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EDUCATING, EMPOWERING AND INSPIRING EXCELLENCE.......

 

  • The Portage Township School Food Service Department strives to educate students as well as their families about the National School Lunch Program nutrition requirements and how nutrition affects learning. 
  • The Portage Township School Food Service Department empowers students through this education to make good choices when it comes to their meals and to understand that they have the ability to CHOOSE healthy options.
  • The Portage Township School Food Service Department inspires excellence by challenging students of all ages to embrace a healthy lifestyle and to recognize that there is an important connection between eating nutritious meals and increasing their ability to learn.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

 
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Click here to apply for employment with us online now!!!

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ONLINE MEAL PAYMENTS

 

Make on-line payments (no fees) to your child's student meal account through www.myschoolbucks.com.  Please allow up to 48 hours for payments to post.

 

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ATTENTION!!!!  PLEASE READ BEFORE COMPLETING THE FREE AND REDUCED APPLICATION.

IF YOUR CHILD IS STARTING SCHOOL THIS COMING FALL IN AUGUST 2017 OR IF YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS AGAIN FOR THE FREE AND REDUCED PROGRAM/TEXTBOOK ASSISTANCE FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR, YOU MUST DO THIS AFTER JULY 5, 2017.  APPLICATIONS FOR NEXT YEAR WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THEN.

ANY NEW APPLICATION FOR THE 17-18 SCHOOL YEAR THAT IS RECEIVED BEFORE JULY 5, 2017 WILL NOT BE ACTIVE WHEN YOU CHILD STARTS SCHOOL IN THE FALL. APPLICATIONS COMPLETED NOW WILL ONLY APPLY FOR THE CURRENT 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR.


FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2016/2017 ONLY

Free & Reduced Applications-

Apply Online Below for benefits for the current school year.


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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.

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 File Manager - breakfastofchampions.jpgWe Serve Breakfast for Champions

We offer breakfast at all twelve of our cafeterias. We like to help start the day right for high school to kindergarten students, with a nutritious and healthy breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Click to learn more about our Healthy Breakfasts.

 

FUN LUNCH FACTS - Did you know?

The National School Lunch Program Act was signed into law in 1946.
 
This was due to:
1. Many young men applying for the military service were found to be malnourished.
 
2. An outlet was needed for agricultural commodities after World War II.
 
3. Studies showed that students performed better in the classroom with proper nourishment.
 


Healthy Kids Take The Pledge