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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.



2nd Nine Weeks - Student Meals | Tuesday, October 7, 2020

The G-PISD Food Service team is implementing a few changes in how student meals are provided and/or delivered for students in advance of the 2nd Nine-Week grading period beginning next week. These changes are necessary so that the Wildcat Cafe team can continue to serve ALL students who are coming to campuses for face-to-face instruction, in addition to virtual learners. Please review the following information for the latest changes, and make plans to ensure your student(s) are able to take advantage of FREE MEALS through the current student meal program.

  • Bus Delivery service to various locations across Gregory and Portland will end after Wednesday, October 7th. Tomorrow will be the LAST DAY for bus delivery service.
  • Curbside "Grab and Go" service will continue, with parents of virtual learners being able to pick up meals at S.F. Austin or T.M. Clark from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on school days.
  • Room Service meals are being delivered to classroom(s) for breakfast and lunch at campuses who have determined that this is the safest option for face-to-face learners on their campus at this time.
  • Cafeteria Style service continues as well, with face-to-face learners being able to pick up lunch in the cafeteria and return to the classroom to eat, and/or social distance in the cafeteria with safety measures in place as determined by the campus (face shields, partitions, etc.).

El equipo de Servicio de Alimentos de G-PISD está implementando algunos cambios en la forma en que se proporcionan y / o se entregan las comidas a los estudiantes antes del segundo período de calificaciones de nueve semanas que comienza la próxima semana. Estos cambios son necesarios para que el equipo de Wildcat Cafe pueda continuar sirviendo a TODOS los estudiantes que vienen a los campus para recibir instrucción presencial, además de los estudiantes virtuales. Por favor revise la siguiente información para conocer los últimos cambios y haga planes para asegurarse de que sus estudiantes puedan aprovechar las COMIDAS GRATIS a través del programa actual de comidas para estudiantes.

  • Entrega de autobús servicio a varias ubicaciones en Gregory y Portland terminará después del miércoles 7 de octubre . Mañana será el ÚLTIMO DÍA para servicio de entrega de bus.
  • En la acera "Agarra y listo" El servicio continuará y los padres de los estudiantes virtuales podrán recoger las comidas en SF Austin o TM Clark de 10:30 am a 11:15 am los días escolares.
  • Servicio de habitacion las comidas se entregan en las aulas para el desayuno y el almuerzo en los campus que han determinado que esta es la opción más segura para los estudiantes cara a cara en su campus en este momento.
  • Estilo Cafetería El servicio continúa también, con los estudiantes cara a cara que pueden recoger el almuerzo en la cafetería y regresar al aula para comer, y / o distancia social en la cafetería con las medidas de seguridad establecidas por el campus (protectores faciales , particiones, etc.).

First Nine Weeks - Student Meals | Sept. 2020

Gregory-Portland ISD Food & Nutrition Services / Wildcat Café will provide one (1) meal packet to each currently-enrolled student within Gregory-Portland ISD. THIS PROGRAM IS OFFERED ONLY TO ENROLLED G-PISD STUDENTS. The student must provide documentation showing either a student ID number or a school ID in order to receive a meal packet (parents can access a student’s ID number when logged in to Skyward Family Access).Each meal packet will include a hot lunch, as well as breakfast for the following day. Meals will be available for pick-up during regular school days, Monday‑Friday. Meals will not be served on student holidays or staff development days.

No-Contact Curbside Pick-Up Meals will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at S.F. Austin and T.M. Clark Elementary Schools

Meals will also be available for pick-up in heavily-populated areas across G-PISD as outlined below. Please try to arrive early for meal packet pick up.

Gregory Area Bus Stops at:

  • G-P Middle School Parking Lot - 10:45am to 11:05am
  • The Glades - 11:10am to 11:30am
  • Amos & Kline - 11:35am to 11:50am
  • Gregory City Park - 11:55am to 12:20am

Lang Road / Moore Avenue Bus Stops at:

  • Portland Municipal Park - 10:45am to 11:05am
  • Bridgepoint - 11:20am to 11:50am
  • Oak Manor Apts - 11:55am to 12:25pm
  • Lands End Apt - 12:30pm to 1:00pm

East Cliff Bus Stops at:

  • Food Services Offices (Old East Cliff) - 10:45am to 11:25am
  • East Cliff main entrance 11:30am to 11:55am
  • Bayridge stop #1 at California & Sacramento - 12:00 noon to 12:25pm
  • Bayridge stop #2 at Bay Breeze & Imperial - 12:30 pm to 1:00pm

Menu and routes are subject to change without notice. Pick-up times are approximate.



