Changes Due to USDA Nationwide Waiver
The USDA has issued a nationwide waiver allowing GCISD to offer FREE meals through June 2021 at all elementary and middle school campuses and meal bundles at curbside locations. Read more about the waiver here.             

2021 Curbside Meals Survey is now available!

We value your feedback and invite you to complete the 2021 survey if you are currently or have participated in the curbside meals pickup program in GCISD! Simply scan the QR code below  or click on this link https://forms.gle/GW37PFfYTopLv59E7 to complete the brief survey:
link to the 2021 curbside meals survey

Weekend Meals offered at Timberline, Silverlake and Cannon Elementary with the addition of Dove and Bear Creek Elementary beginning February 19, 2021.

Nutrition Services is pleased to provide a free weekend meal bag for all in-person students at Timberline, Silverlake and Cannon Elementary. The weekend meal bag includes 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches. The menu and heating instructions will be sent home in the first bag, so please save the menu for future reference. The weekend meals menu may also be viewed below. For more information, please email child.nutrition@gcisd.net. Meals will be distributed directly to each student at the end of the day each Friday.

El Departamento de Alimentos están complacidos a ofrecer comidas gratis para el fin de semana para todos los escolares (aprendido en persona) a Timberline, Silverlake y Cannon. Las bolsas de comida incluyen dos del desayuno y dos del almuerzo. Mandamos el menú y las instrucciones en la bolsa primer, favor mantiene el menú para referencia. También, el menú está disponible abajo. Por más información, favor manda correo electrónico a child.nutrition@gcisd.net. Distribuimos los alimentos para el fin de semana  directamente a los escolares durante el fin del dia cada viernes.

Weekend Meals Menu-English
Menú-Alimentos para el fin de Semana-Espanol


Curbside Meals Service                                                              

Menus: Week of February 24

During the 2020-2021 school year, and with the aid of a nationwide USDA waiver, children 18-years-old and under are able to receive free weekly meal bundles. GCISD will offer curbside (drive-thru) service at Cross Timbers Middle, Grapevine Elementary and Grapevine Middle on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Things to Remember

  • This service is available to all children 18-years-old and under
  • Students do not have to be enrolled at the specific site where meal bundle is picked up
  • Proof of enrollment is no longer required and students do not need to be present in the vehicle
  • Parents will drive to the curb and, without getting out of the vehicle, tell staff how many students they need to receive bundles for
  • If you have questions, please contact Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Nutrition Services by emailing child.nutrition@gcisd.net or by calling 817-251-5615.

About the Meals
Students will be given bags that will include 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 1 gallon of White or Chocolate Milk. There will be a mix of items to refrigerate, to freeze and that are shelf stable. Information sheets will be provided with storage and preparation instructions. Parents must read all information and follow storing, cooking and discarding recommendations

Curbside Pickup at Campus Locations

All family members must remain in vehicle. Meals served  4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Cross Timbers Middle School Grapevine Elementary School Grapevine Middle School
2301 Pool Road
Grapevine, Texas 76051

Meals served from bus loop at rear of building. 
1801 Hall-Johnson Road
Grapevine, Texas 76051

Meals served from main entrance off Hall-Johnson Road
301 Pony Parkway
Grapevine, Texas 76051

Meals served at rear of building. Cars asked to proceed to front of GMS and will be directed from there. View Map
 
 

Nutrition Services Curbside Meals FAQ's

What is included in a weekly meal bundle?

The meal bundles will include 7 breakfast meals, 7 lunch meals and 1 Gallon of White or Chocolate Milk. The meals consist of student’s favorite items. Baking instructions will be included so that families can prepare the meals at their convenience.

Who is eligible for a school meal bundle?

All children 18-year-old and younger are eligible.

How much do meal bundles cost?

Meal bundles are free to all children 18 years and younger.

How do families apply for the Free and Reduced program?

The 2020-2021 Free and Reduced application opened in mid-July and is available at www.schoollunchapp.com. Students who were on the program in the last school year will be rolled over for 30 days of the new school year. A new application must be completed as soon as possible for the new school year.

More information is available on GCISD’s Free and Reduced Price Meals Benefits Program page.

Has the menu changed and how will meals be served?

Menus for curbside service will be published at the top of this page. The menus for regular on-campus service (begins September 8) will be available here.

Our fall menu is packed with the students’ favorite entrees and sides!  Meals include lean protein, whole grains, fruit, vegetables, and choice of milk.  We are dedicated to nourishing your children to give them the energy they need for the school day!

Where do I go on campus?

Meals via curbside pick up will be distributed at the main entrance loop at Grapevine Elementary. Meals at Grapevine Middle will be distributed at the rear of the building (view the map for details). Meals at Cross Timbers will be distributed in the bus loop at the rear of the building.

Do children need to be present to receive meals?

No, the parent or guardian of the student may pick up meals.

Do I need to bring proof of identification for my child?

No. Beginning on September 23, due to a USDA nationwide waiver, GCISD will begin offering meal bundles to all children 18-years-old and younger.

Can I pick up meals for someone else?

No. Only the parent or guardian of the student is permitted to pick up meals.

How should I store my meals?

Meals should be stored and prepared following the provided food storage and heating instructions. This can be found on the back of the weekly menu and on the menu posted at the top of this page.

What safety protocols are in place for the Nutrition Services Department?

The temperature will be taken of all nutrition employees with a contactless thermometer when they arrive to work and all will respond to a screening questionnaire prior to beginning work for the day. If any staff member has symptoms, he/she will not be allowed to work.

  • Staff will wear a mask during their shift and will wear a mask plus face shield during the service period.
  • Staff will wear single-use gloves for all food preparation, serving, and cashier tasks. Gloves are changed between all tasks.
  • Staff will wash hands with soap and water in between all tasks.
  • Staff is trained to keep social distance during prep and service as much as possible.
  • Staff will utilize Germicidal disinfectant, PortionPac Chemical Corporation’s disinfectants meet the EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19.
  • Hand sanitizer is in place in all kitchens as an extra layer of safety.
  • Salad bars, self-serve stations, and bulk condiment bottles will not be available this year.



Nutrition Services

5800 Colleyville Blvd., #A108
Colleyville, Texas 76034

Nondiscrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication Texas Department of Agriculture – February 26, 2020 Other Operational Issues 19.12 for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877- 8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación: De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas. Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: How to File a Complaint y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades