Online Payment Provider Lowers Fees

08/16/2019

August 16, 2019 - Our online payment provider, K12PaymentCenter, has recently announced a change to their fee structure for adding funds to a student's meal account. The fee for transactions of any amount up to...

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Menu Changes at Rancho Minerva

08/09/2019

Due to construction in the kitchen at Rancho Minerva Middle School, the menu for the first two days of school will be changed. The items served on those days will be: 8/15 - WaveCrest Pizza...

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Vista High Students Have An Eye For Nutrition

05/07/2019

When the call went out looking for classes interested in working with WaveCrest Cafe to integrate class skills and knowledge with learning about how we operate a school nutrition program, Vista High School photography teacher...

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Lake Dolphins Celebrate Nutrition Week With Blender Bikes

05/07/2019

The Lake Dolphins concluded a week long celebration of healthiness and nutrition with a visit from the WaveCrest Cafe Blender Bikes on Friday, April 26th. Bikes were pedaled, fruit was blended and smoothies were made...

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Mission Vista Design Class Displays Taste

05/07/2019

Working with students to make connections between the classroom and the cafeteria is an ongoing opportunity for the WaveCrest Cafe team. Often we discuss things about the contribution of nutrition to learning and making sure...

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Blender Bike Celebration at Empresa

05/07/2019

As Teacher Appreciation Week Kicked off, we brought the blender bikes for a smoothie celebration. Principal Dr. McKean started things off with the first ride of the day, and then the blending kicked in to...

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Chef Ann Foundation Highlights WaveCrest Cafe

04/25/2019

The Chef Ann Foundation, a nonprofit founded with the "vision to create an organization that helps schools take action so that every child has daily access to fresh, healthy food,"has featured WaveCrest Cafe and Vista...

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Beaumont Bears Welcome Blender Bikes

04/19/2019

It was another successful visit for our blender bikes as they brought fresh fruit smoothies and lots of excitement to the lunch time at Beaumont Elementary. The buzz started during the recess and nutrition break...

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Mission Meadows Elementary Spins a Tale of Nutrition

04/15/2019

The line was non-stop and the energy palpable across the cafeteria and playground as Mission Meadows Elementary students welcomed the WaveCrest Cafe blender bikes to their school. The buzz started during recess as the bikes...

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Meet The Farmers: A&A Organic Farms

04/11/2019

Farm Spotlight A & A Organic Farms - Watsonville, CA What They Grow: sugar snap peas; cherry tomatoes; bell peppers; cucumbers; broccoli; and more. A&A is a distributor, helping small and mid-size farms get their...

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Maryland Elementary Blender Bikes For Healthy Shark Week

04/09/2019

On day 2 of Healthy Shark Week, the WaveCrest Cafe blender bikes made a visit to the Maryland Makos with fresh fruit smoothies and lots of fun. The action was non-stop from the moment the...

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Monte Vista Elementary Celebrates California Foods

04/04/2019

Following up on last month’s popular visit of blender bikes, the Monte Vista Elementary Bobcats welcomed us back for a special California Thursdays photo day. These events allow us to talk with students about the...

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Mission Vista Creative Writing Class Showcases Appetite For Nutrition

04/01/2019

Mission Vista High School English teacher Mrs. Marti Peruski has been a champion for WaveCrest Cafe for several years. Her classes have hosted taste test and feedback sessions, and she’s even done an exercise where...

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Healthy Hawks Stir Up Flavor With Blender Bikes

03/19/2019

As part of Healthy Hawk Week, an annual celebration of nutrition and fitness at Alamosa Park Elementary School, we brought our blender bikes to have students mix up samples of fresh fruit smoothies. With lots...

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Menu Changes at Casita, RBV, and Maryland on 3/20 and 3/21

03/19/2019

We've got some menu changes for Casita Center, RBV, and Maryland Elementary on 3/20 and 3/21, 2019. Casita will be serving Chicken Corn dogs and Cook's Choice (a variety of student favorites) on Wednesday. Maryland...

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Roosevelt Middle School Hosts Blender Bikes

03/12/2019

It was a unique Monday at Roosevelt Middle School, as students encountered two lime green bicycles in the cafeteria, and the whirling noise of blenders being powered by the bikes. It may be more accurate...

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Blender Bikes At Monte Vista

03/06/2019

March 5th saw the latest visit of our Blender Bikes to Monte Vista Elementary School. Hundreds of students sampled our Orange-cycle fruit smoothies and learned just how easy a healthy smoothie snack can be made...

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Breeze Hill Elementary Blender Bike Day: 2-27-19

03/04/2019

On February 27, 2019 we visited Breeze Hill Elementary School with our blender bikes to make fresh fruit smoothies and celebrate the growing Farm To School program in Vista Unified, sourcing fresh, seasonal produce from...

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Blender Bikes Put Spotlight on Rancho Minerva’s EMIE Award-winning Work to Reduce Food Waste

03/01/2019

WaveCrest Cafe recently brought our blender bikes to Rancho Minerva Middle School for a lunch time activity at the request of teacher Melanie Phillips. Mrs. Phillips and Rancho Minerva 7th grader Keila Ceron, are recent...

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WaveCrest Heroes: Letha McWey

02/28/2019

We’ve been sharing stories from our staff and the ways that they interact with students. This month we spoke with Letha McWey, the cafeteria lead at Vista High School. Letha has a smile and a...

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Casita Center Hosts Blender Bikes

02/08/2019

The WaveCrest Cafe blender bikes made a visit to Casita Center for Science, Math and Technology Elementary School on 2/7/19. After a quick lesson for 4th graders on how we are sourcing more and more...

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Vista High’s Garden + Blender Bikes = Fresh, Healthy And Delicious Smoothies

02/01/2019

The faces communicated a mix of curiosity, amusement and slight confusion. What were the lime green bikes doing in the quad by the cafeteria? Were those blenders attached to the front of the bikes? How...

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Ugly Food Gets A Beautiful Reception

01/30/2019

“If you see ugly food, don’t throw it away, just wash it and try it!” Those words, spoken by Alamosa Park 2nd grader Madison, were the consensus of a group of kinder - 2nd grade...

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What Do Athletes REALLY Eat? Part 3: Football

01/29/2019

As Super Bowl 53 approaches, we thought it would be a great time to continue our series on “What do athletes REALLY eat?” When looking at professional football players, it probably comes as no surprise...

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VIDA Class Digs Deep Into Food/Nutrition

01/22/2019

Making a connection between the classroom and real work issues that affect students’ daily lives has become a valuable resource for learning and teaching. So when a Design Challenge class at VIDA (Vista Innovation and...

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