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A Better Way to Fundraise!

Gallatin Elementary shows that fundraising can be healthy and profitable! From seed to harvest, these students cared for their school garden and the rewards are fresh and healthy vegetables that they can share with their community.

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Eat a variety of colorful fruits!

Place a fruit bowl in the kitchen. Serve fruits as desserts.

Get more vegetables in your diet!

Aim to make your plate 1/2 full of vegetables. Introduce vegetables to your child early. Studies show it takes trying a new food several times before liking it.

Run, Eat, Play

Go for a quick walk after your meal. On the weekends, plan for a day at the park to run, play, and relax with friends and family!

Apply online now for your student's meal!

Meal Applications: Free & Reduced Meal Benefits @ www.schoollunchapp.com

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Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act

Based on your annual earnings, you may be eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit from the Federal Government (Federal EITC). The Federal EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. The Federal EITC has no effect on certain welfare benefits. In most cases, Federal EITC payments will not be used to determine […]

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2018 School Meal Expo Photobooth Pics

Hello, Please use this link to view the photobooth pictures from our School Meal Expo – Tasting Event! 

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Summer Meals 2018

The Downey Unified School District is participating in the Seamless Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all […]

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Elementary Lunch Video

Thank you to all that collaborated on this project!  Check out this video to see the process of students going […]

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2017 Welcome Back Training

2017 Welcome Back Staff!

Honoring Betty Lukas (High School Supervisor) for 33 years of service at DUSD (pictured above) and also Linda Sakaguchi (Food […]

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Eat Smart 2 Be Smart Nutrition Educator Award

Congratulations to Kat Clark, 6th grade teacher at Stauffer Middle School for receiving the 2017 Eat Smart 2 Be Smart […]

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2016-2017 Year end slideshow

Thank you to our lunch ladies and lunch guys for another great year!  Enjoy the summer 🙂

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School Lunch Shaming Article

Opinion: The trouble with so-called school lunch “shaming” laws

Our department wanted to share a recent article regarding “lunch shaming” from FoodManagement.com.  There is no school nutrition service employee that […]

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Seamless Summer Meals

The Downey Unified School District is participating in the Seamless Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all […]

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Downey Unified School Meal Expo (Tasting Event) Recap

This event was held on Saturday, March 25th from 11am-1pm at Downey High Cafeteria.  Approximately 200 participants came out to […]

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Downey Unified School Meal Expo

Hello!  Please save the date and see flyer below for more details.  Click here to download the flyer.

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