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Northeast Times | October 18, 2021

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Best-Selling Author Visits Irving ISD for School Lunch Hero Day

Best-Selling Author Visits Irving ISD for School Lunch Hero Day

WHO:              Schulze Elementary School

                                                Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Irving ISD food and nutrition services department

Regional USDA representatives         

WHAT:             In honor of School Lunch Hero Day, Irving ISD will join districts nationwide to celebrate the unsung superheroes who keep students healthy, active and engaged every day. The                                            phenomenon created by the School Nutrition Association is in its seventh year, recognizing food service professionals in school districts across the country.

                        Schulze Elementary School will welcome renowned author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka for a special visit. The New York Times best-selling talent will join third-grade students for a

                        45-minute presentation on his widely popular series, Lunch Lady.

                        The morning will also consist of a gift presentation by Irving ISD director of food and nutrition services Olga Rosenberger to Schulze cafeteria staff, followed by a book signing with                               Krosoczka.

                        The day is the perfect culmination to a year already brimming with success for Irving ISD’s food and nutrition services department. The team was recently honored with the Gold for

                        Excellence in the Summer Meals Campaign, given by Texas Hunger Initiative. The advocacy organization, Children at Risk North Texas, also released their rankings naming Irving ISD sixth in                        the state for providing access to healthy meals and snacks.

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WHEN:            Friday, May 3

                                8:30 to 9:45 a.m.

WHERE:           Schulze Elementary School

                                1200 S. Irving Heights

                        Irving, TX 75060