School menus - Jan. 21-25

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By The Staff

Monday -- MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY - school closed

Tuesday -- Hamburger/cheeseburger or chili dog, French fries, ketchup/mustard, lettuce/tomato, onion/pickle, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail. Clear Creek has Little Caesar's pizza

B = Sausage pancake bites or breakfast bun

Wednesday -- Chicken nuggets or cheese and crackers, BBQ sauce/ sweet & sour sauce/ honey mustard, baby carrots w/ranch, green beans, reduced fat chocolate chip cookie, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail.

B = Breakfast pizza or cheese and crackers

Thursday -- Southwest pizza slice or taco and chips, tossed salad, sour cream/salsa, corn, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail, milk

B = Egg and cheese biscuit or cinnamon pancakes

Friday -- Fish sandwich or chicken patty on bun, ketchup/tartar sauce, BBQ sauce/salad dressing, cole slaw, baked beans, oranges, applesauce or fruit cocktail, milk

B = French toast sticks or yogurt and crackers

Mealpay/Plus for school meals is improved - The online payment system for parents to access cafeteria accounts is "new and improved," according to Mealpay/Plus program contacts. In addition to a new state-of-the-art parent support center, parents also now have the ability to view pending and confirmed payments. Due to the system upgrades, parents will need to register or re-register their account on www.mealpayplus.com - instructions are listed on that website. All account balances and deposits made through Mealpay/Plus through the end of 2007 will reflect on the new account. For those parents not familiar with the system, parents/guardians may go into the Mealpay system to enter money for children for breakfast/lunch meal accounts at anytime. There is a $2 fee per entry. Parents can also check online and see how the child is spending the money. If Parents/Guardians have questions about MealPay's website or telephone functionality or payment process questions, they can call the new MealpayPlus Parent support Center at 1-877-237-0946 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. You don't have to break the bank to enjoy a great meal with us. Breakfast, $1.05, lunch $1.75. (We provide free and reduced-price meals, $.30 for breakfast, $.40 for lunch, for eligible students. Call the school for details. Our menu will features regular Wellness tips, showing how diet, exercise, and taking care of ourselves can help ensure that we stay healthy and at the top of our games! AVAILABLE DAILY! Peanut butter and jelly uncrustables, entree salad or yogurt and crackers as a choice of entree along with those listed daily. Domino's and Little Caesar's Pizza served on a rotating basis. AMOORICAN IDOL: Choice of milk is served with all complete meals - low fat chocolate, low-fat white and non-fat white. WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO COOL OFF A HOT PEPPER? Drink a glass of milk. Your mouth feels the heat because of a chemical in hot peppers called 'capsaicin.' Water (and most other beverages) can't do much to ease the burn. But milk contains a substance called 'casein' which acts to scrub away the hot stuff. JANUARY BIRTHDAYS: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jan. 27 ARACHIBUTYROPHOBIA is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.