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The Integrated Day Charter School has applied and been approved for an extension of the Summer Food Service Option.  What does this mean for you?

ALL CHILDREN AGE 18 AND YOUNGER CAN RECEIVE FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FROM IDCS.

We are encouraging ALL families to participate in this program!

CONTACT: Ashley Pagan, Food Services Manager – ashleyp@idcs.org

How does it work?

Remote Learners: Complete this FORM to order meals for your child.  Remember you can order meals for other children age 18 and younger that live with you! Food Pick Up for Remote Learners will be on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  On Tuesdays, meals will be distributed for Wednesday – Friday; on Fridays, meals will be distributed for Monday & Tuesday.  All meals will USDA compliant with the correct amount of fruit, veggies, protein, & whole grains.  Use this ORDER FORM now to start receiving free breakfast and lunch for your child/ren!

Hybrid Learning:

Breakfast @ IDCS: available 7:45 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.  Students should tell their teacher when they arrive that they wish to have breakfast, no pre-order required.  Breakfast will consist of a Grain (Muffin, Cereal, or Pastry), a Protein (Yogurt or String Cheese), a Fruit (Fresh or Cupped), Fruit Juice and Milk.

Lunch @ IDCS: available during student’s regular lunchtime.  Students should order in their classrooms on Monday (Cohort A) or Thursday (Cohort B) morning for lunch for both days they are attending that week.  We are encouraging parents of students in grades PK and K/1 to send a note with their child for ordering.  They will have the following choices (all meals will be served with fruit, vegetables, and choice of milk):

  1. Turkey & Cheese on a Whole Grain Roll 
  2. Ham & Cheese on a Whole Grain Roll
  3. Sun Butter & Jelly on a Whole Grain Roll
  4. Tossed Salad with Hard Boiled Egg, String Cheese, & Dinner Roll
  5. (Tuesdays & Fridays ONLY) Whole Grain Stuffed Crust Pizza

Meals at Home: Please sign up ahead of time using this FORM.  Breakfast and Lunch will be bundled together and can be picked up on Tuesday afternoons (Cohort A) or Friday afternoons (Cohort B) between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. or can be sent home with your child.    

Non-IDCS Children: Complete this FORM to order food for children 18 years old and younger.  Food Pick Up for Non-IDCS children will be on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  On Tuesdays, meals will be distributed for Wednesday – Friday; on Fridays, meals will be distributed for Monday & Tuesday.  You can also elect to have meals sent home with your child.  All meals will USDA compliant with the correct amount of fruit, veggies, protein, & whole grains.  Use this ORDER FORM now to start receiving free breakfast and lunch for your child/ren!

 

 

NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM

IDCS participates in the National School Lunch Program, offering free and reduced priced meals to students based on family need. Should your needs change during the year, submit a new application or request one from the front desk.  We also now offer online application submission via Titan Solutions HEREIf you qualify for reduced priced meals, the cost for student breakfast is $.30 and the cost for student lunch is $.40.

PAYMENT
IDCS utilizes Titan Solutions for our meal payment system.  You can access the system HERE or by clicking on the right hand menu and under both the Parents and Students drop down menus on the main page.  Cash payments and checks payable to "IDCS Lunch" can also be sent in an envelope clearly marked with your child's name and "Lunch" and placed in the payment box near the main entrance.  The cost for student breakfast is $1.45, adult breakfast is $2.50.  The cost for student lunch is $3.25, adult lunch is $4.50.    
BREAKFAST
Served Daily from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
 
Students are required to choose 3 of the 4 components offered daily, one of which must be a fruit component.  Menu is subject to change.
 
Component 1 Component 2 Component 3 Component 4
WG Muffin/ Danish, WG Cereal,
or Grahams
Yogurt, Cheese Stick,
or Hard-Boiled Egg
Fresh Fruit
and/or 100% Fruit Juice
Milk
 
LUNCH
Served on all Full Days of School from 11:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in three "waves", see below
 
Both the "Grab and Go"  and Hot Lunches are served with Milk, Fruit & Veggies.  Adult "Grab and Go" includes an extra Fruit or Veggie and the choice of a Milk or a Bottled Water.  Students are required to choose 3 of the 5 components offered, one of which must be a veggie or a fruit component.  All lunches for students range from 600-650 calories if the student consumes 5 of the 5-6 components offered.  If the student chooses only the "required" 3 components, the calories are lower.  Most students will be hungry within a few hours if they do not consume the calories offered.  Food is your fuel!  Menu is subject to change.
 
Daily "Grab and Go" options:
Deli Sandwich Lunch * Salad Lunch * Meatless Lunch * Soup Lunch
A la carte items:
Milk (1%, or FF Chocolate): $.50 * Switch: $1.00 * Ice Cream (Fridays): $.50
 
1st Wave
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
2nd Wave
11:50 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
3rd Wave
12:25 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Mrs. Barrientos K/1
Mrs. Cronin's 7/8
Ms. McGuckin's 4/5
Mrs. McOmber's 2/3
Mrs. Murphy's K/1
 
Ms. Gant's 7/8
Ms. Grant's 6
Mrs. Hawk's 4/5
Ms. Langlois' K
Ms. Maletz K/1
Mrs. Spangle's 2/3
 
Ms. Allard's 6
Ms. Bouregy's 4/5
Mr. Cyr's 7/8
Mrs. Temple's 2/3
Ms. Osten's 7/8
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, IDCS is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination call (800)795-3272, (TTY) (202)720-6382 or write

USDA Director

Office of Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410