Fall Farmers Markets For All Vista Elementary Schools


This fall, every Vista Unified elementary school is getting a visit from a farmers market! Hosted by Food 4 Thought (and your lovely Child Nutrition Services department), students will get to pick their own fresh,...

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Open Call for Wellness Council Site Reps!


Are you interested in supporting wellness throughout Vista Unified School District? We’re looking for anyone in the district community (staff, parents, and community members) to be part of our Wellness Council and help shape the...

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WaveCrest Cafe Featured On “Salad Bar Heroes” Blog


WaveCrest Cafe was recently featured on the Salad Bar Heroes blog, part of Salad Bars 2 Schools, a program that began in 2010 when four partner organizations that had all been doing similar work joined forces....

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Fear Factor Food Challenge at Hannalei


Last Wednesday the students at Hannalei Elementary got a lunchtime surprise: a Fear Factor Food Challenge! The challenge is simple: try five different foods and earn a colorful sticker announcing “I survived the Fear Factor...

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A guide to USDA school nutrition guidelines


You probably know that your school cafeteria has to follow USDA guidelines for child nutrition. But do you know what those guidelines are or how they impact your school lunch choices? A recent history of...

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Tour de Fresh cycling event raises funds for new salad bars


WaveCrest Cafe is thrilled to have been selected as 1 of 4 school districts in the country to be a recipient of several new salad bars for some of our elementary schools. One of the...

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We Have A New Online Payment Provider


We have made a change in the provider that we are using to process online payments for student meal accounts. We've made a change to utilize a system called K12 Payment Center (click to visit...

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Summer Meals Kickoff at Boys & Girls Club of Vista


A dozen lucky kids attending summer day camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Vista helped kickoff the Summer Meals program yesterday. Hosted by Vista Unified School District and funded by the USDA, Summer...

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2018 Summer Meals Program: June 8 – August 10


Summer Meals Program Runs June 8 - August 1 Click here for summer meals menus, locations, dates and times. Summer break may be drawing ever closer, but that doesn’t mean we stop feeding our community....

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Alamosa Park Students are Lean and Green


Once upon a time, there was a magical kingdom called Alamosa Park Elementary. Every day, the students learned their lessons, ate their lunch, and played during recess. One day, a royal family came to the...

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