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The Mobile Learning Cafe Bus Rolls Out July 18, 2016

A few years ago, several QISD staff members saw the need for nutritional and academic support for our students and their families during long school breaks.  QISD spans 152 square miles, serves four municipalities and portions of four counties.  We knew that we needed to find a way to be able to take nutritional and academic support to the students who needed it most, in their own neighborhoods.  The dream of refurbishing a retired school bus equipped to provide hot meals, books, and learning activities was born.  The dream is now a reality through a partnership between QISD, United Way of Hunt County, and the ACE Program.  The Mobile Learning CafĂ© is decorated like a 50s style cafe down to the booths, chairs, and countertops.  It is equipped with bookshelves, instructional technology and the ability to carry and serve hot meals.  

The 2016 Summer Food for Thought Program will run Monday-Thursdays, from July 18th-August 18th, 2016.

Hawk Cove (near City Hall) 1585 Maria St., Hawk Cove, TX 75474

10:00-11:30                  Snack and fun learning activities

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   Hot lunch served

West Tawokoni Park 1208 E.Hwy 276, West Tawakoni, TX

12:45-1:30 p.m.             Hot lunch served

1:30-2:45                        Fun learning activities

2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m.     Snack served

For more information, please contact the Family and Community Education Department,903-356-1231 or email kathleen.witte@quinlanisd.net.  

 

Donors:  A & J Steel, Miller Farms, Tommy and Lisa Underwood, Tim and Kathleen Witte, Metro Service, Wanda Fouse, Larry and Debra Crosby, Mayor Jacky and Kathy Goleman, Antoinette Greenlee, Lindsey Ewert, Tricia Parker, Ralph and Jeanette Moser, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Hunt County Kids , Atmos Energy, and Sharyland Utilities.