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NEISD celebrates National School Lunch Week, guest servers

VIDEO: Superintendent Visits Hardy Oak, celebrates National School Lunch Week

North East celebrated National School Lunch Week Oct. 15 - 19.

Guest were invited to help serve lunch. Guest servers included Board of Trustees members, NEISD Superintendent and Executive Staff, school administration as well as Leadership North East and PTA embers.

Studies have shown that students who participate in the school lunch program consume twice the servings of fruits and vegetables and greater amounts of grains and dairy than children who eat lunch brought from home. A healthy diet can prevent illness, particularly important during the flu season.

Scenes from the lunch room....

Hardy Oak

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NEISD board members, superintendent, executive staff and Leadership North East (LNE) members came up to celebrate National School Lunch Week by helping to serve lunch at Hardy Oak Elementary School.

Top: Board Member Shannon Grona, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Gottardy and Executive Director for Athletics Jerry Comalander get ready for the next class to come through the line.

Row 2: Left - LNE Member Shamzy Romero shares the line with Hardy Oak Cafeteria staff. Right - LNE Member Tori Scoffield and Board Vice President Letti Bresnahan take a quick break from serving.

Row 3: Left - Executive Director for School Improvement Terri Chidgey. Right - Dr. Gottardy with LNE Member Shelly McKneely displayed great teamwork serving chicken nuggets, spinach and mashed potatoes.

Above: LNE Member Elena Ortiz with Executive Director for Human Resources Joel Trevino helped serve lunch together.


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Leadership North East (LNE), PTA and Executive Staff members came out to celebrate school lunch at Huebner Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 19.

Top (Left) LNE Member Steve Klein; (Right) Associate Superintendent for Business Services / CFO Dan Villarreal, Associate Superintendent for Operations Ron Clary

Middle (Left) LNE Member Mary Goebel and Senior Director for Community Relations Aubrey Chancellor; (Right) Huebner student represents her class in presenting their cafeteria staff with a thank you card.

Above (Left) Hearing Officer Christi Wilbur; (Right) PTA member Ginger Blazicko.


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Johnson High School administrators helped celebrate National School Lunch week surprising students by helping to serve in the lunch lines. Assistant Principals donned hair nets and aprons and took on the daunting task of keeping up with the requests of the students.

Assistant Principal Steve Zimmerman said, "Those ladies in the cafeteria are amazing. I couldn't do half of their job."

Photo Left: Assistant Principal Stuart Guthrie (back right)
Photo Right: Assistant Principal Steve Zimmerman



Northwood's administration team June Sarrer (left) and Randy Barr (right) take part in National School Lunch Week by serving lunch to students.

Thousand Oaks

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Top Left: Principal Jenae Mai and Counselor Pam Brook
Top Right: Assistant Principal Carol Pierce
Above: Gifted and Talented teacher Jenness Davidson


Posted on October 10, 2012, last updated October 19, 2012