School Breakfast/LunchAll students will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and/or lunch at our schools. Any student who has an approved application on file for free or reduced-price lunch is automatically eligible for free or reduced-price breakfast.
School breakfasts provide a good start toward meeting the daily nutritional needs of food energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals of students. Minimum requirements for a reimbursable breakfast are:
1. One-half pint milk2. Four ounces (4 oz.) full-strength juice or four ounces(4 oz.) fruit or vegetable3. Two one-ounce (1 oz.) servings of bread or a cereal grainproduct, or4. Two one-ounce (1 oz.) servings of a meat/approved meatalternate, or5. One ounce (1 oz.) serving of bread or cereal grain product andone ounce (1 oz.) of meat/approved meat alternate
Students in grades K-8 have the opportunity to eat either a hot or cold lunch at school or to go home for lunch with written notice from parents. Lunches may be purchased on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Menus are prepared and sent home monthly so you can plan ahead for the days your child will eat hot lunch at school. Students eating a cold lunch may purchase a carton of milk. If your family income qualifies you for free or reduced-priced lunches, an application can be obtained at the school office or cafeteria. Salad Bar is offered at all schools.
Multiple lunch credits may be purchased in the school cafeteria from 8:00-8:20 each morning. Please purchase credits in advance.Lunches: Reduced-price meals $ .40Student Full-priced $3.00Adult Meals $4.25Breakfast: Reduced-price meals $ .30Student Full-priced meal $1.35Adult Meals $1.85Single Carton of Milk $ .40A La Carte $1.00Please make checks out to SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9 – Cash can easily be lost so checks are preferred.
1. Include student’s name and teacher on check2. Charging of meals is for emergencies only. Students thatmaintain a negative balance may not be served until the chargeis paid.Student Lunches can now be purchased on-line using a credit card by clicking on this link http://easthelena.revtrak.net/tek9.asp and following the instructions
Parents, grandparents, and guardians are welcome to join students for lunch. Arrangements can easily be made by calling the school office before 9:30 a.m. to reserve a lunch.