Free Curbside Meal Pick-Up during Virtual Learning
Exeter Township School District Nutrition Services is happy to announce our Grab & Go meal distribution and Bus delivery of meals this school year. Starting September 16, 2020, we will offer free breakfast and lunch bundles to all children 18 and under. We have designed a menu where students can have all of their favorite school meals at home. Please fill out this survey each week if you would like to participate in Grab & Go meals to give us an estimate on meals to prepare. Grab & Go meal survey. The survey will be open every Friday afternoon after 1:00 pm & will close every Monday afternoon at 3:00pm. Please note if you signed up for Bus delivery please do not fill out the Grab & Go survey.
- 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 two days worth of Breakfast and lunch will be offered and every Friday three days worth of Breakfast and Lunches will be offered.
- All meals are FREE of charge for any child 18 and under.
- No identification is 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
- Reiftton Middle School- By the loading dock
- Lorane Elementary- By the loading dock
- Owatin Creek- By the loading dock
- Pick-up days and hours will be rain or shine:
- Wednesdays: from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
- Fridays: from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
- Holiday or alternative schedules will be announced in advance.
- Your children do not need to be present to receive the meals.
- Please wear masks when picking up meals by bus or at designated schools.
Menu, Offerings and Options
- Breakfast and lunch will be offered in bundled meals every Wednesday & Friday.
- 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 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.
Bus Delivery Service Request
- For Fall 2020, School Nutrition Services will be providing bus meal deliveries each day for families unable to get to curbside pick up locations.
- Your student(s) assigned bus stop and bus time will be available under Student Skward located in transportation section. Note a FD will be infront of the correct Bus time.
- Bus deliveries will be daily. Failure to pickup meals will result in termination from bus delivery. Please contact the Food Service Department with at least one days notice if you will not be at your bus due to prior engagement.
- To sign up for DAILY bus Delivery please fill out one form per student at the following link Bus Delivery Sign up. The survey will open every Friday for signups and close every Monday afternoon.
- ***** Please note for bus delivery option we are only delivering to students enrolled in the district. If you have family members ages 2-18 years old and would like to receive meals please fill out the survey at the top of this page for Grab & Go meals.
- 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
- Reiffton Menu
- Jr. High menu
- Jr. High Menu (Virtual Weeks) August 2020
- Jr. High Menu (Virtual Weeks) September 2020
- Jr. High Menu (Virtual Weeks) October 2020
- 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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