design and planning phase, please contact Phil Warner pwarner@berkschristian.org right away! If you are willing to help on our building days in March (any experience or lack of experience welcome) also please contact Phil Warner and we will send you more details.

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BASKETBALL GAMES

Thursday, February 14

VARSITY Semifinals 7:30 PM AWAY TBA @ Covenant Christian Academy

Saturday, February 16

VARSITY Championships 8:00 PM AWAY TBA @ Lebanon Valley College

All game and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

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Sign ups for track & field and our HS baseball co-op with Boone are now open!

Spring sports registration is now open from Thu, Feb 7th through Thu, Feb 21st for the following spring sports:

● Varsity Track
● MS Track
● Varsity Baseball (co-op with Daniel Boone)

Make sure to register by Thu, 2/21 and see the attached sign-up sheet for full details. To register, complete the form (also sent home with all 6th-12th grade students) and return to the school office or scan / send to bsmither@berkschristian.org.

When you register for a team, you are making a commitment to participate. Parent & student athlete attendance at the spring sports athletic meeting (date TBD) is required, and practices officially begin Monday, March 4th.

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Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

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Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our upcoming Moms in Prayer meetings, all held in the BCS music room. We will be meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM.

The dates for the rest of this year are:
Saturday March 9, 8-9 AM
Saturday April 13, 8-9 AM
Saturday May 11, 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com.


Employment Opportunities at BCS

4th Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher

Berks Christian School is seeking a long-term substitute teacher for 4th grade starting in April 2019. A degree in elementary education is required. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by emailing pwarner@berkschristian.org or calling at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

Track Coach

Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

Substitute  Teachers

Berks Christian School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.
The job requires-
1. Flexible schedule
2. Bachelors degree (it does not have to be in education)
3. PA Criminal Background Clearance
4. PA Child Abuse Clearance
5. FBI Fingerprinting
If you are interested in being added to our sub list, please send your resume and written Christian 4th

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Read the latest collection of articles by our fabulous students.

 
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LUNCH MENU FOR 2/18/19

Monday, February 18
NO LUNCH ORDERS AVAILABLE

Tuesday, February 19
Elementary:
Personal pizza, romaine salad, fruit cocktail
HS Hot: Chicken & cheese quesadilla w/salsa, hummus w/veggie dippers, peaches
HS Cold: Sloppy Joe, hummus w/veggie dippers, peaches
Pizza: BBQ Chicken flatbread, hummus w/veggie dippers, peaches

Wednesday, February 20
Elementary:
Walking taco, corn, mangos
HS Hot: Pasta bar, salad greens, steamed zucchini, fruit salad
HS Cold: Fish sandwich, salad greens, steamed zucchini, fruit salad
Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, salad greens, steamed zucchini, fruit salad

Thursday, February 21
Elementary: Chicken patty on bun, green beans, lettuce & tomato slices, strawberries
HS Hot: BBQ Rib sandwich, baked beans, pineapple
HS Cold: Grilled cheese sandwich, baked beans, pineapple
Pizza: NY Style pepperoni or 4 meat pizza, baked beans, pineapple

Friday, February 22
Elementary: Hot dog on bun, smile potatoes, baked beans, pears
HS Hot: Bacon cheeseburger, sweet potato waffle fries, broccoli salad, melon cup
HS Cold: Chicken parm. sandwich, sweet potato waffle fries, broccoli salad, melon cup
Pizza: Stuffed crust pizza, sweet potato waffle fries, broccoli salad, melon cup

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BCS Beat: Issue 2.7.19

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Upcoming Events

February 4-8: Spirit Week
February 7: SENIOR NIGHT, Class of 2019 Recognition after game
February 11: Poppins rehearsals begin
February 14: PreK Open House, 9 AM - 12 PM
February 18: No School (President’s Day)
February 19: Family Connect Night
February 26: College Financial Aid Workshop, 7 PM

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Tomorrow is the last day for Spirit Week!

Friday, February 8th Decade Day
Choose a decade from 1900-1990 and pick an outfit so people can guess which decade you are! (If we do not get any snow days, this will be our 100th Day of School!)

*For each day please follow the modesty guidelines in the BCS Family Handbook.

DAILY PRIZE WINNERS DURING SPIRIT WEEK!
Each day a winner will be picked from K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, and 9th-12th!


due THIS monday!
Junior Class Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

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The Junior class is selling flowers and chocolate covered pretzels for Valentine's Day. Order forms are going home this week (and were attached to your Beat email). Make sure to place your order by February 11th.

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PRESCHOOL VALENTINE’S DAY OPEN HOUSE
february 14 | 9 am - 12 pm

We are so excited for Berks Christian Preschool to have new students for the 2019-2020 school year! Drop by to see what fun activities the class is doing on Valentine's Day and get any questions answered about our preschool program.To RSVP go to https://www.facebook.com/events/561471691038098/

DON’T FORGET TO RSVP FOR FAMILY CONNECT NIGHT

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choreographer wanted

In the months leading up to Mary Poppins we will need help with various roles. The first big role we need is a choreographer. If you or anyone you know has choreography experience please email Rebekah Klase.

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BASKETBALL GAMES

Come out and support the BCS basketball home games during Spirit Week!

