Plumas Lake Elementary School District

Free Meals for Children Under 18

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Dear Plumas Lake Families,
 
ALL children 18 years of age and younger, not offered breakfast and lunch daily from thier school site, can receive free meals on Fridays at the locations and times listed below. Choose the site and time that best fits your families schedule.  Meals will be provided to prepare at home.  No identification or proof of school enrollment is required.  Parents may pick up the meals without their children present.  
Cobblestone 7:30am - 8:15am
Cobblestone 11:00am - 12:00pm
Riverside 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Families should drive through the pick up line, open trunk for delivery, and exit once complete.   Families should not exit the vehicle.  Families should wear masks if windows are rolled down and talking to staff.  
Meal cards are necessary for meal pick up.  Signups are available during meal pick up and cards will only be handed out during meal pick up.  
Questions call Nutrition Services at (530) 743-4428 x 770 or email mdelong@plusd.org
 
Thank you,
Nutrition Services Team
Plumas Lake Elementary School District
 
 
 
Make It A Meal

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Check out what we learned how to do - design beautiful signs!
Did you know your students have the power of choice with their school meals?  There's plenty of choices to make each day, and no two plates are ever exactly the same!
Choose what you eat, eat what you choose
A breakfast meal includes at least 1/2 cup serving of fruits or vegetables and at least 2 servings of two other food groups.
A lunch meal includes at least 1/2 cup serving of fruits or vegetables and at least 2 other food groups on the plate.
Serving up Success: Nutrition Service Department

Serving up Success: Nutrition Service Department
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The District Nutrition Services department is committed to providing complete, nutritious and pleasing meals to all students. Every meal will meet the USDA requirements for nutrition, enabling all students to prepare for academic development.

The Nutrition Services department provides breakfast and lunch for all students who want to participate. We host kitchens at Rio Del Oro Elementary, Cobblestone Elementary, and Riverside Meadows Intermediate School.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and funded through federal and state programs, the program makes meals available for all students. The application for the Meal Benefit Program (Free and/or Reduced Meal Program) is available here. For more information about the Meal Benefit Program, click here.

Students may buy lunch for $3.00 and breakfast for $2.00. Students may be eligible to receive one free breakfast and one free lunch meal each school day, or one reduced priced lunch meal at a cost of $ 0.40 and one reduced priced breakfast meal at a cost of $ 0.00. 
 
Everyone can buy our delicious non-fat chocolate or low-fat original milk for $ 0.50.  
Adult meals and extra items, such as a second entree are available for purchase at regular menu price and are not included within the Meal Benefit Program.
Your family can fill out a Meal Benefit Program Application at any time!  Your family may qualify for Free or Reduced priced meals based on household income or receipt of benefits such as CalFRESH or CalWORKS.  Additionally, if your family qualifies for Free or Reduced priced meals, you may qualify for benefits such as CalFRESH.
If you need assistance completing this form, please contact Mary DeLong at (530) 743-4428 ext. 770 
 
 
Please be sure to pay any negative balances on your child's account immediately! If you believe your family needs a payment plan, please contact Mary DeLong at (530) 743-4428 ext 770.
 
For your convenience, you may pay your account balance by visiting www.myschoolbucks.com (a small vendor fee DOES apply) or by mailing your check to the Plumas Lake Elementary School District Office at the address below.  Please make checks payable to "Food Service."
Plumas Lake Elementary School District
2473 Plumas School Road
Plumas Lake, CA 95961
 
If you have questions about your family's account, please contact the Director of Nutrition Services, Mary DeLong.
Farm to School Program

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Sliced Kiwi fruits.
Farm to School brings healthy food from local farms to school children nationwide.  See how Plumas Lake is providing our students locally grown items.
 
Check out some information and pictures from some of our locally sourced produce by clicking here!
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Wellness Commitee

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Nutrition is only part of what we do!  Our program is committed to healthy living, and we want your help to be the best we can be.
 
Our Wellness Committee is interested in topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, general health knowledge, and community outreach.
 
If you are interested in being a part of the PLESD Wellness Committee please contact the Nutrition Services Department at 530-743-4428 ext 770 for details.
Debit Card, Credit Card, and our Online Payment Portal

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The Nutrition Service Department partners with MySchoolBucks.com to offer a secure online payment portal
for families. You will need to know your students ID number in order to set up an account.
 
At this time, the online payment portal with MySchoolBucks is the only way for families to make payments with credit or debit cards.  Cash and check payments are welcome at the school sites and the District Office.
Please note the following details about MySchoolBucks:
  • The convenience fee for cafeteria account deposits will be $2.49, which will cover all deposits made within a single transaction. You can now pay on more than one student's account at a time and only be charged a single convenience fee.
  • MySchoolBucks has the following payment methods available for use:
    • Visa®
    • Mastercard®
    • Discover®
    • Electronic Check
  • You can set up automatic email reminders!  We cannot set these alerts up for you, but are happy to help with other account management tools.

If you have any questions please feel free to call the Nutrition Services Department at 530-743-4428 ext.770

Account Balances

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If your family receives email or phone notification from the Nutrition Services Department regarding a low or negative account balance, you can contact the Nutrition Services Department at the District Office for an updated account balance statement, and transaction history for your child.  
 
The best way to stay on top of your student's purchasing patterns is to download the FREE MySchoolBucks app and monitor your student's transactions in real time.
You can also check your student's account balances, transactions, and make payments online using our secure third-party payment system with www.MySchoolBucks.com.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  
 
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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
 
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and 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: 
  • mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 
  • fax: (202) 690-7442; or 
  • email: program.intake@usda.gov.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

02/06/2020

Disclaimer

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The Plumas Lake Elementary School District is not responsible for content of external websites.