Saturday, February 25th at 7:30-10:30   Go to StuCo Page for details and ticket information
   February 23 and 24 VHHS will
All students are invited to: Tinker. Learn. Play. Try. Make. Create at VH Make It, a new makerspace in the Library Media Center. 
Throwback Tournabout
Student Directed One Act Plays
VH Make It: new makerspace in LMC

Upcoming Events

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Feb
23
Spirit Week
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Feb
23
One Act Plays
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Feb
23
Student Council Class Meeting @7:20 AM
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Feb
23
Turnabout Online Ticket Sales End @10:00 PM
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Feb
24
Spirit Week
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Feb
24
Winter Rec Assembly
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Feb
25
Turnabout Dance @7:30 PM
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Feb
27
Spring Sports Begin
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Feb
27
Board Meeting @7:00 PM @VHHS Library
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Spring Play Auditions
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Mar
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Late Start
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Mar
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D128 Solo and Ensemble @ VHHS
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Mar
06
Boys' Volleyball Begins
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Mar
08
Jazz Concert

Bulletins

  • Info
  • Bell Schedule
  • Clubs / Sports
  • Lunch
  • All Students
  • Seniors
  • Juniors
  • Sophomores
  • Freshmen
Tuesday Feb 21
Wednesday Feb 22
Thursday Feb 23
Friday Feb 24
All Students
The winners of the Black History Month contest for the third week are: Tanya Bhargava and Loreal Mbang (Powell 2/21)
The Vernon Hills Film Society (VHFS) is on a roll!! Please join us for our next screening on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room 2406. This week, we’ll be watching and analyzing “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”. All film lovers are welcome! (Killinger 2/23)
Come out and support the Special Olympics Storm Basketball teams White and Black tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Gym at VHHS. Check out this video of the team……. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS8n_rgZOPs&feature=youtu.be
The teams will face off against each other for an epic, highlight reel match-up. Come out and pack the place for a game you won’t want to miss. Donations of at least one dollar are recommended, as they contribute to bettering the Special Olympics program at D128. Those who donate will have an opportunity to receive a free Chick-Fil-A promotional calendar. Concessions will be available and a portion of the proceeds will fund the Special Olympics as well. Support the teams by wearing either black or white! See you there! (Compton 2/21)
Turnabout Tickets are available! Visit the Webstore or the Student Council Website to buy your Turnabout tickets online https://sites.google.com/a/d128.org/student-council/home/school-dances/winterfest Tickets will be sold online for $25 through the Webstore until this Thursday, February 23rd. Tickets will also be sold at the door for $30 on the night of Turnabout. #TBTB. (Oliver 2/21)
Turnabout week is this week and we have a school wide fundraiser we are doing. The fundraiser will be a change for change fundraiser for Relay for life. It will be happening beginning today through Friday, February 24th. Please watch this promo video for the fundraiser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uGz3as9itw&feature=em-upload_owner (Oliver 2/21)
During the month of February, Vernon Hills High School will celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Today, February 21, 2017 DID YOU KNOW FACT OF THE DAY: Condoleezza Rice was born on November 14, 1954, in Birmingham, Alabama. She grew up surrounded by racism in the segregated South, but went on to become the first woman and first African-American to serve as provost of Stanford University. In 2001, Rice was appointed national security adviser by President George W. Bush, becoming the first black woman (and second woman) to hold the post, and went on to become the first black woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State. (She was the nation’s 66th Secretary of State, serving from January 2005 to 2009). (Powell 2/21)
Open Gym Lacrosse: There will be Open Gym Lacrosse on Wednesday, February 22nd from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. Anyone is welcome to attend, but please check with your winter coaches first. If you need to borrow any equipment or have any other questions, please contact Coach Curtin. (Curtin 2/21)
Anyone interested in Water Polo can come out and play on: February 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. in the pool. (McDonald 2/21)
