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

04/27/2020

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

04/03/2020

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

03/26/2020

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

03/21/2020

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

03/20/2020

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Health & Safety Update: Meal Service During Closures (3-13-2020)

03/14/2020

Dear Parents and Families of Vista Unified School District,   As you may know, Vista Unified School District has closed schools and will reopen schools on Monday, April 6, 2020. We are committed to ensuring...

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03/03/2020

5 TIPS FOR ADDING VARIETY TO MEALS Variety is the Spice of a Healthy Meal Plan   Following nutritional advice is hard. It often seems like the target is always moving, and the pace of...

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MIssion Meadows Welcomes Blender Bikes

03/01/2020

Mission Meadow students took their turn on the blender bikes Friday, February 28th in what was a joy-filled day for everyone involved.    WaveCrest cafe delivered both bikes to the school, along with refreshing ingredients...

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Blender Bikes Bring Joy (and Flavor) To Breeze Hill

01/28/2020

The blender bikes made another stop this month at Breeze Hill Elementary for a lunch filled with physical exercise and nutritious snacks!   Students from TK all the way to 5th Grade took their turns...

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Making Mealtimes Fun: Quick Tips To Use Today

01/21/2020

It often feels like cooking at home is an impossible task in today’s busy world. From trips to the grocery store to cooking and cleaning up -- home-cooked meals can easily become stressful endeavors. Sitting...

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Time Saving Tips: Making Healthy Meals Easy

01/13/2020

A common complaint when it comes to eating healthy is that it takes too much time. While it may be tempting to stop at the drive-through on the way home from work, the convenience of...

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Kindergartener Pays Off Lunch Balances For 100+ Students

12/13/2019

*** UPDATE WITH MEDIA LINKS AT BOTTOM OF STORY A kindergarten student at Breeze Hill Elementary School was recently honored for her work to raise funds that have gone to pay off negative lunch balances...

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Put A Spin On Your Salad

12/06/2019

According to USDA’s MyPlate, half of all our meals should be composed of fruits and vegetables. The amount of vegetables you need each day depends on your age, sex, and level of physical activity, but...

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Winter Is Coming: Wash Your Hands

12/04/2019

It’s National Handwashing Awareness Week, so we thought it’d be a good time to share some food safety tips with you. Although most people attribute food-borne illness to eating out at restaurants, a large portion...

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Rancho Minerva Gets Back On The (Blender) Bikes

11/18/2019

Rancho Minerva Middle School students were able to cycle their way to refreshment recently as WaveCrest Cafe’s blender bikes made a return visit to the school. The bikes made their first visit in the spring...

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Bobier Bonds with Blender Bikes

11/09/2019

WaveCrest Cafe’s blender bikes stopped by Bobier Elementary for what proved to be great fun. Students and teachers took their turns riding the smoothie making machines as bananas, apple juice and frozen strawberries were churned...

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Roosevelt Celebrates Halloween With Ghoulishly Delicious Treats!

11/08/2019

“The horror… THE HORROR!!!” A truly terrifying event took place this Halloween on the Roosevelt Middle School campus. Students, hungry for their usual fill of sugary sweets, were greeted with items not often consumed by...

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The Whole Story on Whole Grains

10/29/2019

The Whole Story Most of us have heard of whole grains and their touted health benefits. But what exactly is whole grain, and how much are we supposed to include as part of our daily...

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Fear Factor Food Challenge Comes to Lake Elementary

10/28/2019

[caption id="attachment_4813" align="alignleft" width="600"] Lake Elementary PTA members came out in big numbers to brave the heat and serve up some delicious samples.[/caption] On Thursday, October 24th, WaveCrest Cafe made a visit to Lake Elementary...

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Casita’s School Garden Innovation

10/01/2019

This week we’re celebrating Farm to School hero Jackson Perez at Casita Center for Science, Math & Technology. Mr. Perez embodies all three F2S areas of focus -- he engages students in hands-on learning through...

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Mission Vista HS Welcomes PathWater; Reduces Plastic Waste

09/11/2019

Students at Mission Vista High School were greeted with surprise guests at lunch time on Monday, September 9th. Music boomed and they heard voices talking about reducing plastic waste, reusable water bottles, and trivia about...

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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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