Welcome to Nutrition Services!!!

March Fruit of the month

La Fruta del mes de Marzo

💚 Be on the lookout at your school cafeteria serving the following fruit as a side item.
💚 Este al pendiente en la cafeteria de su escuela que ofrecera la fruta como guarnicion.

PERSIAN CUCUMBERS (PEPINO PERSA)

2023-2024 Meal Applications

The following school sites are encouraged to submit a meal application:

*Bonita Vista Middle            *Bonita Vista High

*Eastlake Middle                   *Eastlake High

*Rancho Del Rey Middle        * Otay Ranch High

*Olympian High   

Please click here, after July 1st,to log on to your parent portal using your parent username and password to complete your student(s) meal application.

Please visit us, after July 1st, or student(s) school site, to fill out a paper application at the District Office at  1130 5th Ave in the Nutrition Services Department. Monday – Friday 7a.m. -3:30 p.m.

***One breakfast and lunch per day will be available to all SUHSD students at no charge for the 2023-2024 school year through the California Universal Meal Program. Even if your child qualified for reduced-price meals or did not qualify for free or reduced through the NSLP program, your student can still get a free breakfast and lunch daily. At no point will your child be asked to pay for their meal unless they have already received a free meal for the day and are returning for seconds***

Beginning the School year 2022-2023, California become the first state to implement a statewide Universal Meals Program for school children. Education Code 49501.5 requires public school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools serving students in grades TK–12 to provide two meals free of charge (breakfast and lunch) during each school day to students requesting a meal, regardless of their free or reduced-price meal eligibility.

Desde el ciclo escolar 2022-2023, California se convirtio en el primer Estado en implementar el Programa de Comidas Universal a nivel Estatal, para los estudiantes en todo el Estado.  El codigo de Educacion 49501.5 requiere que los Distritos Escolares Publicos, Las oficinas de Educacion del Condado, y las escuelas Charter que atienden a los estudiantes de los grados TK-12, proporcionen dos comidas gratuitamente (desayuno y almuerzo) cada dia escolar, independientemente de si son elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido.

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NOW HIRING SCHOOL LUNCH HEROES!

For more information please click here/ para obtener mas informacion haga clic aqui

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Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act Communication

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CalFresh, also known as the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is a program for low-income families and individuals that meet certain income guidelines. CalFresh benefits are accessed by using an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, similar to a debit card.

For more information click here or to apply click here.

*******Extra Grocery Items*******

If you are in need of additional food assistance for your family beyond the student meals for your children.

Visit feedingsandiego.org/findfood/

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A sample of a P-EBT card on the California Department of Social Service's website.
Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is a disaster response program intended to support children who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to pandemic related school closures. Eligible students receive a debit-like EBT card that may be used to buy additional groceries. More information on P-EBT can be found at https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt or by calling the P-EBT help line at 877-328-9677. 

P-EBT: INFORMACIÓN DE EBT PANDÉMICA

EBT pandémica (E-EBT) es un programa de respuesta a desastres destinado a ayudar a los niños. ¿Quién perdió el acceso a comidas escolares gratuitas y a precio reducido debido a la pandemia? Cierres de escuelas. Los estudiantes elegibles reciben una tarjeta EBT tipo débito que se puede usar para comprar comestibles adicionales. Puede encontrar más información sobre P-EBT en https://www.cdss.ca.gov/home/pandemic-ebt  o llamando a la línea de ayuda de P-EBT al 877-328-967.

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Farm to School & Garden Resources for Families & Students

Click on the links below to learn more:

Farm to School Promotional Guide: This resource provides tools for school nutrition service professionals to effectively market and promote their school meal and Farm to School programs.
School Garden Resources: This resource provides activities for students with and without access to a garden space, and for teachers who are looking for virtual garden activities.

 

Nondiscrimination Statement

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:  https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf , from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted 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; or
      2. fax:
        833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or
      3. email:
        Program.Intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

visit the school district Student Support Services for more information regarding the Wellness Policy.