Wednesday, February 21, 2018
News Roundup

School menus, week of March 26-30

Elementary breakfasts

All elementary breakfasts include a choice of one main fare item, one fruit or 100 percent fruit juice and one milk choice plus an option for cereal with graham crackers or yogurt with graham crackers.

Monday: Straw-banana French toast

Tuesday: Breakfast sandwich

Wednesday: French toast sticks

Thursday: Breakfast burrito

Friday: General Mills Cinni-Minis

Elementary lunches

All elementary lunches have a choice of milk and two side dishes. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are available daily. Daily side dish options include fresh fruit, vegetables and juice.

Monday: Turkey and rice with roll or southwest pizza

Tuesday: Sloppy Joe sandwich or cheesy toastwich

Wednesday: Chicken nuggets with rice and roll or Italian Deli Flatz

Thursday: Beef teriyaki nuggets with potato smiles or chicken taco salad

Friday: Whole grain pizza or peanut butter or yogurt dipper box

Middle and high school breakfasts

The same five breakfast combos are offered daily.

• Hot'n Stacked Pack: Features traditional breakfast favorites, such as muffins, waffles, pancakes or French toast.

• Lite'n Healthy Pack: Features yogurt fruit parfaits, lowfat yogurt cups or smoothies.

• Snack'n Go Pack: Features snack-like breakfasts, such as Kellogg PopTarts, Oatmeal bars and Smucker's Uncrustables.

• Grin'n Grain It Pack: Features a variety of whole-grain cereals.

• Grab'n Go Pack: Features a daily hot breakfast sandwich or other meal one can eat on the run.

Each combo comes with either fresh fruit or juice, and a choice of milk.

Middle and high school lunches

All secondary lunches include an entree, a milk choice and a choice of any two hot vegetable and/or side options. Assorted fruit varies by school. The $2.50 menu always includes a choice of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Monday: $2.50 menu: Café Favorites sandwich or chicken Caesar salad. $3 menu: Philly queso sub, Morningstar Farms Chick'N Nuggets with potato roasters or chicken patty sandwich.

Tuesday: $2.50 menu: Sun-dried tomato alfredo and chicken pasta or Mediterranean Greek salad. $3 menu: Twisted turkey sandwich, hummus platter or cheese or pepperoni pizza slice.

Wednesday: $2.50 menu: Barbecue sandwich with sweet potato puffs or buffalo chicken salad. $3 menu: Tuna wrap, Morningstar Farms Gardenburger or chicken patty sandwich.

Thursday: $2.50 menu: Garlic flatbread with marinara sauce or chicken Caesar salad. $3 menu: Build your own sub, yogurt parfait or cheese or pepperoni pizza slice.

Friday: $2.50 menu: Tuna plate or fiesta taco salad. $3 menu: Nachos, tacos, bean and cheese burrito or chicken patty sandwich.

Comments
Two male students arrested for threatening their schools; no weapons found

Two male students arrested for threatening their schools; no weapons found

Two male students were arrested Wednesday on charges that they made threats against their respective schools, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.The threats were not credible and neither took steps to carry out those threats, deput...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Former Florida Rep. Robert Wallace jumps from Tampa overpass

Former Florida Rep. Robert Wallace jumps from Tampa overpass

TAMPA — Former Florida state Rep. Robert Wallace ended his life Monday night by jumping from a Dale Mabry Highway overpass, records show. He was 65.At least one witness saw Wallace plunge 40 to 50 feet onto Gunn Highway, according to a Hillsborough C...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Focused on Cuba’s future, Rep. Castor skips meeting with Raul Castro

Focused on Cuba’s future, Rep. Castor skips meeting with Raul Castro

TAMPA — One highlight of a congressional delegation’s visit to Cuba this week was an impromptu meeting with President Raul Castro.But not for U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor.The Tampa Democrat joined five other Democrats on the trip, in part to investigate th...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Two male students arrested for threatening their schools; no weapons found

Two male students were arrested Wednesday on charges that they made threats against their respective schools, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.The threats were not credible and neither took steps to carry out those threats, deput...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Hillsborough commissioners ask CareerSource chief to step down or be fired

Hillsborough commissioners ask CareerSource chief to step down or be fired

TAMPA –– Hillsborough County commissioners voted Wednesday to ask embattled jobs center leader Ed Peachey to either resign or face termination over concerns the agency inflated job placement numbers with the state. Chairwoman Sandy Murman said commis...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Physician seeks Pasco Times building for rehab center

Physician seeks Pasco Times building for rehab center

PORT RICHEY — A Hudson physician hopes to acquire the Times Publishing Co. west Pasco office and convert it into an inpatient center for substance abuse rehabilitation and mental health care. Estaban Alfonzon Ruiz, a doctor of internal medicine, file...
Updated: 5 hours ago
CareerSource jobs chief Edward Peachey could soon be out of work

CareerSource jobs chief Edward Peachey could soon be out of work

CLEARWATER — The heads of the Pinellas and Hillsborough jobs boards will hold emergency meetings in the coming days to consider firing president and CEO Edward Peachey. Jack Geller, board chairman of CareerSource Pinellas, and Dick Peck, chairman of ...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Updated: 6 hours ago
Toymakers dive into toilet for poospiration; Rev. Billy Graham dies at 99; MS-13 sweep keeps most basic details secret; more in U.S. news

Toymakers dive into toilet for poospiration; Rev. Billy Graham dies at 99; MS-13 sweep keeps most basic details secret; more in U.S. news

New YorkDiving into toilet for poospirationToymakers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations. Mattel’s upcoming Flushin’ Frenzy game sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air. And its rival, Hasbro stuck with the potty humor after its...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Time line1918: Born into a strict Presbyterian family near Charlotte, N.C.1934: Accepts Christ at Charlotte revival by traveling evangelist Mordecai Ham.1936: Enrolls in Bob Jones College, Cleveland, Tenn.1937: Unhappy at Bob Jones, he enrolls in Flo...
Updated: 6 hours ago