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TO:                         Parents and Guardians

FROM:                   Danita Taylor, School Nutrition Director

DATE:                    August 1, 2016

RE:                         School Nutrition Information

 

Marion County School Nutrition program is pleased to announce that student meals will be at no cost for the 2016-2017 school year!  Please take advantage of school meals. Few things in life come with a guarantee, however, all Marion County School students are guaranteed breakfast and lunch at no cost during 2016-2017 school year.

 

MEALS PROVIDED AT NO COST FOR STUDENTS (ONE MEAL PER STUDENT) for THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR:

                                 Lunch and Breakfast        $0.00   (Students Only)                                                      

                             Faculty & Staff Breakfast   $1.50

                             Faculty & Staff Lunch           $3.25                                      

                             Visitor Breakfast                   $2.00

                             Visitors    Lunch                      $3.75

 

ALA CARTE AND EXTRAS

 Students are not permitted to charge extras. If you want your student to purchase extras please send cash daily or make prepayments on their lunch account.

 

PERSONAL CHECKS

Personal checks are accepted for the amount you want in your child/children's account. Checks should be made payable to your school cafeteria. Change cannot be given to the student for other activities. .   Checks must have two phone numbers and physical address or they will be rejected,  Payliance collects returned checks for $50.00 fee.

 

ONLINE MEAL PAYMENTS

 MyPaymentsPlus (www.mypaymentsplus.com), online service that offers you the convenience and information you need to manage your student’s account.  This system could eliminate the need to send checks to school or worry about lost or forgotten l money, and speeds up serving lines in the cafeteria.

At no cost, MyPaymentsPlus allows any family to:

·         Check your student’s current account balance

·         Monitor the items your student has been purchasing in the school lunchroom

·         Create settings to receive email notifications when the account reaches a low balance

For a small program fee, MealpayPlus allows any family to:

·         Make a prepayment into your student’s account using a check, credit card, or debit card at www.mypaymentsplus.com

·         Create settings to automatically replenish your student’s account when it reaches a low balance.

 All parents may (even if you do not prepay for your student’s meal account) create an account at no cost through www.mypaymentsplus.com or you will find this link on the Marion County Schools website - www.marionschools.org   To create a new account, follow the onscreen directions and register your student using his/her  Student ID number.  If your child is a middle or high school student, you will find the Student ID number on the report card.  If your child is in elementary school and you do not know the ID number, please email us at mealpay@mctns.net and give us your child’s full name, grade, and the school.  We will email your child’s ID number back to you.  Email will be processed a quickly as possible. We ask that you do not call the school office or the lunch room.

 

 

Danita Taylor

School Nutrition Director

Marion County Schools

423-942-3434 Ext. 12011

dtaylor@mctns.net

 

 

 

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, disability, age, 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.