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        Lyons Central School District Nutrition Department

       OUR MISSION

    To enhance each student’s ability to learn by providing quality food and quality service

    OUR VISION

    Nutritional Well-being: To support and promote proper dietary habits contributing to student’s health status and academic performance.

     Business Excellence: We see an innovative, flexible staff providing high quality food service through continuously improved skills, systems and facilities

    OUR VALUES

    We take responsibility for serving a safe high quality and nutritious meal for a reasonable price. We are financially self-sufficient. We have team spirit and are proud of each person’s contribution to the organization’s success.

     

    To LSCD Families:

     

    I would like to say Welcome to the 2018-2019 school years. The food service department has been working hard this summer, with our Summer Meals Program and our New Literacy Lunch Box Program which has been a very successful trial this year. The plan is to do something similar next year to expand our program.

    I am happy to announce we were approved for another 3 years of Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) which means that all children in our district, regardless of household income, will receive free breakfast and free lunch daily at their school. We are, however, requesting that each family in the district complete and return the HOUSEHOLD INCOME SURVEY , which is required for administrative purposes. This form allows our school to benefit from various State and Federal supplemental programs like Title IA, at risk (31a), Title IIA, E-Rate, etc.  The information is critical in determining the amount of money the school receives from a variety of supplemental programs, as well as other student benefits. All information on the survey submitted is confidential. Without your assistance, the District cannot maximize utilization of available State and Federal funds.

    If you have received a letter from New York State stating that your child (ren) are directly certified for free meals, please send a copy to your school. Please remember to complete all other sections. With the new administration in Washington DC, there have been some changes in our nutrition regulations, which will give us back some flexibility.  The Lyons Nutrition Services continues to make strides towards improving the nutritional quality of all meals served.  Fresh fruit and vegetables will continue to be served in a variety of ways; we will follow the current sodium levels regulations. As Sonnie Perdue our Agricultural Secretary argued “That if kids don’t like what they are offered, they simply won’t eat it, and giving schools more time to comply would help children get more of the nutrition they need”.  So at this time we will have available White skim milk and 1% white and chocolate at both Breakfast and Lunch  Also, we have been making changes to our whole grain bread, by reducing it to a more kid friendly 51% whole grain.

    We are very excited to announce that we have included a new nutritional program on our menu “Nutrislice” .while looking over the current month’s menu when you click on a menu item the nutritional’s for that item will open in a box, so you can see that info, as you look over the new menu’s you will notice other boxes form carb counting and allergies, we will also have helpful info and recipes for home use. We will also have our Wayne Wednesday choices listed on the menu. These are Local grown products we will feature each month during the year. Along with the farm we received them from.

    We also provided you with a list of approved in classroom celebration suggestions that we offer to parents. We also have on our website Special dietary needs request forms that will need a Doctors signature. In addition we have a Point of Sale request form that you can fill out that will inform us of your wishes for your child (ren) as to amount and days they may purchase snacks. Please visit our portion of the Lyons School website for all the information, forms.

      If at any time during the year you have questions, please feel free to contact me or the manager of the kitchen where your child attends school.

    Nutritional Services Department

    Vincent Beltrone FSM -      946-2200 ext.3346 c. 315 332-0840

    Renae Lawson- Food Service Supervisor ext.3346

    Heather Goers – ES Kitchen Manager ext. 3400

    Jennifer Tyler - MS/HS Kitchen Manager ext. 2229

    Lyons Central School District is an equal opportunity provider and employer

     

     

    My School Bucks                                                                                                                                                  

     

     

     You may send in money for school meals on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis or go to www.myschoolbucks.com

     to place money on your children’s accounts from home. You may also request how your child uses his/her account, please fill out the enclosed POS restriction form. Also enclosed in this mailing and on the website are the new Lyons meal charge procedures.

    If a check is returned due to insufficient funds, a $20.00 service charge will be added to the amount owed. This is the fee that the bank charges our account.

    If at any time during the year you have questions, please feel free to call me or the manager of the kitchen where your child attends school.

                                   

     

                                                   Meal Prices for2017-2018 School year

     

    BREAKFAST $

    FREE

    REDUCED

    FULL

     

    LUNCH $

    FREE

    REDUCED

    FULL

    Elementary School

    .00

    .00

     

    .00

     

     

    Elementary School

    .00

    .00

    .00

    Jr/Sr High School

    .00

    .00

    .00

     

    Jr/Sr High School

    .00

    .00

    .00

    Staff/Adults

    n/a

    n/a

    2.35 + tax

     

    Staff/Adults

    n/a

    n/a

    3.55 +tax

     

                                                          Food Service Department

    Vincent Beltrone - FSM       946-2200 ext.3346

     Jennifer Tyler - MS/HS Kitchen Manager ext. 2229

    Heather Goers - ES Kitchen Manager ext. 3400

    Renae Lawson - Food Service Supervisor ext. 3346

     

     

    Non-Discrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and US 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, (AD-3027) found online at: 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 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: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or 2) by fax: (202) 690-7442, or 3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     

     

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