Until further notice, all students are eligible to receive breakfast and lunch for free this school year. Thanks to changes in regulations, that includes students who are returning for in person instruction the week of October 13, and those who are continuing to work remotely with Distance Learning 2.0.
Free In Person Meals
When they return on October 13, all students will be eligible for a free breakfast and/or lunch at school. Students will be able to choose between the day’s hot entrée, cold entrée, or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Students will be required to take all meal components including a fruit, vegetable, and their choice of white or chocolate milk. This is a change in the free and reduced program from last school year.
We will continue to sell milk and bottled water, but we do encourage students to take the entire free meal, instead of buying just a drink. Unfortunately, following currently government guidelines, we are not permitted to distribute milk only for free. Students must take the entire meal and all its sides.
A la carte offerings will be extremely limited as we transition back; however, we intend on offering more a la carte choices (especially at the secondary level) by November 1.
Free Grab-and-Go Bagged Meals
District schools will continue to provide free Grab-and-Go Bagged Meals for ALL children 18 and younger regardless of their economic status.
Beginning October 13, families may go to any of the following locations; however, we do ask you only visit one site each day.
Open Monday-Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Friday 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
- Highland Elementary School
- Hillside Elementary School
- Newberry Elementary School
- Red Mill Elementary School
- Washington Heights Elementary School
Open Monday-Thursday from 8-9 a.m. and Friday 8 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Open Monday-Thursday from 8-9 a.m. and Friday 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.
We anticipate being permitted to offer free meals for all children through December 31; however, as we experienced this summer, guidelines are subject to sudden changes. To ensure there will be no disruption in your child’s ability to obtain free or reduced price meals this school year, please apply for free or reduced price school meals online by going to the COMPASS website at www.compass.state.pa.us
if you believe your family may qualify. Paper applications can also be obtained at your child’s school and returned with your child once completed.
Food Service Employment Opportunities
If you are looking for part time school year work opportunities. The Food Service Department might just be the place for you. Please complete our online application
and begin working on getting your background checks
for employment consideration.