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News and updates about 4J Nutrition Services.

  • 4J Students Eat Free in 2023–24!4J Students Eat Free in 2023–24!
    Información en español No-cost breakfasts and lunches for all 4J students • Help reduce the cost of this important program Families will have one less thing to worry about this fall: School meals will continue to be free for all students in 4J schools for the 2023–24 school year, regardless of family income. Eating healthy foods positively influences ...
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  • Kids Eat Free This Summer
    Información en español Free breakfast and lunch available for all youth at four school sites in July and August Kids’ need for healthy food to grow, learn and thrive doesn’t end when school lets out for the summer. Our district’s summer food service program works to help fill that nutritional gap. 4J is providing free breakfasts and lunches ...
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  • Kids Eat Free in 2022–23!Kids Eat Free in 2022–23!
    Información en español No-cost breakfasts and lunches available to all students during 2022–23 school year • Help 4J reduce the cost of this important program Families will have one less thing to worry about this fall: There’s no need to pack a lunch or pay for students’ cafeteria accounts. School meals will continue to be free for ...
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  • Kids Eat Free This SummerKids Eat Free This Summer
    Información en español Free breakfast and lunch available for all youth at several locations in July and August* Summer is here and school is out—but some 4J cafeterias are still cooking. Kids’ need for healthy food to grow, learn and thrive doesn’t end when school lets out for the summer. The Summer Food Service Program works to ...
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  • 4J Food Service Worker Earns Top Honor
    Información en español Kathie Tagwerker recognized as Oregon School Employees Association’s employee of the year The young students were eating lunch last week when Kathie Tagwerker made her way through the buzz of socializing kindergarteners and first graders in the cafeteria at Spring Creek Elementary School. The longtime 4J food service worker approached and greeted one student, ...
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  • Free Meal Boxes Offered for Spring BreakFree Meal Boxes Offered for Spring Break
    Información en español Sign up by March 14 for a free youth food box with seven days of meals Spring break is coming, and so are spring break meal boxes. 4J students and other youth 18 years old and younger can request a free meal box to have nutritious food to eat during the school break. Meal ...
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  • Free Meal Boxes Offered for Winter BreakFree Meal Boxes Offered for Winter Break
    Información en español Sign up by Dec. 15 for a youth food box with seven days of meals Winter break is coming, and so are winter break meal boxes. 4J students and other youth 18 years old and younger can request a free meal box to have nutritious food to eat during the school break. Meal boxes ...
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  • School Meals Free For All This YearSchool Meals Free For All This Year
    Información en español All 4J students can eat for free at school in 2021–22 • Weekly meal boxes available for youth not receiving meals at school Families returning to school on-site for the 2021–22 school year have one less thing to worry about: There’s no need to pack a lunch or pay for students’ cafeteria accounts. School ...
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  • Final Week of Summer Food Boxes for YouthFinal Week of Summer Food Boxes for Youth
    Información en español Wednesday, August 18 is last day to pick up free meal boxes at four school sites • Second chance pickup Thursday at district office This is the final week to pick up a free weekly food box for 4J students and other youth. After this week, there will be a break in meal service ...
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  • Free Weekly Food Boxes Available in AugustFree Weekly Food Boxes Available in August
    Información en español Free meal boxes for youth can be picked up at four school sites on Wednesdays through August 18 There’s still time to pick up free weekly food boxes for 4J students and other youth as they enjoy their last full month of summer break. Meal boxes can be picked up on Wednesday, August 4, 11 ...
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