10/17/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/16/2020 18:38
Edgeley Public Schools is pleased to announce that every student will continue to receive FREE breakfast and lunch for the entire 2020-21 school year! This includes all students, no matter their income level. Virtual and/or Distance learning students may contact the school to schedule curbside pickup of their meals, if desired, at 701-493-2292.
The free meals come via funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA. All meals, since the first day of school on August 19th, have been free for all students. Refunds have been issued to all accounts for any charges incurred before the program was originally announced on September 1st.
Edgeley Public Schools will continue to track when students eat breakfast or lunch. Students will log their free meals by using their student lunch account number as normal. Extra items at breakfast (more than 4 items), extra milks, and ala carte items will still be charged to the individual account. Also, elementary student's afternoon milk/juice charges will continue to be charged monthly. Payment can be made by sending a check to the office or contacting the school to make a debit/credit card payment. Please check your balance online or contact the school at 701-493-2292 with any questions.
Families are still encouraged to fill out forms for the Free & Reduced Meal Program since there are other household benefits to qualifying for the Free & Reduced Meal Program. It is the goal of Edgeley Public Schools Nutrition Services to ensure that all students have access to meals during the school year. School meals are essential to student health and well-being and ensure that students have the nutrition they need throughout the day to learn.