Pride Selected Altus Employee of the Month

Pride Named Altus Public Schools Employees of the Month

Danna Robinson, President of Stockman’s Bank, presented Tommy...

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Altus JROTC Cadet Captain Dayna Brown to attend the Joint Science and Technology Institute at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Lt Col Ed Laverdure and Senior Master Sergeant Charles Parnell are pleased to announce that Cadet Captain Dayna Brown has been...

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APS Child Nutrition Program receives visit from chef

Sysco Chef Inservice Attendees:  AHS - Terry Parten-Hilton, Maria Barton, Peng West, Debbie Nunez, Elaine Hawkins, AJH - Maria Mandery,...

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Sysco Chef Inservice Attendees:  AHS - Terry Parten-Hilton, Maria Barton, Peng West, Debbie Nunez, Elaine Hawkins, AJH - Maria Mandery, Oralia Perez, Enida Barclay, Quadalupe Ramirez, Nanci Tapia  RI - Gloria Casias, Trinda Trijo, Cynthia Castro, WA - Ruth Ortega, Will Rogers - Roberta Thompson  District - Sabina Garrett, Amanda Davis 
Chef Ryan Parker, Sysco, visited Altus Public Schools on 08 April 2016.  He toured several district kitchens and cafeterias offering professional advice and recommendations on management and operations of our food service program.  Additionally, he conducted an inservice to district Cafeteria Managers and Cooks fo-cusing on “cooking smart with spices”.  The training was filmed by an AHS student to be shown to Nutri-tion I and Nutrition II students in the future, as well.  
Chef Ryan offered insight for incorporating spices into menu and recipe development while maintaining compliance with the USDA National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.  He noted that “there is no quicker way to change a menu dish than with spices” and offered some simple “Chef touches” that can be incorporated into a school kitchen such as using a “spice blend” to create an amazing array of foods from everyday meats and vegetables.  Chef Ryan reminded the Cook staff that herbs and spices loose their color and flavor if not staged in a dark area.  Spices should be changed out every 3 months
Chef Parker wisely stated that “ food is not healthy, food is nutritious and has nutritional value”. 


Altus High School 
400 N. Park Lane
(580) 481-2167

Altus Junior High
1601 S. South Park Lane
(580) 481-2173

Altus Intermediate School
1221 N. Howse
(580) 481-2155

L. Mendel Rivers Elementary
3000 Vetrans Drive
(580) 481-2183

Roosevelt Elementary
1200 Glenda
(580) 481-2185 

Sunset Elelemtary
1830 Sunset Dr. 
(580) 481-2180

Washington Elementary
311 East Cypress
(580) 481-2133

Will Rogers Elementary
1100 North Forest
(580) 481-2151

Bulldog Academy
314 S. Forrest
(580) 481-2136