Thursday, January 31, 2013
The district is putting all eyes in the cafeteria.
After a commercialized "mellow" drink made its way into Holmdel schools without approval, the Board of Education is tightening the lock. Marley's Mellow Mood, an anti-energy drink, was discovered in W.R. Satz Middle School on Nov. 30, after the school nurse treated several students for symptoms such as nausea, fatigue. In total, seven students fell ill after consuming the drink. Now, the Board of Education is implementing a stricter check system. While Marley's was never approved by the board, the district and food service provider Chartwells is attempting to make sure nothing else sneaks by. Chartwells food service directors in the district no longer have the ability to purchase food from unapproved vendors. "No food service vendors are …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Marley's Mellow Mood beverage makes several kids mellow on Friday at Holmdel's Satz school.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Board tables action on naming Middle School coaching staff, pending superintendent's review.
The Hazlet Board of Education approved three new additions to the educational staff and voted to change its food service provider at its meeting at Cove Road Elementary School Monday. Interviews continue for the principal's position of Beers Street Elementary and Raritan High School, said Superintendent Bernard Bragen. "We have a very high expectation level for that [high school] position," he said. In other business, the board awarded a contract for food services for the 2012-2013 school year to Maschio's Food Service, after considering higher bids from current provider Chartwells, as well as Aramark, The Nutrition Group and Whitsons Culinary Group. Current employees will retain their jobs, said Board Business Administrator …