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  LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES DEPARTMENT
                                                                       

WELCOME TO THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

 ALL STUDENTS RECEIVE A FREE BREAKFAST & A FREE LUNCH

SCHOOL YEAR 2023-2024

2023-2024 Welcome Back To School Parent Flyer from Food Service

LTSD CEP HOUSEHOLD LETTER SY 23-24

P-EBT Summer 2023 – Family Guide

Family Letter – PEBT 2023

Summer Meals Fact Sheet

Children with Disabilities and Special Dietary Needs Information

Student Wellness Policy Revised Jan 10 2024

 

Loyalsock Township School District is pleased to announce that free school meals, both breakfast and lunch, will be available for ALL students throughout the 23-24 school year. Students may receive one FREE school breakfast and one FREE school lunch each day school is in session. Students must select a complete meal.  FREE meals for ALL students will remain in effect FOR THE ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR. The meal prices listed below will apply when “second” meals are purchased by students.

Balances on cafeteria accounts will remain on accounts.  Students may continue to use their cafeteria account to purchase smart snack approved snacks, beverages and extra food items in the cafeteria.

Please contact our Food & Nutrition Services Department at 570-323-3211 or email Beth Hufnagel, Food Service Director  at bhufnagel@loyalsocklancers.org with any questions.

We are excited to share this FREE school meals news with our school community and we look forward to providing our students with their favorite nutritious breakfast and lunches.

2023-2024 Meal Prices for SECOND MEALS
Meal Type Donald E. Schick Elementary Loyalsock Township Middle School Loyalsock Township High School
Breakfast $2.00 $2.50 $2.50
 Lunch $2.75 $3.50 $3.50

School Meal Program Information

ELEMENTARY APRIL 2024 MENU

APRIL 2024 MSHS MENU

ELEMENTARY MAY 2024 MENU

MAY JUNE 2024 MSHS MENU

Birthday Bag Order Form 2023 – 2024

Lancer Court Catering Brochure

Nutrition Standards 
National School Lunch Program
School Breakfast Program
Smart Snacks in School Brochure

Loyalsock Township School District school cafeterias will continue to meet federal nutrition standards for school meals, ensuring that meals are healthy and well-balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed at school. Now is a great time to encourage your kids to choose school breakfast and lunch!

School meals offer students milk, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains, and they must meet strict limits on saturated fat and portion size. Continuing in School Year 2023-2024, school meals will meet USDA meal standards requiring:

  • Age-appropriate calorie limits and Smart Snacks in Schools Guidelines for all foods sold to students during school hours
  • A large selection of fresh, canned and frozen whole fruit and a wide variety of vegetables
  • Fat-free or 1% milk
  • Most grains served will be at least 51% whole grains
  • Less sodium
  • Students must select at least one fruit or veggie to make a complete breakfast and/or lunch

We’re always working to offer Loyalsock Township School District students healthier and tastier choices. We will continue our partnership with local farms and continue to offer and support nutrition and physical activity programs that align with our district Wellness Policy.

School meals are a great value and a huge convenience for busy families too! We encourage families to register at MySchoolBucks to track student account balances, view student transaction histories and to deposit funds on student cafeteria accounts.

Don’t forget, we serve breakfast daily at all schools, too!

Thank you for your continued support of our Food and Nutrition Services Department. It is our pleasure to serve you and the students of our school community! If you have questions about our meal program, please do not hesitate to contact our Food and Nutrition Services Department at any time during the school year.

If you have any question please email Beth Hufnagel, Food Service Director, or call (570) 323-3211.

 

MySchoolBucks

The MySchoolBucks website has been completely redesigned, making it even easier for parents to pay for school meals and student fees online. Creating an account is free and the process is quick to sign up. Using MySchoolBucks, you’ll experience faster checkout, more payment options and easier account management. Some of these need options include:

    • View your child’s account balance online and receive low balance email alerts
    • Track what your children buy at school.
    • Deposit money on your children’s accounts. There is a transaction fee to use this online deposit feature.
    • Schedule recurring payments
    • Set up low-balance e-mail reminders

Creating a MySchoolBucks Account 

Click on the here. From this site you will create your account and add money to your child’s school meal account. All you need is your child’s name, student ID number and school ZIP code.

Things to know:
  • If you have more than one child in the District you can handle all online prepayments from the same online account.
  • Payments may be made through an existing PayPal account or with a major credit or debit card.
  • In order to use the online prepayment service, a small convenience fee for each transaction will be assessed to cover the bank fees. The convenience fee is per deposit transaction. Parents placing money into multiple meal accounts will only be assessed the fee once per deposit transaction. Loyalsock Township Area School District will not profit from the use of this site.
  • If you choose not to take advantage of the online prepayment service, you may continue to make advance payments via check, which should be made payable to the Loyalsock Township School District. Please write your child’s full name on the check.

 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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