• Farm to School Week

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 10/24/2019

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    We have enjoyed Farm to School Week! We tasted Fresh Ground Grits grown at Golden Jubilee Farm in Gilbert, SC, Broccoli and Collard Greens from Senn Bros. in West Columbia, SC, and Sweet Potatoes from Gallop Farm in Ehrhardt, SC. Delicious!  #CertifiedSCplate

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  • Red Ribbon Week

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 10/18/2019

    As our students celebrated Red Ribbon Week, we decided to get in on the fun! Monday was wear red day.

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    Wednesday was twin day!

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  • Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham?

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 3/1/2019

    This week was Read Across America Spirit Week so we joined in by celebrating Dr. Suess today with a Suessical menu! 

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    We had a lot of fun with this!

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    We weren't sure how many students would brave the green eggs but to our surprise, we almost sold out!

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    We had fresh veggies direct from the Vipper himself.

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    The Bar-Ba-Loots delivered a delicious frozen fruit treat, 100% juice made from the fruit of their Truffula trees.

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    We had some "fishy" graham crackers...

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    and even the Cat in the Hat got in on the action.

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    It was fun watching the kid's reactions, deciding whether they wanted to try it or not.

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    Teacher's tried it, too!

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    Our ladies worked hard to make this a fun and special treat!

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  • 2019 District 5 Chopped Competition

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 2/6/2019

    Congratulations to Wyatt, Andrea, and Sarah Ann! These three were selected to represent our school at the District 5 Chopped Competion which took place at the CATE Center. (Center for Advanced Technical Studies) 

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    Our team arrived at their work stations and put on aprons and chef hats. They received their instructions including finally finding out the three mystery ingredients: Shredded Rotisserie Chicken, Collard Greens, and Blueberries. The team could make whatever they wanted as long as it included those three items. Everybody was excited and nervous but when the timer started they jumped right into action deciding what to make and dividing up the responsibilities. They had 45 minutes to prepare 5 plates.

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    WLTX New 19 was there! Also, Chef Duggan walked around dispensing tips and hints as well as some of his culinary students from the CATE Center. 

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    Sarah Ann worked diligently chopping many delicious fruits for a fruit salad that she combined with vanilla yogurt and granola, then topped with the blueberries. She even added lemon juice to ensure the apples and bananas didn't turn brown.

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    Wyatt was all about his chicken quesadilla! He heated the chicken with salsa. Then he combined the chicken with cheddar cheese between two tortillas and grilled it in a bit of butter.

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    Andrea took over the challenging task of preparing collard greens. These can be tricky and she was a bit nervous because she had never made them before but she did great! She cooked them with chopped onions, chicken bouillon, Mrs. Dash seasoning and a bit of salt and pepper.

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    When they finished cooking they began plating the food.

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    They finished with 5 minutes to spare!

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    The four judges each tasted the food. Our Superintendant, Dr. Christina Melton gave her comments. She especially enjoyed the collards since she doesn't normally care for them but she said these she would eat! She was also impressed with their teamwork. 

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    Great job you guys! I had so much fun working with you! Don't forget to check out this coverage of the competion by WLTX News 19! 

    https://www.wltx.com/article/news/local/lex-rich-5-students-show-off-culinary-skills-in-districts-chopped-competition/101-50b5f0f7-ec62-4431-9606-a5f9a9ee72ab

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  • Farm to School Day!

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 10/29/2018

    Today we celebrated Farm to School Day with some DELICIOUS food all sourced right here in South Carolina. We started off the day with free samples of stone ground grits.

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    Yummy breakfast

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    For lunch we offered the following menu all from right here in South Carolina:

     

    Rotisserie BBQ Chicken Sandwich

    w/ Shealy’s BBQ Sauce (on white bun?)

    Seasoned Collard Greens

    Sweet Potatoes

    Blueberries

     

    While eating that yummy lunch, the kiddo's had the opportunity to try free samples of some locally grown produce, Cherry Tomatoes, Green Bell Peppers and Yellow Neck Squash.

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  • Enjoy your holidays from Chapin Intermediate Cafe'!

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 12/15/2017

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  • Blenderless Yogurt Smoothies

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 11/30/2017

    Our students got to taste test two new smoothies and rate them. The results are "thumbs up!"!

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  • Happy Turkey Day!

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 11/15/2017

    Today we enjoyed our Thanksgiving Dinner with students, teachers and staff!

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  • Holiday Fun

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 10/31/2017

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  • Supreme Chicken Day

    Posted by Angela Schuster on 10/27/2017

    Today we offered our Supreme Chicken Sandwich on the line at regular price! We had a bit of fun wearing a chicken hat & shirts.

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