Letter from the Director November 2022
Meal Prices 2022-2023 School Year
*Meals will be FREE until June 30, 2023*
K-8th Grade- $0.00
Adult Meals- $4.00
Milk - $.70
Water (large) - $1.50
The school lunch program is offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (full days) at all schools . We offer a variety of delicious lunch options each day, ranging from hot entrees, sandwiches, salads and fruit and veggies. All meals come with milk, fruit, and vegetables. Students are entitled to one (1) free lunch per day. Lunches are ordered each morning in the classroom. Please review the menu options the night before with your child so that household nutrition and dietary expectations are understood, including any a la carte selections. Menus are published before each month and will be available on the District’s website.
*Students may purchase a second meal as long as they have money in their account and a note on file from guardians allowing a second meal*
(Must take 3 items for a complete meal - one of the items MUST be a fruit or vegetable)
We recommend online payments. Checks are an accepted form of payment. Please make checks payable to Lincoln Food Service.
We encourage parents to enroll online MySchoolBucks.com to monitor student meal accounts. It is FREE to join.
National School Lunch Program
The school will provide free lunches for all students until June 30, 2023. Information about this program, including eligibility criteria and application procedures, is included on this Website. PLEASE NOTE: Families approved free and reduced-price lunches last year must complete a new application for your family if you wish to Pandemic EBT benefis in the event of a school shutdown.
You can apply online for a lunch benefit. Lunch application
Please contact the school office for additional free and reduced meal application forms.The Nutrikids computerized POS system will also handle the accounting for the free and reduced lunches. If your child has qualified for free or reduced meal prices, this information is noted in the system, and the meal will be processed just as it is for all other students without any overt identification. Parents/guardians will be able to deposit money into the student’s account for a la carte items via MyNutrikids.com.
Offer vs. Serve Policy
Requires the lunch staff to prepare complete menus offering all five-(5) meal components. Students are encouraged to take the complete meal for optimal nutritional value, but may decline one-(1) or two-(2) components if they choose. A minimum of three-(3) meal components must be served in order to qualify as a school lunch. Dessert does not qualify as a component.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Mary Ellen Normen
Administrator for Business and Finance
Samantha D'Angelo, M.E.d, SNS
Food Services Director