Cardinal Cafe

 
Welcome to the Cardinal Cafe
Welcome to the 20-21 school year!
 
We have free lunch and breakfast offered through December 30, 2020.  
 
Every day of the school year, we feature affordable, healthy, hot-food items for purchase for students PK-12.
We serve breakfast from 7:20 AM - 8:05 AM.
Menus for breakfast and lunch are on the calendar below. 
Cardinal Snack Shoppe opens October 1st for grades 3-12. See the list to the right for offerings and prices. 
 
*This institution is an equal opportunity provider.*
Please click the link above to open the Online Cafeteria Payment Portal. 
This link will open to a new webpage to compete your payment. 
 
Lunch Menu:
  1. Philosophy
    1. Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy believes that children and youth who begin each day as healthy individuals can learn more and learn better are more likely to complete their formal education.  Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy also believes that healthy staff can more effectively perform their assigned duties and model appropriate wellness behaviors for students.  This policy encourages a holistic approach to staff and student wellness that is sensitive to individual and community needs.
  2. Goals
    1. Nutrition – Academic performance and quality of life issues are affected by the choice and availability of good foods in our schools.  Healthy foods support student physical growth, brain development, resistance to disease, emotional stability and ability to learn.  

      1. Nutritional education will be included in health education for grades nine through ten.

      2. Nutritional education will be included in appropriate curricular areas.
      3. The sale of vending machine beverages during the school day will be limited to water, fruit juices (100%) and isotonic beverages (i.e. sports drinks).
    2. Healthy and Safe Environment – A healthy and safe environment for all, before, during and after school supports academic success.  Safer communities promote healthier students.  Healthier student do better in school and make greater contributions to their community.

      1. School building, grounds and equipment shall meet current health and safety standards.  The environment shall be inviting, clean, safe and in good repair.  
      2. Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy shall maintain an environment that is free of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.
      3. Safety procedures and appropriate training for students and staff shall support personal safety and a violence and harassment free environment.
      4. Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy will work to create an environment where students, parents/guardians and staff are respected, valued and accepted with high expectations for personal behavior and accomplishments.
    3. Physical Education and Activity – The program shall provide the opportunity for all students to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for a healthy future.

      1. Physical education shall be taught by certified specialist.
      2. Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy shall require one (1) credit for graduation, to include one semester of personal fitness (.5 credit) and one semester of an approved physical education course (.5 credit)
      3. Students shall be provided with opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction that will lead to a physically active lifestyle (i.e. athletic programs).
    4. Social and Emotional Well-Being – Programs and services that support and value the social and emotional well being of students, families and staff build a healthy school environment.  

      1. Students shall be provided the skills to express thoughts and feelings in a responsible manner and give and receive support from others.  
      2. Counseling services will be provided for students, families and staff when needed, and if deemed necessary linkage to community services may follow.
      3. An atmosphere of understanding and respect for others differences will be fostered to encourage positive interpersonal relationships.
      4. Students and staff shall be encouraged to balance work and recreation in an effort to minimize stressors which may interfere with health development.

Revised 11/3/2017

*This institution is an equal opportunity provider*

Nutrition
We have implemented health classes for grades 9-12 and everyone is required to take it. Health and nutrition is built into the science curriculum for grades 1-8.
And additional nutritional education piece was implemented in grade 3 with a program through Mercy Health System.

Healthy and Safe Environment
In the past year a new boiler, entire school roof and new fire alarm system were installed.
Monthly fire drills are conducted
Yearly and bi-monthly safety training and drills are held.
School counselor provides ongoing bullying, sexting, friendship classes and counseling.
School has adopted Core Values and Root Beliefs for students and employees to follow.
 
Social and Emotional Well-Being
School counselors are well connected with community resources. When situations arise they are able to counsel or refer to a proper agency.
 
Health Services
Health screenings are completed yearly through employee health insurance. Junior and Senior students attend a presentation on self-checks for male and females. Younger grades are educated through the health curriculum.
 
*** For questions or suggestions regarding the School Wellness Policy please contact Karen Weber at kweber@cardinalstritch.org.
 
*This institution is an equal opportunity provider*
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
              Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
              Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: intake@usda.gov.
 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
A la Carte Menu
 
BREAKFAST PRICING
Student $1.50
Adult $2.00

LUNCH PRICING
PK-8 $2.75
9-12 $3.00
Adult $3.75

LUNCH ITEMS
Fresh Fruit $1.00
Extra Entrée - Large $1.75
Extra Vegetable $1.00
Extra Entrée - Small $1.00
PBJ Sandwich $2.25
Sandwich $2.75
Tossed Salad $2.75

SNACKS
Fresh Cookies (6-12 only) $0.75
Cheese $0.50
String Cheese $0.50
Goldfish Crackers $0.75
Fruit Snack - $1.00
PBJ Uncrustable $1.25
Rice Krispy Treat $1.00
Soft Pretzel (6-12 only) $1.25
Chips $1.00

BEVERAGES
Milk $0.50
Water $1.00
Hot Chocolate - Small $0.75
Slush - Large $1.00
Epic Fruit Drink (6-12 only) $1.25
Juice Box $0.75

Cardinal Cafe Staff

Sally Finger Cafeteria Manager
Karen Molnar Cafeteria Assistant
Roberta Rehard Cafeteria Assistant
Donna Sinift Cafeteria Assistant