For the second year in a row, the COCISD Child Nutrition Department has earned Best of the Bunch in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA's) Local Products Challenge. The Local Products Challenge encourages school nutrition departments to incorporate more Texas products into meals, and to teach children about healthy lifestyles and Texas agriculture. The COCISD Child Nutrition team earned the award by meeting the highest standards of the challenge.
Starting this semester, COHS has partnered with Buffalo Wild Wings to participate in its “Blazing Performer” program as an attendance incentive. Every three weeks, each high school student with two or less tardies and no absences is entered into a drawing for a “Blazing Performers” certificate, good for a free food item at Buffalo Wild Wings. One certificate is given away for each grade. Winners are announced during lunches.
This week's Black History Month Profile features Dr. Gladys West, one of the "Hidden Figures" of our nation's space program, whose mathematical calculations resulted in the Global Positioning System (GPS) we use every day in the modern world.