Anyone interested in playing Freshman or JV Baseball should attend the preseason informational meeting on Thursday, February 23rd in Room 1204 before school at 7:15 a.m. or after school at 3:15 p.m. Players interested need to only attend one of these meetings. If you are unable to attend or have any questions, please contact Coach Regan or Coach Walters. (Regan 2/22)
VHHS OPEN Badminton – TONIGHT -Tuesday February 21st: Open Badminton for all students attending VHHS. Join us tonight from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. (Joshi 2/21)
Softball Open Gym and pre-tryout meeting will take place after school today at the varsity softball field. If you plan on trying out for softball, please attend the meeting. (Pauly 2/21)
All Students
All Students: Audition packets are now available for the Spring play, a hilarious melodrama called “Under the Lamplight”. Auditions will take place on one day: Thursday, March 2nd. Callbacks will take place on Friday, March 3rd. Pick up an audition packet in Room 2217 (Ms. Freichels’ room) or outside the Fine Arts office for more information. (Freichels 2/24)
All Students: Come see the 2017 Student Directed One Act Plays this Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater. It’s going to be a rip-roarin’ good time you won’t want to miss. Be there! (Freichels 2/24)
The Vernon Hills Film Society (VHFS) is on a roll!! Please join us for our next screening on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room 2406. This week, we will be watching and analyzing “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”. All film lovers are welcome! (Killinger 2/23)
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine, needs your artwork, photography, short stories, and poetry for potential publication. Drop boxes are located in the LMC, Photo Room, and 2211. Submissions can also be sent via email at Whispers@d128.org as well as via shared google doc. Get your stuff in as the deadline is rapidly approaching!! (Conroy 2/24)
During the month of February, Vernon Hills High School will celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Today, February 22, 2017 DID YOU KNOW FACT OF THE DAY: Alicia Garza’s poem posted on facebook as a reaction to George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin has become a national movement known as Black Lives Matter. The poem was intended as an affirmation for a community distraught over a senseless killing. (Powell 2/22)
There will be Open Turf Soccer today from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. for anybody interested in playing. (McCaulou 2/22)
Open Baseball: There will be a baseball open field TODAY after school. It will begin approximately 3:30 and last until 5:00 p.m. All students that are interested in throwing or fielding are invited to attend. (Czarnecki 2/22)
Open Gym Lacrosse: There will be Open Gym Lacrosse TONIGHT from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. Anyone is welcome to attend, but please check with your winter coaches first. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact Coach Curtin. (Curtin 2/22)
Anyone interested in Water Polo can come out and play on: February 24th from 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. in the pool. (McDonald 2/22)
Anyone interested in playing Freshman or JV Baseball should attend the preseason informational meeting on Thursday, February 23rd in Room 1204 before school at 7:15 a.m. or after school at 3:15 p.m. Players interested need to only attend one of these meetings. If you are unable to attend or have any questions, please contact Coach Regan or Coach Walters. (Regan 2/22)
All Students
The Lost and Found will be cleared out on Tuesday morning, February 28th. Please come BEFORE then to look for your lost belongings. If you lost a cell phone or other electronics, please check with the Security office. All other items would be in the L-Z LST. (Perkins 2/27)
All Students: Audition packets are now available for the Spring play, a hilarious melodrama called “Under the Lamplight”. Auditions will take place on one day: Thursday, March 2nd. Callbacks will take place on Friday, March 3rd. Pick up an audition packet in Room 2217 (Ms. Freichels’ room) or outside the Fine Arts office for more information. (Freichels 2/24)
All Students: Come see the 2017 Student Directed One Act Plays tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater. It’s going to be a rip-roarin’ good time you won’t want to miss. Be there! (Freichels 2/24)
The Vernon Hills Film Society (VHFS) is on a roll!! Please join us for our next screening tonight at 7:00 p.m. in Room 2406. This week, we will be watching and analyzing “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”. All film lovers are welcome! (Killinger 2/23)
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine, needs your artwork, photography, short stories, and poetry for potential publication. Drop boxes are located in the LMC, Photo Room, and 2211. Submissions can also be sent via email at Whispers@d128.org as well as via shared google doc. Get your stuff in as the deadline is rapidly approaching!! (Conroy 2/24)