Horario de entrega de comidas: 8-18 de septiembre de 2020

Servicios de Alimentos y Nutrición de Gregory-Portland ISD / Wildcat Café proporcionará un (1) paquete de comida a cada estudiante actualmente inscrito en Gregory-Portland ISD. ESTE PROGRAMA SE OFRECE ÚNICAMENTE A ESTUDIANTES INSCRITOS EN G-PISD . El estudiante debe proporcionar documentación que muestre un número de identificación estudiantil o un identificación escolar para recibir un paquete de comida (los padres pueden acceder al número de identificación del estudiante cuando inician sesión en Skyward Family Access). Cada paquete de comida incluirá un almuerzo caliente, así como un desayuno para el día siguiente. Las comidas estarán disponibles para recoger durante los días escolares regulares, de lunes a viernes. No se servirán comidas en los días festivos de los estudiantes o en los días de desarrollo del personal.

Las comidas para recoger en la acera sin contacto estarán disponibles en 10:30 am a 11:15 am en las escuelas primarias SF Austin y TM Clark

Las comidas también estarán disponibles para recoger en áreas densamente pobladas en G-PISD como se describe a continuación. Intente llegar temprano para recoger el paquete de comida.

Paradas de autobús del área de Gregory en:

  • Estacionamiento de la escuela secundaria GP - 10:45 am a 11:05 am
  • The Glades - 11:10 am a 11:30 am
  • Amos y Kline: de 11:35 a.m. a 11:50 a.m.
  • Parque de la ciudad de Gregory: de 11:55 a.m. a 12:20 a.m.

Paradas de autobús de Lang Road / Moore Avenue en:

  • Parque Municipal de Portland: de 10:45 a.m. a 11:05 a.m.
  • Bridgepoint - 11:20 am a 11:50 am
  • Apartamentos Oak Manor: de 11:55 a.m. a 12:25 p.m.
  • Apt. De Lands End - 12:30 pm a 1:00 pm

Paradas de autobús de East Cliff en:

  • Oficinas de servicios de alimentos (Old East Cliff): de 10:45 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
  • Entrada principal de East Cliff de 11:30 a.m. a 11:55 a.m.
  • Parada Bayridge # 1 en California y Sacramento - 12:00 del mediodía a 12:25 pm
  • Parada # 2 de Bayridge en Bay Breeze y Imperial - 12:30 pm a 1:00 pm

El menú y las rutas están sujetos a cambios sin previo aviso. Los horarios de recogida son aproximados.



MISSION STATEMENT
Assist student achievement through nutrition.

OUR VISION
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.

CORE BELIEFS

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.

ABOUT US

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!


Our services are provided through the Texas Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition programs funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. We are not funded by Gregory-Portland ISD or any local tax dollars. Wildcat Cafe is a self-supported Enterprise Fund.

Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender, identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities). If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your complaint form or letter to us by mail at U. S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (por sus siglas en inglés “USDA”) prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes, empleados y solicitantes de empleo por raza, color, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, sexo, identidad de género, religión, represalias y, según corresponda, convicciones políticas, estado civil, estado familiar o paternal, orientación sexual, o si los ingresos de una persona provienen en su totalidad o en parte de un programa de asistencia pública, o información genética protegida de empleo o de cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por el Departamento. (No todos los criterios prohibidos se aplicarán a todos los programas y/o actividades laborales). Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al (866) 632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al (202) 690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov. Las personas sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o con discapacidad del habla pueden contactar al USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio federal de transmisión) al (800) 877-8339 o (800) 845-6136 (en español). El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

It is the policy of Gregory-Portland ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or age in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Gregory-Portland ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. For information about your rights or grievance procedures contact:

Title IX Coordinator: Assistant Superintendent, 608 College Street, Portland, TX 78374 (361) 777-1091

Section 504 Coordinator: Special Programs Director, 608 College Street, Portland, TX 78374 (361) 777-1091

Es norma de distrito escolar de Gregory-Portland no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, impedimento, o edad, en sus procedimientos de empleo, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Enmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, la ley de Discriminación por Edad, de 1975, según enmienda, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda. El distrito escolar de Gregory-Portland tomará las medidas necesarias para asegurar que la falta de habilidad en el uso del inglés no sea un obstáculo para la admisión y participación en todos los programas educativos y vocacionales. Para información sobre sus derechos o procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese con:

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