Welcome to Food and Nutrition Services!

Food and Nutrition Services is looking forward to serving your student both breakfast and lunch this year! Salad bar is back at each of our schools allowing us the opportunity to feature seasonal produce from our local farmers. We have made some updates to the school menus so please check it out online under “What we do”.

S-EBT 2024 Benefits Issuance and Timeline

Eligible children will receive a SUN Bucks card with $120 for use over the summer period, which is June 1 through August 31. Funds are subject to expungement four months (122 days) after benefits are made available. Funds will be mailed to the mailing address in the California Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS), or the Statewide Automated Welfare System for children that are identified eligible through enrollment in CalFresh, CalWORKs, or Medi-Cal.

The tentative benefit issuance timeline is as follows:

  1. Phase 1—Public school students determined eligible through CALPADS or public assistance programs on or before March 29, 2024, and private school children determined eligible as of April 16, 2024. Households will begin receiving benefits mid-June through August 31, 2024.


  1. Phase 2—Students newly identified as eligible from March 30, 2024, through August 31, 2024. Households will receive benefits September through November 2024.

Additional Resources

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has created the SUN Bucks web page, located at https://www.cdss.ca.gov/sun-bucks.  This web page provides households and the public with essential S-EBT information, including eligibility criteria, frequently asked questions, and other resources.


Additionally, the CDSS recorded two S-EBT webinars which may be viewed at the links below:


  1. Pandemic EBT Outcomes and Summer EBT (SUN Bucks) Introduction webinar, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvWZYOmut-k.


  1. SUN Bucks – A New Summer EBT Program Coming in 2024 webinar, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STz-YQ7Uwp4.
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