***Senior High School will now be our only location for Grab & Go meals. They will distribute every Wednesday and Friday between 11:30-1:00 pm.
Grab & Go distribution for Fully Virtual Students- Please note the change in location.
*********Grab & Go meal distribution locations had to be changed due to another program starting in the district. You will now need to go to Sr. High School only for Grab & Go meals. We discontinued distributing each week at Owatin Creek and Lorane. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Please sign up here for the new grab & go meal distribution sign-up: New Grab & Go meal Sign up
Exeter Township School District will provide Virtual Students Grab & Go meals Wednesday & Friday. We will distribute two days' worth of Breakfasts and Lunch meals on Wednesdays and three days' worth of Breakfast and Lunches on Fridays. These meals are FREE this school year. We are also able to provide Free Breakfast and Lunch bundles to all children 2-18 years old in the community. We have designed a menu so students can enjoy their favorite school meals at home. Some items will need to be heated prior to eating******
Heating instructions are listed below for our menu items.
Please complete the survey sign up every Friday after 1 pm and will close every Monday at 3 pm this school year to ensure we have your meals ready for your children.
*****Weekend Meal Program
We will be starting a Weekend meal program for Families in need this starting February 26th. You will only need to fill out the survey once to be on the roster from now until the end of the school year. The program will provide students "in need" grades K-6 Breakfast and Lunch meals every weekend. These meals will be distributed every Thursday and Friday to your students if they are in school learning in the Hybrid setting. We are delivering to classrooms on two days both Thursday and Friday to help avoid heavy food bags for students. If your student is learning fully Virtually you will need to follow the instructions listed on the survey sign-up. They will be listed below for your future reference. Click on the following link to sign up for the Weekend meal Program: Weekend Meal Program
***IF your student is fully Virtually learning you must follow the next instructions to get your student Weekend meals. You only need to sign up once and your sign-up will be good for the entire school year.
Reiffton Fully Virtual students only! - will need to pick up your meals under the front awning of the front entrance of the building in a designated Weekend Meals Cooler bag every Friday between 1-2 pm only.
Owatin Creek Fully Virtual students only!- will need to pick up meals under the front awning of the front entrance of the building in a designated Weekend meals Cooler bag every Friday between 1:30-2:30 pm only.
Jacksonwald Fully Virtual students only! -will need to pick up meals under the front awning of the front entrance of the building in a designated Weekend meals Cooler bag every Friday between 1-2 pm only.
Lorane Fully Virtual students only! will need to pick up meals under the front awning of the front entrance of the building in a designated Weekend meals Cooler bag every Friday between 1:30- 2:30 pm only.
Everything will be kept cold in Cooler bags. You only need to reach into the cooler bag and grab the number of meals you sign up for. Bags will be filled with exact amounts so please only grab the amount you sign up for.
- The Curbside Pick-up Program is operating to fit the needs of our virtual learners. We will continue to provide the same components and follow the same nutritional guidelines as if we were in person. Every Wednesday we will be distributing five days worth of Breakfasts and Lunches for FREE.
- Children do not need to be present to receive these bundles.
- No identification is required.
- Masks are required!
Curbside Pick-Up Locations, Days, and Hours
- Our pick-up sites will be at the following school locations:
- Senior High School- By the flagpole from 11:30 am- 1:00 pm every Wednesday and Friday
Menu, Offerings, and Options
- Breakfast and lunch will be offered in bundled meals every Wednesday
- Meal bundles will include a variety of farm-fresh produce, “Grab & Go” fresh meals, and “Heat & Eat” frozen meals.
- Full vegetarian meal bundles are available upon request. Please contact Courtnay Epler @ Ceepler@myexeter.org
- Instructions for holding food safely can be found below.
How to Keep School Nutrition Services Meals Safe
- Cold foods should be refrigerated as soon as possible or within 2 hours.
- Frozen foods should be stored in the freezer immediately.
- Cooking instructions: Remove packaging. Microwave or heat in oven/toaster oven until piping hot (165 degrees Fahrenheit). Use caution when handling hot food. Enjoy. Leftovers after reheating should be discarded.
- Please discard all remaining foods within 7 days or use by expiration date.
If your student is K-6 grade AM or PM session they will be provided Breakfast & Lunch meals by the conclusion of their day to bring home. Teachers will ask students weekly for their selections. Classroom Rosters will be submitted to the kitchens and our Cafeteria ladies will be bringing meals to each classroom at the conclusion of both AM & PM sessions.
If your K-6 Student is going back full day, we will be providing them a Ready to eat lunch in school and also providing them Breakfast to go home at the conclusion of the day. Full day student menu is listed below.
Students in grades 7-12 will be able to eat a Reimbursable Breakfast and Lunch for Free when in school learning. They will be offered Free Breakfast and Lunch Bundles at the conclusion of the day to take home with them for days they will be learning at home.
Menus are listed below for all grades.
- Reasonable accommodations will be provided for students with medical plans regarding food allergies.
Applying for Free or Reduced-Priced Meals
We encourage families to still apply now for free and reduced-price meals, even though all our meals are currently free of charge. Your application will be valid for the entire 2020-2021 school year.
Low-income children are eligible to receive reduced-price or free meals at school. Children in households with incomes below 130 percent of the poverty level or those receiving SNAP or TANF qualify for free meals. Those with family incomes between 130 and 185 percent of the poverty line qualify for reduced-price meals. We encourage all families to apply for free or reduced-price meals. Applications are accepted year-round. Once a family is qualified, they will keep their status for the entire school year. If sudden events occur that impact a family’s income, applications can be filled out at any time.
Welcome to Food Service!
Mission StatementTo provide appealing and nutritious foods in a safe, healthy environment that will make a significant contribution to the general well-being of each student to afford them the opportunity to participate in the education process.
- Jr. High menu
- Sr. High Menu
A well-balanced breakfast and lunch are offered daily in each of the six schools. As mandated by the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program, each breakfast and lunch offered includes all the required components: protein, a grain, a fruit, a vegetable, and milk. A meal must have 1/2 cup of Fruit or Vegetable to be considered a complete meal.
Special Dietary Needs/ Food Allergy: If your child has a special dietary need or food allergy, contact the Food Service Department to obtain a " Medical Statement for Students with Special Dietary Needs" form or click here for the form. The form must be completed and signed before substitutions can be made.
Summer Meal Locator
Please click here for more information regarding the 2018-2019 Summer Meal Locator. Please click HERE to see the information provided by the Department of Education concerning the Summer Meals Outreach and Locator.
Your opinions are always helpful and welcome. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Food Service Supervisor - Courtnay Epler, at (ext. 1032) or Tracy Lis at (ext. 1037).
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