Summer Grab & Go meal distribution- New Summer Hours!
We will begin distributing grab & go meals to anyone 2-18years old in the community every Wednesday between 10:30 am- 12:00 pm at Exeter Sr. High School by the Flagpole. We will distribute five breakfast and lunch meal bundles once a week. We are asking you to please sign up every week so we can adequately prepare enough meals each week. If you are interested in receiving meals please sign up once a week please sign up here: Summer Grab & Go Meal sign-up. The survey sign up will open Thursday's after 1pm and close Monday after 3pm.
- The Curbside Pick-up Program is operating 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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Elementary Menu
- 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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