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Menu for the Week of September 21, 2020 Featured Photo

Menu for the Week of September 21, 2020

Please click on the headline to see what items will be in our upcoming meal bags. We feed on a first-come basis, so please arrive early if possible. (If we run out of the planned menu items, we may have to substitute items and/or direct you to another distribution location.)
Show Your Appreciation for our Food and Nutrition Staff! Featured Photo

Show Your Appreciation for our Food and Nutrition Staff!

Would you like to show your appreciation for the essential school lunch heroes serving our community? Please click on the headline for a flyer about the "We Love Our School Heroes" contest. You could win $500 for yourself and $500 for those who are out there feeding our children each week. The deadline is October 2nd!
Do you know an AUSD staff Game Changer? Featured Photo

Do you know an AUSD staff Game Changer?

Teachers and staff members are working extra hard during Distance Learning. But do you know of an AUSD employee who deserves some special recognition? Please take a few moments to applaud exceptional AUSD employees through our AUSD Badges program. Nominate any AUSD staff member for the “Beyond the Call of Duty” or the “Spotlight” badge to make them eligible to be selected as one of our two monthly Game Changers. Each month, we select two Game Changers. Each one receives a $100 award from Schools First Federal Credit Union and recognition by the AUSD Board of Education. To nominate an employee, visit this site: Click on the headline to access the "AUSD Badges" website. Click on "Recognition" and then select the badge to submit a nomination. Nominations can be submitted by students, parents, or colleagues.
Everyone Counts! Featured Photo

Everyone Counts!

AUSD + AHS Dream Center students remind everyone to take 10 minutes to complete the 2020 Census. Please watch their Public Service Announcement (with multiple languages). Remember...10 minutes = 10 years of funding for our community & 100% participation = 100% funding. Click on the headline to access the students' PSA.
IT'S OFFICIAL: Free Meals for ALL Children 18 and Under!!! Featured Photo

IT'S OFFICIAL: Free Meals for ALL Children 18 and Under!!!

Starting this Friday (September 4th), Alhambra Unified School District will feed any child 18 and under for FREE. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this happen (including those of you who advocated with government officials) because we know that healthy kids learn better! (Click on the headline for more details.)
GREAT NEWS!!!  USDA will extend FREE meals for kids through December 2020! Featured Photo

GREAT NEWS!!! USDA will extend FREE meals for kids through December 2020!

We are waiting for guidelines from the California Department of Education and to work out some logistics, but soon we will be able provide free meals for ALL children! More updates will be forthcoming. To read the USDA's press release about this announcement, please click on the headline.
Virtual Afterschool Enrichment Featured Photo

Virtual Afterschool Enrichment

Did you know that most of our elementary schools offer afterschool enrichment opportunities through our ASES program? Click on the headline for more information and the name & email address of who to contact at your child's school. (Please Note: Unfortunately, ASES in not available at Brightwood School.)