Our district is committed to providing every student with the tools they need to succeed, including nutritious meals they can enjoy. We have been approved for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), a meal program option offered by the United States Agricultural Department (USDA) that allows us to serve school breakfast and lunch at no charge to all enrolled students, regardless of financial condition.
Help us ensure our meal program is a success!
Remind and encourage your child to take advantage of this opportunity and grab a school breakfast and lunch every single school day.
Parent may be asked to complete a Household Information Survey for Title 1 and 31a Benefits. Failure to complete the survey will take away from educational programs. Surveys will be sent home the first week of school. Please return the completed survey to you child’s school asap, one survey per family household.
Don't Sit Still!
Students can achieve their best performance by combining good nutrition with physical activity. Two of the most Important factors that lead to a healthy lifestyle are choosing a healthy diet and being physically fit. When your student's nutritional needs are met it is easier to focus and learn. When they are physically fit they are more alert, more positive and enjoy a better quality of life.
Breakfast is Served!
A healthy breakfast is available in the cafeteria at all Crestwood Schools before the start of the school day.
Breakfast is available at all Elementary Buildings starting at 8:15am.
Breakfast is available at Riverside Middle School at 7:30am
Breakfast is available at Crestwood High School at 7:10am
The meal offers grains, protein, milk, fruits & vegetables daily to all students. Plan on getting to school early and joining us for breakfast!
2nd Meals and Ala Carte Purchases
All students can receive 1 free breakfast and 1 free lunch meal daily. Students will still be able to bring a lunch from home if they choose. Milk can be purchased to go along with their bag lunch, the cost is $0.50. To receive free milk, students must take entire school lunch. Extra entrees and Ala carte items can be purchased with cash or if the student has money in their lunch account. Parents can put money in their student's account electronically using MyPaymentsPlus. Visit www.Mypaymentsplus.com, follow the on-screen instructions to create an account. You must have your student's ID number to set up the account. No charging will be allowed for any Ala carte items including extra entrees.
Crestwood food service allows students "second and more" helpings of fresh fruits and vegetables. If your student is still hungry after a serving of bread, protein, fruit, vegetable and milk they can receive additional helpings of fresh fruits and vegetables, free! You can find nutrition Information from USDA on school meals here: http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/ including the "My Plate" project where students can learn about balancing calories, colors and portion sizes to fit their nutritional needs.
Summer Food Service Program, Free Summer Meals
Click here for the Michigan Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) site locator. http://www.mcgi.state.mi.us/schoolnutrition/ The SFSP was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs. Use the SFSP site locator to find a SFSP site near you.
Meet Up and Eat Up - Healthy food to fuel your summer. Free summer meals!
Looking for meals this summer? check out this interactive map! Children 18 and under, and adults with special needs 6 years and under can get free meals at these locations. https://www.mcgi.state.mi.us/schoolnutrition/
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