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  • ~~~~FOOD SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT~~~ FOOD SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ~~~~

    July 13, 2022

    USDA has NOT extended the Free Meals to All Students waiver for the 2022-23 school year.   Districts across the nation are required to return to the previous meal pricing regulations practiced prior to Covid 19.

    Effective August 1st, meal prices at Blue Ridge Campuses will be:  Breakfast $1.85    Lunch @ Elem: $3.00    Lunch @ JH and HS: $3.10

    It is imperative that students have a current 2022-23 completed and approved Meal Application on file to see if they qualify to receive free or reduced priced meals.  You may apply online at this foodservice website at the "apply here" logo or at https://family.titank12.com

    If you have any questions, please contact Barb Simington at bsimington@brusd.org or at any one of our school campuses.  

     

Overview

  • MEAL BENEFIT FORMS - ONLY ONE FORM IS REQUIRED PER FAMILY
     
     Families must fill out a new Meal Benefit Form each year as it is required by USDA for Blue Ridge to be in compliance with the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program. Only one form is required per family even if you have children in different schools throughout the District. Also, please note – if at any time during the school year, your income should change for any reason, please reapply as it could make a difference in qualifying for meal benefits. You may quickly apply at https://family.titank12.com
     
     

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  • Free and Reduced Lunch Online Application - click the link below!

    This application is now online!

     Application for Free Reduced Lunch

    For those of you who have completed the Annual Free and Reduced Meal Application, we thank you! However, there are still many who have not yet returned an application. 

    In addition to providing critical free or reduced priced nutritional support to students, your participation in the program extends substantial benefits and support to the District. 

    We ask that you submit an application online
    , or come into any Blue Ridge School, or the District Office to fill out an application to help ensure these benefits are realized by your children.


    As always, you may contact the Food Service office at 928-368-6126 x1106 for any questions or concerns you may have regarding our District’s Food Service programs, or again, you can apply directly on the school website at www.brusd.org.

Local School Wellness Policy

  • Pursuant to federal law, the following parties had jointly developed the current wellness policy:  Blue Ridge Unified School District #32 Board of Education members, Administrators, support staff members, teaching staff members, community members and parents.

    Local School Wellness Policy Overview

    • The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 required all districts to establish local school wellness policies by School Year 2006-2007.
    • The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 expands the scope of wellness policies; brings in additional stakeholders in its development,

    implementation and review; and requires public updates on the content and implementation of the wellness policies (Section 204). The intent is to strengthen local school wellness policies so they become useful tools in evaluating, establishing, and maintaining healthy school environments, and to provide transparency to the public on key areas that affect the nutrition environment in each school.

    Please review the links below for more information on this process:  Healthier Schools Tools, Section 204 and Wellness Policy Helpful Hints.

    Please email:  bsimington@brusd.org  if you would like to attend the meeting for the assessment of the proposed wellness policy.  Thank you and look forward to your participation!

    Sincerely,
    Barb Simington
    928-368-6126, ext. 1106