Important Update regarding School Meals for Students 2022 – 2023
· FREE SCHOOL MEALS FOR ALL STUDENTS WILL RESUME BEGINNING MARCH 1st THROUGH THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
· Please complete a Free & Reduced Meal Application if you believe you qualify.
School Meals Assistance Revenue for Transition (SMART) funds providing meals at no cost for all students in Regional School District No. 7 will begin effective March 1st until the end of the 2022-23 school year. ONE SCHOOL BREAKFAST and ONE SCHOOL LUNCH MEAL PER SCHOOL DAY will be provided at no cost.
As of that date, students with Free meal status will continue to have their first meals at no cost. Paid and Reduced students will receive ONE SCHOOL BREAKFAST and ONE SCHOOL LUNCH MEAL PER DAY at no cost. SECOND and additional meals will be charged at the price below:
Breakfast $1.90 Breakfast Reduced $ .30
Lunch $3.00 Lunch Reduced $ .40
Why should I complete an application?
If you feel you qualify, it is critical that households submit a free and reduced-priced meal application as soon as possible to determine a student’s eligibility for this school year and avoid unpaid meal charges when SMART funds end effective : end of the 2022-2023 School Year. Also, students who qualify for Free & Reduced Meals may be eligible for other benefits throughout the school year unrelated to food service.
Free & Reduced Meal Applications can be found on the school website by clicking on the following link: https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1660324933/nwr7com/fpxcsxm8sn8wqu9t8qhp/Application_Free_Reduced_SchoolMeals_Free_Milk2_1.pdf
To request a paper copy of the application, please email Lisa D’Aprile at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern Regional School District 7 is in the process of updating the School Meal Charging Policy which will be shared with families once it is approved.
Questions related to School Meals may be directed to Becky Tyrrell, Food Service Director at EdAdvance at Tyrrell@EdAdvance.org or 860-567-0863 ext. 1148.
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