Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Hillsborough school menus, Jan. 16-20

Elementary breakfast

Monday: no school

Tuesday: no school

Wednesday: Southern-style breakfast, ham, egg and cheese biscuit

Thursday: ham and cheese breakfast pizza, sausage biscuit, fruit and yogurt parfait

Friday: Southern-style breakfast, egg and cheese biscuit

Elementary lunch

Monday: no school

Tuesday: no school

Wednesday: Cuban pork roast with yellow rice, chicken sandwich, crustless peanut butter and jelly sandwich, seasoned black beans, pineapple tidbits, birthday cake

Thursday: chicken pot pie, cheeseburger, cheese chef salad, green beans, apple slices, apricot fruit cup

Friday: pizza, Asian chicken salad, peach slices, baby carrot with veggie dip, orange pineapple fruit slushie

Secondary breakfast

Monday: no school

Tuesday: no school

Wednesday: Southern-style breakfast, sausage biscuit with potato babycakes, biscuits with jelly

Thursday: breakfast pizza, chicken biscuit with potato babycakes, biscuits with jelly

Friday: breakfast scrambler, sausage biscuit with potato babycakes, biscuits with jelly

Secondary lunch

Monday: no school

Tuesday: no school

Wednesday: Cuban roast pork with yellow rice, Southern-style chicken bites, seasoned black beans, orange pineapple fruit slushie

Thursday: popcorn chicken bowl, pizza sticks with marinara sauce, honey glazed carrots, jalapeno corn bread muffin

Friday: chicken pot pie, cheeseburger, Buffalo chicken strips, sweet potato tots, green beans

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