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Wildcat Cafe


Jan 26, 2021

Dear Parent or Guardian:

The Gregory-Portland ISD announced today it will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) under the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP) for the 2021-2022 School Year. Schools qualifying to operate CEP serve one breakfast and lunch to all children at no charge eliminating the collection of meal applications for free, reduced-price, and paid student meals. This new approach reduces burdens for both families and school administrators and help ensure that students receive nutritious meals. This will be the last year Gregory-Portland ISD operates the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). A-La-Carte items as well as second servings will be available for A-La-Carte prices at all grade levels

If you need more information, please contact us at the food service office.   361.777.1098


Jeff Atkinson

Thursday, October 15, 2020

G-P Food Service changes to Curbside Meal Pick-Up Location(s) & Eligibility

Curbside Meals will now be available for ANY child 18 years old or youngeruntil the end of the 2020-21 school year at both of the curbside pick-up locations in Gregory and Portland. In an effort to streamline curbside service for families, the G-P Food Service team will also be moving its curbside meal pick-up location currently at T.M. Clark to instead have families pick up meals at G-P High School beginning Wednesday, October 21, 2020. In order to pick up a meal beginning on this date, those arriving for pick-up will enter the G-P High School teacher parking lot using the entrance from Buddy Ganem Drive (this is the third entrance on Buddy Ganem from Wildcat Drive). Drivers will need to follow the drive-thru lane around the parking lot toward the curbside pick-up table. Please keep in mind: The T.M. Clark curbside service will continue in the meantime, until meal pick-up begins at G-PHS on October 21st. Meal pick-up will continue in Gregory at S.F. Austin Elementary.

GP Food Service cambia a la (s) ubicación (es) de recogida de comidas en la acera y elegibilidad

Las comidas en la acera ahora estarán disponibles para CUALQUIER niño de 18 años o menos hasta el final del año escolar 2020-21 en los dos lugares de recogida en la acera en Gregory y Portland. En un esfuerzo por agilizar el servicio en la acera para las familias, el equipo de GP Food Service también moverá su ubicación de recogida de comidas en la acera actualmente en TM Clark para que las familias recojan las comidas en GP High School a partir del miércoles 21 de octubre de 2020. En Para recoger una comida a partir de esta fecha, los que lleguen para recogerlos ingresarán al estacionamiento de maestros de GP High School usando la entrada de Buddy Ganem Drive (esta es la tercera entrada en Buddy Ganem de Wildcat Drive). Los conductores deberán seguir el carril de acceso directo alrededor del estacionamiento hacia la mesa de recogida en la acera. Tenga en cuenta: El servicio de TM Clark en la acera continuará mientras tanto, hasta que comience la recogida de comida en G-PHS el 21 de octubre. La recogida de comida continuará en Gregory en SF Austin Elementary.

Assist student achievement through nutrition.

Quality – Service - Accountability
The Nutrition Services Department is guided by three values:
1. We will provide a quality dining experience with a variety of nutritious options. Each menu item will be properly prepared and served in an appealing fashion. All menu items will be evaluated for nutritional content, taste, customer preference, regulatory compliance and financial affordability.
2. Customer service will be a priority at all of our facilities. Everyone will be greeted with a smile and treated with respect.
3. Accountability will be demonstrated by:
Our stakeholders include students, parents, employees, school staff, and taxpayers. These stakeholders deserve a quality nutrition services experience with excellent service that maintains accountability. We will deliver that experience.


We believe all students should have access to meals that will furnish the nourishment required for optimal growth, development, and academic success.

We believe open lines of communication should be maintained between Food and Nutrition Services, students, parents, staff, and community.

We believe financial responsibility should continue to be practiced by Food and Nutrition Services.

We believe Food and Nutrition Services should provide and support professional training opportunities in order to maintain a well-trained, highly motivated staff.

We believe in providing a fun and exciting, safe and secure environment in modern, well-maintained facilities.

We believe all decisions should be based on the best interest of the students of our district.

We believe G-PISD Food and Nutrition Services is one of the top programs in the state of Texas.


The Nutrition Services Department is one of the largest support services departments in the District with over 85 employees. Our staff prepares and serves over 8,000 breakfasts and lunches daily, a total of about 1.5 million meals per year, at all our campuses.

The Nutrition Services Department operates under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program. These programs are administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) at the state level. All of our food and beverages served meet strict federal guidelines from the USDA and TDA.

We are self-funded and do not receive funds from local property taxes. We receive federal reimbursement and earn revenue to pay for all of our departmental expenses.

We are Wildcat Café!

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (English)

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)    mail:        U.S. Department of Agriculture

                        Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

                        1400 Independence Avenue, SW

                        Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)    fax:          (202) 690-7442; or

(3)    email:      program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Spanish)


De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complainty en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)  correo:        U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)  fax:             (202) 690-7442; o

(3)  correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.