During the month of February, Vernon Hills High School will celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Today, February 23, 2017 DID YOU KNOW FACT OF THE DAY: Doctor Patricia Bath, an ophthalmologist from New York, was living in Los Angeles when she received her first patent, becoming the first African American female doctor to patent a medical invention. Patricia Bath’s patent was for a method for removing cataract lenses that transformed eye surgery by using a laser device making the procedure more accurate. (Powell 2/23)
The final volleyball open gym of the winter is today at 5 p.m. in the gym. (And if you see Mr. Mann today, be sure to wish him a "Happy Tall and Handome Day"). (Zickert 2/23)
Girls Badminton: Tryouts Monday, February 27th to Wednesday, March 1st 3:30-5:00 PM. See you all in the Fieldhouse. (Joshi 2/27)
GIRLS' OPEN LACROSSE: Our final Girls' Open Lacrosse session of this school year will be Friday, February 24th, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. It is open to all girls attending VHHS, regardless of their intent to play during the season. We have sticks and goggles that may be borrowed; please bring your own formed mouthguard. (Darden 2/24)
All Students
All Students: The registration deadline for AP Exams is Friday, March 3rd. After March 3rd there is a $55 per exam late fee. No exams will be ordered after Friday, March 17th. Stop by the Main Office if you have any questions. (Curry 2/24)
The Lost and Found will be cleared out on Tuesday morning, February 28th. Please come BEFORE then to look for your lost belongings. If you lost a cell phone or other electronics, please check with the Security office. All other items would be in the L-Z LST. (Perkins 2/27)
All Students: Audition packets are now available for the Spring play, a hilarious melodrama called “Under the Lamplight”. Auditions will take place on one day: Thursday, March 2nd. Callbacks will take place on Friday, March 3rd. Pick up an audition packet in Room 2217 (Ms. Freichels’ room) or outside the Fine Arts office for more information. (Freichels 2/24)
All Students: Come see the 2017 Student Directed One Act Plays tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theater. It’s going to be a rip-roarin’ good time you won’t want to miss. Be there! (Freichels 2/24)
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine, needs your artwork, photography, short stories, and poetry for potential publication. Drop boxes are located in the LMC, Photo Room, and 2211. Submissions can also be sent via email at Whispers@d128.org as well as via shared google doc. Get your stuff in as the deadline is rapidly approaching!! (Conroy 2/24)
During the month of February, Vernon Hills High School will celebrate BLACK HISTORY MONTH. Today, February 24, 2017 DID YOU KNOW FACT OF THE DAY: I am the first black woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State? Who Am I? (Powell 2/24)
GIRLS' OPEN LACROSSE: Tonight is your last chance to participate in a Girls' Open Lacrosse session this school year! Tonight, Friday, February 24th, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. It is open to all girls attending VHHS, regardless of their intent to play during the season. We have sticks and goggles that may be borrowed; please bring your own formed mouthguard. (Darden 2/24)
Friday Feb 24
Winter Recognition Assembly
PeriodTime
17:55 - 8:39
28:44 - 9:28
39:33 - 10:22
4a10:27 - 10:49
4b10:49 - 11:11
5a11:16 - 11:38
5b11:38 - 12:00
6a12:05 - 12:27
6b12:27 - 12:49
7a12:54 - 1:16
7b1:16 - 1:38
81:43 - 2:27
Assembly2:32 - 3:15
Wednesday Feb 15
Thursday Feb 16
Friday Feb 17
Tuesday Feb 21
Wednesday Feb 22
Thursday Feb 23
Friday Feb 24
Computer Science Club
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB: This Thursday after school in 0200!! We have a programming competition March 4th, we need to get ready. In addition, we are playing with a HTC Vive, come check it out! In addition, Innovation Club is electing officials! Snacks will be provided, yum!! (Lueken 2/16)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB: We will be meeting after school in the CRC on Thursday, February 16th. See you there! (Dusthimer 2/16)
Muslim Student Association (MSA)
MSA: Come join MSA today at 3:20 p.m. in Room 2220. All students are welcome (Muslims and non Muslims). We will continue practicing the dabke, an Arabic folk dance. We will also discuss our service project for Aleppo. Come join us; learn some new dance moves and help to plan a worthwhile service project. (Szabo 2/15)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: Meet in the lobby after school today. Bring your “A” game!! (Dusthimer 2/15)
Computer Science Club
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB: Meet today after school in 0200!! We have a programming competition March 4th, we need to get ready. In addition, we are playing with a HTC Vive, come check it out! In addition, Innovation Club is electing officials! Snacks will be provided, yum!! (Lueken 2/16)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB: We will be meeting after school in the CRC today. See you there! (Dusthimer 2/16)
FCA(Fellowship Of Christian Allies)
FCA: There will be a meeting Thursday, February 23rd at 7:30 a.m. in Room 0213 (health room). Come join us for a team building activity followed by a short message reflecting on the activity. Breakfast will be provided. Hope to see you there! (Pagani, Bellito, Austin 2/22).
