Child Nutrition Services

Welcome to Child Nutrition Services

 

Join us for SUMMER LUNCH MEALS Available at the following locations:

June 24 - July 23   11:00 - 12:00 Monday – Friday

Ocala Middle School                      2800 Ocala Ave

George Middle School                   277 Mahoney Dr

Sheppard Middle School               480 Rough & Ready Rd

   

June 24 - July 25   11:30 - 12:30 Monday –Thursday

Lyndale Elementary                       13901 Nordyke Dr

June 24 - July 30   11:00 - 12:00 Monday – Friday

Cureton Elementary                                3720 East Hills Dr

Chavez Elementary                                  2000 Kammerer Ave

Hubbard Elementary                               1680 Foley Ave

Ryan Elementary                                      1241 McGinness Dr 

Arbuckle Elementary                               1970 Cinderella Ln

 

*All sites will be closed on July 4th & 5th

Adults are welcome to eat for $3.90

JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH, AND SUPPER 

DID YOU KNOW???

All Alum Rock Students will continue to receive breakfast and lunch meals at “no cost” for the school year 2019-2020 through the alternative program – Provision 2. Schools participating are: Adelante I, Adelante II, Aptitud, Arbuckle, Cassell, Chavez, Cureton, Dorsa, Fischer, Renaissance at Fischer, George, Hubbard, Linda Vista, LUCHA, Lyndale, Mathson, Renaissance at Mathson, McCollam, Meyer, Ocala, Painter, Russo/McEntee, Ryan, San Antonio, and Sheppard.

This program has been in place since 2004. Because we don’t collect or request income information, from families whose students attend Provision 2 schools, we are not able to confirm eligibility status for programs outside of the meal program.   We are not able to provide parents with a letter stating that they qualify for “free” meals.

Alum Rock Child Nutrition Program sponsors the following schools for breakfast, lunch and supper meals:

- DCP and KIPP Prize will receive meals at no cost through Provision 2 program

- KIPP Heartwood is in the process of collecting meal applications to determine their students eligibility as free, reduced or paid meal prices and set its base year for Provision 2.

For students participating in an After-School program also receive a super snack supper meal at "no cost" through the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Child Nutrition Services Department is to enhance the health status and nutrition education of all students within the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

OUR PURPOSE

Our purpose is to serve all students safe, nutritious, and appealing school meals that meet the USDA nutritional requirements.

CNS OFFICE STAFF

Denisse B. Mendez

Director 

408-928-6905

denisse.mendez@arusd.org

 

Mangosteen Operations Supervisor

Albaelena M. Diaz Tamayo

Operations Supervisor

408-928-6904

albaelena.diazdiaz@arusd.org

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IMPORTANCE OF BREAKFAST

As we all know breakfast is an important meal of the day, this meal enhances student learning.  At Alum Rock we offer breakfast in different ways,  before school, second chance or at brunch and even in the classroom. 

Check out the Benefits Breakfast Provides your student:

Higher Test Scores. Research has proven that children who eat breakfast have a higher math and reading scores.

Fewer Trips to the School Nurse. When students eat breakfast, nurses report fewer hunger related office visits.

Improved Classroom Behavior. Students are better able to pay attention in class when they have eaten. Principals confirm that they see fewer discipline problems when students have eaten breakfast.

-Better Learning. Students learn best when they have eaten a good breakfast.

 

Should you have any questions or just want to say "Hi", please reach out to us. 
Feel free to visit our webpage for fun nutrition education, menus, and allergen information at:  http://childnutrition.arusd.org  

 

 Thank you,

Child Nutrition Services Department

 

 


NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with Federal 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, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs)

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) 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. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at:

http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter 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

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

PRESTAR DECLARACION SIN DISCRIMINACION

Conforme a las leyes federales y a los derechos civiles, reglamentos y políticas del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA), se prohíbe a esta institución discriminar por motivo de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, edad, discapacidad y reprimir o tomar represalias por actividades realizadas en el pasado relacionadas con los derechos civiles. (No todos los principios de prohibición se aplican a todos los programas)

Las personas discapacitadas que requieran medios alternos para que se les comunique la información de un programa (por ejemplo, braille, letra agrandada, grabación de audio, lenguaje de señas estadounidense, etc.) deberán comunicarse con la agencia estatal o local responsable de administrar el programa o el TARGET Center del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comunicarse con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Transmisión de Información al (800) 877-8339.  La información del programa también está disponible en otros idiomas del inglés.

Para presentar una queja por alegada discriminación, complete el formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA, AD-3027, que podrá encontrar en línea en: http//www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o escriba una carta dirigida al USDA que incluya toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de presentación de quejas, comuníquese al (866) 632-9992. Envié su formulario o carta completos al USDA por:

(1) Correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

  1400 Independence Avenue, SW

  Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov

Esta institución ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.