Where to get food during the summer
June 19 is the last day of VPS’ grab-and-go meals. However, families can find free food at several locations during the summer.

Dónde obtener comida durante el verano
El viernes, 19 de junio es el último día que el Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” (VPS, por sus siglas en inglés) ofrecerá alimentos embolsados. Sin embargo, las familias pueden obtener comida gratuita en diferentes lugares durante el verano.

Ia epwe kawor ia áninisin mwéngé ren nón ei summer (Suun-Akkos)
Suun 19 sáingonón ráánin ewe VPS’ grab-and-go meals iká áninisin inetin mwéngé nón chotá ekkan inetiu meren ekkei sukkun. Mei wor ekkóch neni famini ir mei tongeni nó ngeni ren ar repwe kúút áninis ren enér mwéngé nón ei summer (Suun-Akkos).

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Meal prices

Elementary students 80 cents
Middle school students $1.05
High school students $1.05
Adults $1.50
Elementary students $1.95
Middle school students $2.20
High school students (food courts) $2.55
Adults (elementary and middle) $2.90
Adults (high school food courts) $3.40
A la carte milk or juice 45 cents

Free or reduced-priced meals application

Families meeting federal household income guidelines may qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Applications are available online and in each school’s office.

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Meal pre-payment option

Our pre-payment option takes a load off your mind and out of your child’s pocket.

Find out how it works.

What’s on your plate?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture created MyPlate, an easy-to-follow food guide, to help parents to figure out how to feed their kids nutritious, balanced meals.

Farm fresh fridays

Providing access to fresh, nutritious, local and delicious food.

Vancouver Public Schools Farm Fresh Fridays. Monthly fruit, vegatable or dairy.
Download the farm fresh fridays poster

March farm fresh vegetable of the month is radishes.

Radishes grow from seed to eating plant in 25 days. Use radishes as a topping to any dish or salad to add texture or heat.

Interested in becoming a Advisory Health Council member? Have questions or ideas about the wellness policy?

The Advisory Health Council consists of registered dietitians, medical personnel, teachers, administrators, vendor owners, parents and students.

The Council meets at least once a year to review current research on nutrition and fitness and to update district Policies and Regulations 3650 and 6310. The Council may provide other advice as requested by the Superintendent.

Please email Debra Hale, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning (Elementary Schools) at Debra.Hale@vansd.org.

Wellness policies and procedures
Policy 6700 • Procedure 6700