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Food Services

Application needed each year for student Free/Reduced Meal Benefits

This is a reminder to all families receiving Free/Reduced Meal Benefits for your children for the coming school year. 

IMPORTANT! A new application (one per family) must be submitted to the Food Service Department each school year for a determination of benefits for your child/children. An application will be mailed home.

A 30-day grace period begins on the first day of school in September.

The application can be downloaded here:
WVCSD Free & Reduced Meal Benefits application 2017-18** 

 

**If you have any difficulty accessing this document, please contact Lois Radon (lradon@wvcsd.org) or Julie Helmrich (jhelmrich@wvcsd.org) in the Food Services Department, who can provide an alternative version of the document.

Please contact the Food Services Department with any questions at (845) 987-3050 x12895.

 

Lunch menus

Lunch menus are made available online monthly. If you would like a menu to be sent home with your child, please contact the Food Services Department at (845) 987-3050, ext. 12890.

Free and reduced-price meals

Free and reduced-price meals are available to children whose families meet Federal guidelines. Applications are distributed to all students. A new application must be submitted each year, but only one application is necessary for each household. Applications may be submitted at any time during the school year.

Completed applications should be returned to the Food Service Office located at the high school. Download an application**
(Check back for the 2017-18 application – to be posted soon)

**If you have any difficulty accessing this document, please contact Lois Radon (lradon@wvcsd.org) or Julie Helmrich (jhelmrich@wvcsd.org) in the Food Service Departmtent, who can provide an alternative version of the document. 

Meal payments

MySchoolBucks.com logoAs a convenience to parents, the district provides the mySchoolBucks.com service for your online school meal payments. Learn more about online meal payment program.

The mySchoolBucks website provides a number of convenient features such as:

  • Scheduled recurring payments
  • Automatic deposits when your child’s account balance runs low
  • Extended purchase history for the past 90 days
  • Low balance email notifications.

If you would like to sign up for the online school meal payments for the first time, visit MySchoolBucks.com to create an account. Please note: You will need your child’s student ID number.

Parents who do not wish to use the mySchoolBucks system to pay for school meals can, as always, continue to send cash, check or money order to school with their child.
Please make checks payable to WVCSD Food Services.

Lactaid fat-free white milk available

Students who have a Lactose Intolerance Allergy may receive Lactaid fat-free white milk at school meals. The Food Services Dept. needs a note from your child’s physician on file in order to serve him/her Lactaid fat-free white milk. If you have any questions, please contact the Food Services office at (845) 987-3050, Ext. 12890.

Birthday party treats

If interested in ordering birthday party treats, please fill out the Birthday Party Treat Order Form* and contact WVCSD Food Services.
*If you have any difficulty accessing this order form, please contact Julie Helmrich in the Food Services Department, who can provide an alternative form of this document: jhelmrich@wvcsd.org

Food Services Department: recent history and outlook going forward

On Feb. 27, 2017, the Food Services Department gave a presentation to the Board of Education outlining “Where we were” two years ago, “Where we are” now, and some ideas for improvement going forward.
Summary of Food Services Presentation to the Board of Education

 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.