Virtual Order Form for the Week of December 20, 2021
DEADLINE TO PLACE FOOD ORDERS IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 20TH AT 9:30 A.M.

Breakfast and Lunch are Free for School Year 21-22

Welcome back! This year we are returning to our "classic" model of food service, where students are mostly going through the lunch line and choosing their meals. Food service staff will be serving meal options to students to enhance safety, and we've temporarily eliminated the salad bar. To allow for safe spacing in the cafeterias, some students will be eating in classrooms or other alternative locations, but the same choices will be available to all students.

Meals are free again this year. We have to charge for milk, but if students pick two other options, and one of them is a fruit or vegetable, then milk can be free! Speaking of fruits and vegetables, we will be serving lots of local produce this fall - cucumbers, tomatoes, melons, peaches, plums, and corn on the cob. As the weather cools off, we will have squash, potatoes, cabbage from local sources, and of course, apples!

Word on the street is that there are kinks in the food supply chain, and we expect there to be last minute menu changes, so we appreciate your understanding as we navigate new terrain. And we have new menu software which you may notice if you click on the link above.

As always, email rbeardsley@tburg.k12.ny.us with any questions.

Wellness Committee Meeting

Would you like be involved in our Wellness Committee? We are having a meeting Wednesday, June 9th, at 3pm at the District Office or other location to be determined. At this meeting, we will be assessing our current Wellness Policy, comparing it to a Model Wellness Policy, and determining if we need to make updates to the policy. If you are interested, please sign up here: Wellness Committee Meeting Sign-Up

If you can’t make this meeting but would be interested in being involved in future Wellness Committee meetings, please sign up at the link above.

We are looking forward to working with you to ensure our school continues to be a healthy place that supports growth and learning.

The USDA has extended FREE meals for ALL children 18 and under for the 21-22!

Whether in school or remote learning, children can receive breakfast and lunch at no charge.

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

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

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

School Nutrition Services

School Meals 2021-22

Welcome to Trumansburg Child Nutrition 2022
Here is an update for families and staff on some of the changes that are happening this year in our School Food program:

  • For the safety of all, meals will be packaged and served in the classroom. Meals will  also be available  for pick-up for those who are attending school at home or attending in the hybrid model. 

  • For both situations, meals will be pre-ordered online. If you don’t have access to the internet, we will  help you order meals. We ask that you please order for the whole week by the Thursday of the previous week. A new ordering link will be up each Wednesday. The link can be found on the the School Nutrition website.

  • Due to a special program for this year, breakfast and lunch will be offered free to all students. We can only serve whole meals, not individual items.

  • All lunches come with vegetables, fruit and optional milk. Breakfast comes with white milk and fruit or juice.

  • Meal pick-up is on Friday at 12:30pm. If you need meals and are unable to pick-up, we will find a way to get meals delivered to you.

  • We hope to continue our Farm to School program and source as many foods locally as we can.

  • All this could change. We appreciate your patience and welcome your questions and suggestions during these challenging times at rhanson@tburg.k12.ny.us.

Have you been affected by COVID-19 and laid off, and/or had financial change? Please take a moment to apply for SNAP Benefits for your family or apply for Free and Reduced School Meals.

SNAP: www.ny.gov/services/apply-snap

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School Meal Prices

Breakfast

Pre K-4  

$1.60

5-12 

$1.90

Reduced K –12 

$  .00

Lunch

Pre K-4 

$2.75 

5-8

$2.90

9-12

$3.05

Pre K-12 reduced

$  .00

Milk K-12

$  .60

Contact

Director of School Nutrition, Farm to School
Rose Beardsley, School Lunch Specialist
P: 607-387-7551  ext. 4453

Elementary School:
607-387-7551, ext. 2435
Samantha Jennings, Claudia Gregg, & Pam Wellin

Middle School:
607-387-7551, ext. 1428
Karen Christianson-Rapone, Rachel Lowe & Katee Jones

High School:
607-387-7551, ext. 3446
Vicki Whittaker, Cook
Kristin Peters
 

Links

2022-2023 Free and Reduced Application

School Meals Overview

Breakfast and Lunch are served daily in all three buildings and are available to all students.  

Prepayment of Breakfast and Lunch is encouraged and appreciated.  You may pay by the week, month, semester, or yearly.  Your check should be made payable to Trumansburg School Lunch Fund.  If sending payment with elementary children, be sure your child’s name and grade level are on the envelope; other notes to office or teacher should be separate from the lunch payment envelope.

A new free/reduced application needs to be done each school year. We will accept new free/reduced applications at any time during the school year. If you have any questions, call Rosemarie Hanson at (607)387-7551 ext. 4453

If your child has food allergies that you need the School Nutrition Dept. to know about and make diet adjustments for,  please forward a physician's statement to School Nutrition Department. The medical statement must include the following:

1) an identification of the medical or other special dietary condition that restricts the child's diet

2) the food or foods to be omitted from the child's diet

3) the food or choice of foods to be substituted.

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Student Account Information

The School Nutrition Department has a computerized cash register system.

  • Each student has a Personal Identification Number (PIN).

  • This is a pre-payment account, so parents need to plan to make deposits on his/her account to keep it current.

  • When making a deposit with a check, please write students name and PIN in the memo section of your check.  Make checks payable to: Trumansburg Food Service

  • If making a deposit with cash, send cash payment in a sealed envelope with student’s full name and grade level marked on front of the envelope.

  • Students who qualify for free/reduced price meals will be coded so the meal will be charged to his/her account for each transaction.  This system helps protect the privacy of the students receiving free or reduced-price meals.

  • We have a Auto Message Phone Service that will call you on Monday, Wednesday and Friday if your child(s) account is - $ .01 to - $ 10.00.

  • You may call the building cashier to check a balance at any time.  Please phone (607) 387- 7551  ext. 4453 or email rbeardsley@tburg.k12.ny.us  if you have any question about your student's account.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter 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

(2) Fax:      (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email:   
program.intake@usda.gov.
 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.