DANVILLE — It’s too quickly to attract any agency conclusions however an early signal factors to certainly one of Danville’s largest issues of the pandemic being within the rear-view mirror.
We converse, after all, of the cafeteria meals.
Requested on the final faculty board assembly in regards to the early scholar response to the district’s lunch choices, meals service Director Zetta Piggott stated: “We haven’t been in a position to assess it but however what we served yesterday — hen alfredo — (generated) a number of suggestions that they had been enthusiastic about that.”
District Superintendent Alicia Geddis takes her meals service significantly, noting at an earlier assembly that she’d gained awards for that a part of the operation and was motivated to take Danville’s choices up a notch after listening to “terrible” scholar suggestions final yr.
So the district has assembled its first-ever meals companies scholar advisory committee and put employees by way of fundamental coaching on portion sizes earlier than courses resumed final month.
“There wanted to be retraining,” Geddis stated. “A few of my employees, in the event you as soon as had been in an elementary constructing and you then got here to the highschool, the portion sizes change and there was a disconnect with my employees to know that, ‘No, now you serve two hen legs.’ They had been nonetheless in that elementary mindset and nonetheless giving out one hen leg.”
— In different board enterprise, members unanimously authorised a $419,000 bid from Elburn-based Monitor Surfaces Co. to resurface the all-weather observe at Danville Excessive.
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