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As a part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s national COVID-19 waiver program, Westfield Washington Schools will be providing breakfast and lunch meals for FREE, all year long, to all Pre K-12 students, whether you apply for free/reduced lunch or not. You will still need to apply for the free/reduced program in order to receive financial assistance for curricular materials (textbooks, workbooks, classroom novels, online resources, and supplies like science lab chemicals, and art supplies).

The free meal includes the entire meal, which consists of three of the five components
(Grain, Protein, Fruit, Vegetable, or Dairy, One Must be a fruit or vegetable).

The waiver will remain in effect until the end of the school year and it applies to all Pre K-12 students regardless of learning model or socioeconomic status. The free meal includes the entire meal, which consists of three of the five components (Grain, Protein, Fruit, Vegetable, or Dairy, One Must be a fruit or vegetable). The free meal does NOT include any a la carte items, second meals, snacks, or milk.

https://www.fns.usda.gov/disaster/pandemic/covid-19/fns-frequently-asked-questions#school

What is considered a free meal?
Students can receive one free lunch AND one free breakfast per school day. Meals must meet the existing USDA guidelines in order to be free, meaning meals MUST include an entrée, fruit/vegetables, and milk. A la carte/snack items (extra entrees, beverages, and snacks/drinks) will still be an additional charge.

Do we still need Lunch Time accounts?
Yes, students can still use lunch accounts to purchase additional meals, snacks, and a la carte items. If a student does not take an entrée, fruit/veggie, AND a milk, their Lunch Time account will be charged for the a la carte items.

Are pre-K snacks free?
Pre-K snacks will NOT be free as the waiver only applies to two MEALS per day.


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Como parte del programa nacional de exención COVID-19 del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, las escuelas de Westfield Washington proporcionarán desayunos y almuerzos GRATIS durante todo el año a TODOS los estudiantes de Pre K-12, ya sea que soliciten almuerzo gratis / reducido o no. . Aún deberá aplicar al programa gratuito / reducido para recibir asistencia financiera para los materiales curriculares (libros de texto, libros de trabajo, novelas para el aula, recursos en línea y suministros como productos químicos de laboratorio de ciencias y suministros de arte).

¿Qué se considera una comida gratis?
Los estudiantes pueden recibir un almuerzo gratis Y un desayuno gratis por día escolar. Las comidas deben cumplir con las pautas existentes del USDA para ser gratuitas, lo que significa que las comidas DEBEN incluir un plato principal, frutas / verduras y leche. La comida gratis incluye la comida completa, que consta de tres de los cinco componentes (cereales, proteínas, frutas, vegetales o lácteos, uno debe ser una fruta o verdura). La comida gratis NO incluye ningún artículo a la carta, segundas comidas, refrigerios o leche.

¿Todavía necesitamos cuentas de Lunch Time?
Sí, los estudiantes aún pueden usar las cuentas de almuerzo para comprar comidas, refrigerios y artículos a la carta adicionales. Si un estudiante no toma un plato principal, fruta / verdura Y una leche, se le cobrará a su cuenta de almuerzo los artículos a la carta.