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School cafeteria menus:

Coming soon, the first in-person menu of the 2021-22 school year.

 

SUMMER MEAL BOX DISTRIBUTION WILL BE JUNE 30 - AUG. 18.

There will be no meal box distribution on Wednesday, June 23.

Weekly Summer Meal Boxes

Meal box pick ups will be Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

We encourage all families to take part in this free meal option and support  the Good Food Project in Bellingham Public Schools, as well as our local community. If your student is eating at in-person at one of our schools as part of a summer program, they will be offered a modified meal serve that will include fresh produce, dairy and an entrée.

The school locations are:

  • Geneva Elementary School, 1401 Geneva Street
  • Happy Valley Elementary School, 1041 24th Street
  • Roosevelt Elementary School, 2900 Yew Street
  • Shuksan Middle School, 2717 Alderwood Avenue
  • Whatcom Middle School, 810 Halleck Street

The community locations are:

  • Regency Park Apartment Complex, 2050 Fraser Street
  • Bakerview Mobile Park, 4015 Eliza Avenue

*Please note: families will be asked if students are part of the summer programs in Bellingham Public Schools for accounting purposes only.

Special Dietary Restrictions

Please continue to check back here for the most up-to-date information.

At this time, we are unable to fill requests for special dietary needs. If you have questions about carbohydrates and allergens please email patrick.durgan@bellinghamschools.org and we will work to get you the information in a timely manner.

Flexibility is appreciated as plans may change based on access to food, staff and supplies; guidance from the health department; or orders from the governor to prevent COVID-19 from spreading further. This service is possible with the incredible efforts of our food services team and the generosity of Bellingham Public Schools Foundation.

If you have questions related to our meal service, please fill out this online form, click “school meals” and submit the form; a member of our staff will respond soon.

 

Free and Reduced Meals Application

Review the income guidelines to confirm eligibility and then fill out the application and return it to Food Services.

Letter to Household - Income Guidelines

Programa Nacional de Almuerzo Escolar/Programa de Desayuno Escolar

Online Application for Free and Reduced Meals (please use Google Chrome web browser to access)

Free and Reduced Price Meals (PDF)

Note on free and reduced priced meals application: The USDA is currently funding free meals for all students. Families should still apply for free and reduced priced meals to access other income-based benefits. Go to bellinghamschools.org/food-services for more information.

 

Food Services Online Payment

Bellingham Public Schools provides an easy way to add money to a food account by making payments through the online system, MyPaymentsPlus.  If a food account balance is low, it will only take a few minutes to add money using a credit/debit card or a checking account at any time of the day from anywhere. Payments will post within one-hour to the student’s food account. Families will be charged a small fee for processing funds to a student's meal account. Or, families can continue to pay for school meals with cash or check at their school.

To begin the registration process, go to Food Services Online Payment. Follow the instructions to register or go straight to MyPaymentsPlus.

For questions regarding meal payments, call (360) 676-6504 or email BPS.MealPayments@BellinghamSchools.org.

School Meals Donation Process

If you would like to make a donation to offset unpaid student meal debt across the district, Bellingham Public Schools recommends you do the following:

Tax deductible donations can be made to the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation (BPSF). They have established a fund to eliminate student meal debts, in accordance with Bellingham Public School’s Meal Charges procedure 6700.

How to Donate:

The easiest way to donate is online through BPSF’s website at bellinghamschoolsfoundation.org/eliminate-student-meal-debt. Select “make a gift.”

Gifts of cash or check are also welcome. Donations by check (made payable to the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation) can be accepted at your local school office, cafeteria or mailed to the address below. Cash donations should be made in person at the District Office:

Bellingham Public Schools Foundation

1306 Dupont St

Bellingham, WA 98225

For check donations, a tax-deductible receipt will be mailed to the address listed on the check. For cash donations, please leave your name and address to receive a donation receipt.

Donations can be made to an individual student’s meal account when you supply the student’s name.

 

 

 

 

Patrick Durgan
Executive Chef and Director
360-676-6504

Lindsay Ahrens
Food Services Operations Supervisor
360-676-6504

M. Mataio Gillis
Food Services Culinary Program Supervisor
360-676-6504

Food Services 

School Lunch Times 

Entrees Made Without Gluten