Bass Fishing Teams
BASS FISHING TEAM: We will be meeting TODAY after school in Room 1516. See you there! (Dusthimer/Miceli 2/21)
#CougarFuel
#CougarFuel: #CougarFuel is meeting Thursday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. in the cooking labs. We’re going to be cooking, eating and learning! So bring your cooking skills and an appetite! All are welcome! See Ms. Micucci if you have any questions. (Micucci 2/23)
FBLA(Future Business Leaders Of America)
FBLA: FBLA meetings will take place on Thursday, February 23rd in Room 1201 at either 7:25 a.m. or 3:20 p.m. Further planning for State competition and room assignments will be discussed along with the Krispy Kreme Fundraiser. Food will be provided. (Phillips 2/23)
FCA(Fellowship Of Christian Allies)
FCA: There will be a meeting Thursday, February 23rd at 7:30 a.m. in Room 0213 (health room). Come join us for a team building activity followed by a short message reflecting on the activity. Breakfast will be provided. Hope to see you there! (Pagani, Bellito, Austin 2/22).
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB: Meet after school in the CRC for Guitar Club – hope to see everyone there! (Dusthimer 2/23)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: We will be meeting after school on Wednesday in the lobby for Ping Pong – bring your best game! (Dusthimer 2/22)
#CougarFuel
#CougarFuel: #CougarFuel is meeting Thursday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. in the cooking labs. We’re going to be cooking, eating and learning! So bring your cooking skills and an appetite! All are welcome! See Ms. Micucci if you have any questions. (Micucci 2/23)
FBLA(Future Business Leaders Of America)
FBLA: FBLA meetings will take place on Thursday, February 23rd in Room 1201 at either 7:25 a.m. or 3:20 p.m. Further planning for State competition and room assignments will be discussed along with the Krispy Kreme Fundraiser. Food will be provided. (Phillips 2/23)
FCA(Fellowship Of Christian Allies)
FCA: There will be a meeting Thursday, February 23rd at 7:30 a.m. in Room 0213 (health room). Come join us for a team building activity followed by a short message reflecting on the activity. Breakfast will be provided. Hope to see you there! (Pagani/Bellito/Austin 2/22)
GIRLS AND BOYS SWIMMING: All girl and boy swimmers (who are not playing Water Polo): We need your swimming pool lockers cleaned out and locks removed by this Thursday, February 23rd. If your items are not removed, your locks may be cut to make room for the Freshmen swimming PE units. (Pardun 2/22)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB: We will be meeting after school on Thursday in the CRC. (Dusthimer 2/23)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: We will be meeting out in the foyer today after school. See you there! (Dusthimer 2/22)
Stock Market Club
STOCK MARKET CLUB: If you are interested in investing and stocks then this might be the club for you. Join us today, at 3:20 p.m. in Room 2404 for our meeting. (Crevier 2/22)
Strategy Club
STRATEGY CLUB: Strategy Club will be meeting Friday, after school in the LMC. Bring a friend, bring some games, and get to it. New members are always welcome. GAME ON!! (Conroy 2/24)
Whispers(Literary Magazine)
WHISPERS: Whispers will be meeting today (Wednesday) after school in Room 2211. We still have a ton of submissions to go over and evaluate. Plan to stay until 4:45. New members are always welcome. There will be cupcakes. See you there! (Conroy 2/22)
Anime
ANIME CLUB: こんにちは!(Konnichiwa!) Join us at our next meeting on Monday, February 27th in Room 1214 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.! Last call for t-shirt orders. Bring your payment of $8.00 for your 2016-2017 club t-shirt designed by Leah Hayden to the meeting. If you do not attend meetings regularly but would still like to purchase the shirt, email Mr. Wilson (robert.wilson@d128.org) and let him know. See you Monday! (Wilson 2/27)
Art Club
ART CLUB: Art Club will NOT meet on Monday, February 27th. Our next meeting will be March 6th from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Dahlstrom/Molloy 2/27)
Best Buddies
BEST BUDDIES: Join us this Friday in Room 0214 from right after school to 4:30 p.m. as we make belated Valentine’s Day cards, prepare for Prom and create our Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. See you all there! (Martin/Young 2/24)
Boys Tennis
BOYS’ TENNIS: All boys who wish to tryout for Tennis need to attend a meeting this Friday either before school at 7:40 a.m. or after school at 3:20 p.m. in Room 2209. Tryout times will be assigned. You need to be on the tennis list BEFORE Friday’s meeting. Please check with Mrs. Catanzaro if your name has not appeared on the list shared at the previous two meetings. (Gerber 2/24)
#CougarFuel
#CougarFuel: #CougarFuel is meeting this afternoon at 3:15 p.m. in the cooking labs. We’re going to be cooking, eating and learning! So bring your cooking skills and an appetite! All are welcome! See Ms. Micucci if you have any questions. (Micucci 2/23)
