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Category: School

Hampton and Virginia Beach Teens Take 2017 ProStart Top Honors

On Friday, March 10, Virginia ProStart teams from Phoebus High School (Hampton) and Tallwood High School (Virginia Beach) placed first at the 2017 Virginia ProStart Student Invitational in culinary arts and restaurant management, respectively. As the winners of the competition, held at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., both schools received an invitation to participate in […]

Mexican Tortilla Soup? Flatbread Pizza with Teriyaki Chicken? Lime-glazed Citrus Salad?

Mexican Tortilla Soup? Flatbread Pizza with Teriyaki Chicken? Lime-glazed Citrus Salad?

These dishes are not typically found on school lunch menus, but they might be soon! Join in on March 11 as fifteen teams from 10 Fairfax County Public Schools face off to win a spot for their inventive edible entries on the FCPS cafeteria menus. The contest takes place from 10 am to 2 pm […]

Cape Henlopen HS Wins Big at DPSI for ProStart

Cape Henlopen HS Wins Big at DPSI for ProStart

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) presented the 2nd Annual Delaware ProStart Student Invitational (DPSI) March 18 at Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center. Cape Henlopen High School from Lewes, Del. won both the Culinary and Management Competitions. ProStart high school students displayed their culinary and management skills for the chance to be nationally recognized. Teams […]

Virginia Beach High School Students Rise to the Top at VPSI

Virginia Beach High School Students Rise to the Top at VPSI

Salem High School and Landstown High School Teams Advance to the National ProStart Invitational The Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association Education Foundation will send a culinary team from Salem High School and a management team from Landstown High School, both from Virginia Beach, to compete in the 13th Annual National ProStart Invitational. The two were […]

Carlos Rosario School Expands Impact with New Campus

Carlos Rosario School Expands Impact with New Campus

For the past 43 years the Carlos Rosario School has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of immigrants by investing in and supporting their journeys to achieve the American Dream. The school is showcasing a strategic vision to expand and deepen its impact with the opening of a state-of-the-art workforce development campus in northeast […]

Statesmen Station Opens at Marshall High School

Statesmen Station Opens at Marshall High School

There is a change happening in the nation’s 11th largest school system … and it’s growing inside the Fairfax County’s Marshall  High School’s new cafe-style salad/sandwich/soup bar, The Statesmen Station. Recognized as a collaborative effort between the Fairfax County School Board, the Fairfax County Public School’s (FCPS) Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), the volunteer advocacy […]