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Important 2020-21 Information

Free Breakfast and Lunch through December 2020

The USDA approved FREE meals to all children ages 0-18 through December 31st of this 2020.

What does this mean for my student(s)?

Whether your student will be attending a school site, or the Kenowa Hills Online Learning Academy (KHOLA), they will have access to a FREE breakfast and lunch each day we are in session.

Menus

All Elementary schools will be serving the same breakfast and lunch menus. Middle and High School will share menus as well.

These menus will look limited in comparison to what our students are used to seeing. But rest assured, we will be adding more items back into the menu as we adjust to our new service model.

Meal Pick Up for KHOLA Students: We will begin offering weekly meal pick up on Wednesday September 30th

Since we are unable to start the weekly pick up until the 30th, we will be extending the daily meal pick up through Tuesday, September 29th. Pick up is located at the Field House entrance of the high school, from 11:00 AM -12:00 PM daily.

Weekly Meal Pick Up - Starting Wednesday, September 30th

  • Meal boxes will include 6 breakfasts and 6 lunches.
  • Pick Up will be located at the Field House entrance of the High school from 12:00-1:00 PM on Wednesday's
  • Families will be required to pre-order meals to ensure we have enough boxes available for all families.
  • You will receive an email every Wednesday morning with the menu for the following week and a link to a Google Form for ordering.
  • Orders are due by Friday at 12:00 PM for pick up the following Wednesday.
  • You are able to order meal boxes for students currently enrolled in KHOLA and will be asked to provide their name and Student ID#.
  • Due to the recent USDA approval of free meals for all children ages 0-18 through December 31st, you may also order meal boxes for other children in your home that are not enrolled in KHPS. You will need to provide their names for our records.
  • Students currently enrolled in Face-to-Face learning are not eligible for meal boxes
  • Meal boxes will be provided at no charge

Thank you again for your patience and understanding as we navigate through the exciting change to FREE meals for ALL students. We look forward to seeing you at meal pickup!

Questions about meals? Contact:

Shanna Williams MS, RD, SNS
Director of Food and Nutrition Services
(616) 965-4340

What will the free breakfast and lunch meals contain?

  • Breakfast: A complete meal at breakfast will have an Entree, 2 servings of Fruit and a Milk. Students will need to take at least 1 fruit for the meal to be considered complete.
  • Lunch: A complete meal at lunch will include an Entree, 2 servings of Vegetables, 1 Serving of Fruit, and a Milk. Students will need to take at least 1 fruit or vegetable for the meal to be considered complete.

Should I still complete a Free and Reduced Meal Benefits Application?

Yes!

  • The USDA has approved this program through December 31st of this year. However, we would like all families to be prepared if the program ends early, or does not continue past December 31st.
  • Families must fill out a new application every year. If you have not completed one for the 2020-21 school year, please do so as soon as possible. You can apply online through the following link, and paper applications are available at each site.
  • Although meals are currently free to all students ages 0-18 it is incredibly important that you submit your application each year!

Online Free and Reduced Meal Benefits Application


I have already deposited money into my students account. Now what?

Free meals for all students is currently scheduled through December 31st, but that could change. Any money deposited into your students account will remain in their account, and will be available should anything change.

Will you be offering A la Carte items for purchase?

Not at this time. We would like to spend some time adjusting to our new meal service models and then look at how we can best accommodate a la carte purchases.


Additional Information for Families

Free and Reduced Meal Benefits

Families must reapply every year for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits. Meal benefits from last year will expire on October 6, 2020. Families impacted by the pandemic are encouraged to apply as you may be eligible for benefits. Please fill out your application as soon as possible to ensure your students benefits are ready for the upcoming school year. The online application can be found here at the Lunch App.

Paper applications are also available at each school site and attached to this email.

Double Up Food Bucks is a program that partners with SNAP to provide FREE Michigan Fruits and Vegetables to Bridge Card users at participating markets. Please see the information below about this wonderful program.

EFunds

If you would like to deposit funds into your students meal account, please click here. You will need your student’s ID # on hand:

As we transition into this new school year, please know that Kenowa Hills Food and Nutrition Services is here and available to your families, whatever you may need. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. I am so happy to have joined the Knights and look forward to the upcoming school year!

Allergies: Your child’s health is extremely important to us. If your child has a food allergy, we will provide substitutions with a written order from a medical authority. Please contact Food Service at 784-0175.

Prices (all meals free through December 31, 2020)

Elementary (K–5)
$1.50 breakfast
$2.50 lunch

Secondary (6–12)
$1.50 for breakfast
$ 2.75 -$ 3.25 lunch

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