FBLA(Future Business Leaders Of America)
FBLA: FBLA meetings will take place today in Room 1201 at either 7:25 a.m. or 3:20 p.m. Further planning for State competition and room assignments will be discussed along with the Krispy Kreme Fundraiser. Food will be provided. (Phillips 2/23)
GIRLS AND BOYS SWIMMING: All girl and boy swimmers (who are not playing Water Polo): We need your swimming pool lockers cleaned out and locks removed by TODAY. If your items are not removed, your locks may be cut to make room for the Freshmen swimming PE units. (Pardun 2/23)
Badminton
Girls Badminton: Tryouts Monday, February 27th to Wednesday, March 1st 3:30-5:00 PM. See you all in the Fieldhouse. (Joshi 2/27)
Girls Lacrosse
GIRLS’ LACROSSE: Tryouts for Girls' Lacrosse begin Monday, February 27th. Registration starts 5:45 p.m. in the Lobby with practice 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Field House. We have sticks and goggles that may be borrowed; you must bring your own formed mouthguard. Additional info can be found on the Girls’ Lacrosse Announcements web page: https://vhhscougars.org/content/announcements (Darden 2/27)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB: We will be meeting after school today in the CRC. (Dusthimer 2/23)
Strategy Club
STRATEGY CLUB: Strategy Club will be meeting Friday, after school in the LMC. Bring a friend, bring some games, and get to it. New members are always welcome. GAME ON!! (Conroy 2/24)
Anime
ANIME CLUB: こんにちは!(Konnichiwa!) Join us at our next meeting on Monday, February 27th in Room 1214 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.! Last call for t-shirt orders. Bring your payment of $8.00 for your 2016-2017 club t-shirt designed by Leah Hayden to the meeting. If you do not attend meetings regularly but would still like to purchase the shirt, email Mr. Wilson (robert.wilson@d128.org) and let him know. See you Monday! (Wilson 2/27)
Art Club
ART CLUB: Art Club will NOT meet on Monday, February 27th. Our next meeting will be March 6th from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Dahlstrom/Molloy 2/27)
Best Buddies
BEST BUDDIES: Join us today in Room 0214 from right after school to 4:30 p.m. as we make belated Valentine’s Day cards, prepare for Prom and create our Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. See you all there! (Martin/Young 2/24)
Boys Tennis
BOYS’ TENNIS: All boys who wish to tryout for Tennis need to attend a meeting today either before school at 7:40 a.m. or after school at 3:20 p.m. in Room 2209. Tryout times will be assigned. You need to be on the tennis list BEFORE today’s meeting. Please check with Mrs. Catanzaro if your name has not appeared on the list shared at the previous two meetings. (Gerber 2/24)
Badminton
GIRLS BADMINTON: Tryouts Monday, February 27th to Wednesday, March 1st 3:30-5:00 PM. See you all in the Fieldhouse. (Joshi 2/27)
Girls Lacrosse
GIRLS’ LACROSSE: Tryouts for Girls' Lacrosse begin Monday, February 27th. Registration starts 5:45 p.m. in the Lobby with practice 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Field House. We have sticks and goggles that may be borrowed; you must bring your own formed mouthguard. Additional info can be found on the Girls’ Lacrosse Announcements web page: https://vhhscougars.org/content/announcements (Darden 2/27)
Strategy Club
STRATEGY CLUB: Strategy Club will be meeting today, after school in the LMC. Bring a friend, bring some games, and get to it. New members are always welcome. GAME ON!! (Conroy 2/24)
Wednesday Feb 22
Thursday Feb 23
Friday Feb 24
Monday Feb 27
ORIGINS
Salisbury Steak with Rice Pilaf and Seasoned Peas OR Baked Potato Bar with Broccoli, Cheese, Chili and Sour Cream and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
Bacon Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Bosco Sticks
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Sweet and Crunchy Chickpea Wrap
ORIGINS
Gyro with Tator Tots OR Spinach Lasagna with Garlic Sticks and Green Beans and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
Bacon Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
BLT Ranch Turkey Burger
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Sweet and Crunchy Chickpea Wrap
ORIGINS
Cheesy Hot Dog with Potato Wedges OR Summer Pasta with Pesto and an Italian Roll and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
Bacon Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Bratwurst
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Sweet and Crunchy Chickpea Wrap
ORIGINS
Yan-In-A-Bowl Double Happiness Pasta OR Beef Rice Bowl with a side of Asian Vegetables and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
Meatlovers Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Chicken Nuggets
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Chickendippity Buffalo Blue Wrap