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Welcome to Food Services!

 

USDA HAS APPROVED A WAIVER ALLOWING ALL CHILDREN TO RECEIVED FREE BREAKFAST AND FREE LUNCH MEALS THROUGH THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR.

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MEALS ARE THE ONLY ITEMS A CHILD MAY RECEIVE FOR FREE.  ANY ALA CARTE ITEMS, SUCH AS MILK, STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE MONEY ON THEIR MEAL ACCOUNT TO PURCHASE ALA CARTE ITEMS.  

FREE AND REDUCED-PRICE MEAL APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR.  COMPLETING THE FREE AND REDUCED-PRICE MEAL APPLICATION WILL PREVENT YOUR CHILD FROM LOSING THEIR FREE OR REDUCED-PRICE MEAL STATUS ONCE THE USDA WAIVER HAS EXPIRED. STUDENTS WHO MAY QUALIFY FOR FREE MEALS, IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE AN APPLICATION FOR THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR, YOUR INSTRUCTIONAL FEES CANNOT BE WAIVED.

VIRTUAL ACADEMY STUDENTS

MEAL BUNDLES  FOR THE VIRTUAL ACADEMY STUDENTS WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH.  MEALS CANNOT BE PROVIDED FOR DAYS SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION.  (EXAMPLE: Holidays or calamity days)

PICK-UP INFORMATION:

To order meals, send a ONE TIME email to - jonesc@npschools.org requesting to participate in the Tuesday meal bundle pick up for your child (children). Please provided names of all children.  Your ONE time email is all you need to do to participate in picking up meal bundles every Tuesday.  If you wish to OPT out of receiving the meal bundles you will need to email jonesc@npschools.org  to discontinue picking up the meal bundles.

WHEN: Every Tuesday (when school is in session)beginning Tuesday, September 15, 2020 thru May 25, 2021

WHERE: Leo Benjamin Drive, behind Welty Middle School.  Enter drive on Fourth Street 

TIME: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Students receiving the meals do not need to be present for pick-up.

Virtual Academy Students should fill out a free and reduced price application in order to maintain their free or reduced price status .

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Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand!

The Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

 

Meals Plus Program in Cafeterias

Meals Plus is the point of sale system we are using in our school cafeterias.  The system brings a lot of great things to our district which staff, students and parents enjoy. We are very dedicated to providing nutritious meals to your growing children and excited to be a part of their health and well-being. Please feel free to contact Cindy Jones, Food Service Director, with any questions or concerns you may have at 330-365-4010 or jonesc@npschools.org.

Please check out our detailed lunch information on how parents may now pay for lunch on-line @www.k12paymentcenter.com.

 

Breakfast is served daily in each building.  A grab 'n' go breakfast is served in the school cafeteria prior to the first bell.  Cost is $1.25 for full pay students, .30 for reduced and free to those students who are qualified for free meals.

PLEASE NOTE - ON A TWO HOUR DELAY DAY BREAKFAST WILL NOT BE SERVED.

 

AT THE PRESENT TIME, TO PROTECT OUR STUDENTS, ALL MEALS WILL BE SERVED IN A CLOSED BAG OR CONTAINER.  THERE WILL BE NO ALA CARTE ITEMS OFFERED AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

 

STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BRING IN "FAST FOOD" FOR SCHOOL LUNCH.  CARBONATED BEVERAGES, SODA AND GLASS BOTTLES ARE PROHIBITED.

 

Any questions or concerns please contact Cindy Jones @ 330-365-4010 or email me at jonesc@npschools.org.