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SENIOR RECOGNITION AFTER THE GAME!
TODAY’S GAMES

MS GIRLS 3:30 PM HOME vs. Conestoga Christian School
MS BOYS 4:30 PM HOME vs. Conestoga Christian School
MS BOYS B 5:30 PM HOME vs. Conestoga Christian Academy
VARSITY 7:00 PM HOME vs. Veritas Christian Academy, SENIOR RECOGNITION!

Friday, February 8

MS GIRLS 3:30 PM AWAY vs. Linville Hill Christian School
MS BOYS 4:30 PM AWAY vs. Linville Hill Christian School
MS BOYS B 5:30 PM AWAY vs. Linville Hill Christian Academy

Tuesday, February 12

VARSITY Quarterfinals TBA

Thursday, February 14

VARSITY Semifinals 7:30 PM AWAY TBA

Saturday, February 16

VARSITY Championships 8:00 PM AWAY TBA

All game and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

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Sign ups for track & field and our HS baseball co-op with Boone are now open!

Spring sports registration is now open from Thu, Feb 7th through Thu, Feb 21st for the following spring sports:

● Varsity Track
● MS Track
● Varsity Baseball (co-op with Daniel Boone)

Make sure to register by Thu, 2/21 and see the attached sign-up sheet for full details. To register, complete the form (also sent home with all 6th-12th grade students) and return to the school office or scan / send to bsmither@berkschristian.org.

When you register for a team, you are making a commitment to participate. Parent & student athlete attendance at the spring sports athletic meeting (date TBD) is required, and practices officially begin Monday, March 4th.

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Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

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Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our upcoming Moms in Prayer meetings, all held in the BCS music room. We will be meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM.

The dates for the rest of this year are:

Saturday February 9, 8-9 AM
Saturday March 9, 8-9 AM
Saturday April 13, 8-9 AM
Saturday May 11, 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com.


Employment Opportunities at BCS

4th Grade Long Term Substitute Teacher

Berks Christian School is seeking a long-term substitute teacher for 4th grade starting in April 2019. A degree in elementary education is required. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by emailing pwarner@berkschristian.org or calling at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

Track Coach

Berks Christian School is seeking a Track Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required.

Substitute  Teachers

Berks Christian School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.
The job requires-
1. Flexible schedule
2. Bachelors degree (it does not have to be in education)
3. PA Criminal Background Clearance
4. PA Child Abuse Clearance
5. FBI Fingerprinting
If you are interested in being added to our sub list, please send your resume and written Christian 4th


NEWS FROM THE PTO

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Please remember to bring in your donations for the PTO’s indoor sale. Contact Amanda at (602) 550-2225 to donate. Spread the word and invite friends and family from the community to help our sale be successful. We have a lot of vendors and great deals you won’t want to miss!
All proceeds go to the PTO. There are several ways you can help:

1. Donate.
We will be collecting donations the week before the sale in the gym. If you are able to donate earlier, contact Amanda at abk123456789@yahoo.com to arrange a pickup.

2. Rent a table.
We have a few spots left @ $25 each. Vendors may choose to donate a portion of the proceeds to BCS (optional). For more information contact Dezeree at dez0718@gmail.com.

3. Volunteer.
We need help setting up on Friday night and Saturday morning, as well as cleaning up throughout the day and after the sale. Contact Tammy at tbennicoff@gmail.com if you’re able to help fill one of these slots!

“The PTO is dedicated to serving the Berks Christian School faculty and staff by promoting communication, modeling gratefulness, and strengthening relationships between home and school.”

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SPIRIT WEEK

 
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LUNCH MENU FOR 2/11/19

Monday, February 11
Elementary:
Baked chicken stix w/roll, sweet potato fries, fresh broccoli w/dip, frozen treat
HS Hot: Hot & spicy or reg. chicken patty sandwich, lettuce, tomato, green beans, strawberries
HS Cold: French toast slice w/sausage, lettuce, tomato, green beans, strawberries
Pizza: Mickey’s cheese pizza, lettuce, tomato, green beans, strawberries

Tuesday, February 12
Elementary:
Stuffed crust pizza, salad greens, roasted squash, strawberries
HS Hot: Mac & cheese w/choice Philly steak, buffalo chicken or cheeseburger, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, pears
HS Cold: Pizza sticks w/sauce, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, pears
Pizza: BBQ Chicken flatbread, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, pears

Wednesday, February 13
Elementary:
French toast w/ham, hash browns, veggie dippers, grapes
HS Hot: Walking Taco, lettuce & tomato slices, fiesta beans, corn, mangos
HS Cold: Egg, cheese & sausage sandwich, lettuce & tomato slices, fiesta beans, corn, mangos
Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, lettuce & tomato slices, fiesta beans, corn, mangos

Thursday, February 14
Elementary: Grilled cheese, tomato soup w/croutons, zucchini, fruit salad
HS Hot: Burger bar, sidewinder fries, cole slaw, grapes
HS Cold: Hot roast beef & cheddar, sidewinder fries, cole slaw, grapes
Pizza: NY Style pepperoni or 4 meat pizza, sidewinder fries, cole slaw, grapes

Friday, February 15
NO LUNCH ORDERS AVAILABLE

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