School meals are free in 2021-22!


That’s right - all school meals for the 2021-22 school year are offered to students at no cost. That includes breakfast, lunch, and supper if your child’s school offers a supper option. We are grateful...

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Final Bulk Meal Distribution is August 11; School Starts 8/18


[caption id="attachment_5519" align="alignleft" width="300"] Thanks for sharing your summer with us![/caption] The final day of our bulk meal distribution is Wednesday, August 11th. On that date, we will be distributing meal kits with seven days...

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We’re Hiring! Come join our team


[caption id="attachment_5513" align="alignleft" width="300"] Come join our team![/caption] We've got a number of job openings for you to join our fantastic WaveCrest Cafe team. Click here to view the job description and apply.

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Are you ready for Farm 2 Summer?


June 21 - 25 is National Farm 2 Summer Week, celebrating Farm 2 School programs with fun and healthy activities and tips for families to have a healthy & delicious summer. We'll be posting to...

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Free Summer Meals: June 23 – August 11


The WaveCrest Cafe Summer Meals Program kicks off Wednesday, June 23rd at six (6) locations. Meal kits similar to those served for the Virtual Meal Service during the school year will be distributed. Meal kits...

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Virtual Meal Service Changes: June 16th


Our Virtual Meal Service will have a few changes for June 16th only to accommodate schedule changes at a few school sites. You can download a flyer with all changes here: June 16 Meal Service...

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10 Heroic Things About Our Team


Our WaveCrest Cafe team has been heroic in so many ways during the past 15 months. And to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day, we thought we'd list 10 ways that our team has done amazing...

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May 7th is School Lunch Hero Day


Celebrate our WaveCrest Cafe school lunch heroes on Friday, May 7th. School Lunch Hero Day is held the first Friday in May of each year and marks a day to recognize our school nutrition professionals'...

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Introducing: Julie Cockrum, Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor


We’d like to introduce you to our new Nutrition Education & Training Supervisor, Julie Cockrum. Joining the team in the fall, Julie dove headfirst into the job, bringing her experience and insight to bear.  ...

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NEW! Spring 2021 Menu Available


Our Spring 2021 menu is now available. As usual, we’re delivering a mix of proven favorites with new items bound to find fans across our district. We are proud to be able to keep finding...

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Spring Break Menus & Schedules


We've got great things lined up for Spring Break! We'll be continuing our Virtual Meal Service at all locations except Madison Middle School - we're pausing that site just for the week. But you can...

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March is National Nutrition Month!


Versión en español a continuación March is National Nutrition Month®, and the theme for 2021 is Personalize Your Plate. Each week we'll highlight a different theme for the month to help you be better equipped...

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Virtual Meals Service Moves to 1 Day per Week


Starting January 27, 2021, we will be providing 7-days’ worth of meals every Wednesday. Packs are available to all children 18 and under. Parents picking up meals for children will be asked their child’s name(s),...

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January 2021 Holiday Meal Service Changes


There will be no meal service on Mondays January 18 & 25, 2021 Instead, we will serve 7 days of meals on January 13 & 20 (meals cover 1/14-1/20 and 1/21-1/27) Regular service will resume...

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Special Meal Distribution for December 21


Our 2020 meal service will wrap up with a special limited distribution on Monday, 12/21. On that date, we will have a limited number of meal kits containing:   Approximately 3 lbs. of ham Dinner...

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Free Meals Clarification


As a clarification to our December 2020 Newsletter, free meals are offered to children aged 18 & under.

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Fall 2020 Virtual Schedule Meal Distribution Locations


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Fall 2020 Meal Schedules


Fall meals available Mondays & Wednesdays. Special date: Tuesday, September 8th                     SPECIAL DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 8th Due to the Labor Day holiday, we will have...

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Summer Meals Dates Extended Through August 2020


  Summer 2020 meal service has been extended to provide meals through August 31, 2020. The final day for pickup service at all district locations will be Thursday, August 27, 2020.   All seven (7)...

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Summer Meals Program Starts June 8th



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Location Change For Meals: Mary Lou Clack Center replaces Boys & Girls Club starting 4-29-20


MEAL DISTRIBUTION LOCATION CHANGE: April 29, 2020   Dear Parents and Families of Vista Unified School District,   Beginning Wednesday, April 29, 2020, we will be shifting our current meal service at the Boys &...

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Multi-Meal Pack Service Update: 4-19-2020


UPDATE: 4-19-2020 All VUSD school sites being used for meal distribution are designed for drive-through service. The Boys & Girls Club of Vista will provide walk-up service only.   POST-SPRING BREAK MESSAGE (EFFECTIVE WEEK OF...

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New Meal Schedule For Week of March 30


SPRING BREAK MEAL DISTRIBUTION UPDATE Dear Parents and families of Vista Unified School District, Vista Unified School District will be adjusting our meal distribution schedule for the week of Spring Break beginning Monday, March 30....

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CA Meals For Kids App Tracks School Meal Availability Locations


State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces ‘CA Meals for Kids’ App Update to Find Meals during COVID-19 School Closures   SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today (March 19, 2020) that the California Department...

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UPDATE: 3-20-2020: Still Serving


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