Food Service is provided by
Food Service for the 2021-2022 School Year -- updated August 23, 2021
Your Food Service staff are continuing to work hard to provide meals for ALL students.
FREE SCHOOL MEALS FOR ALL CHILDREN!
The USDA has extended a waiver through the 2021-22 school year that allows all students to eat free meals.
Please Still Complete a Free & Reduced Price Meal Application
We still need your household to fill out and sign the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application if you think you qualify. This information is critical in determining the amount of money that our school receives from a variety of State and Federal supplemental programs like Title I A, At-risk (31a), Title II A, E-Rate, etc.
These supplemental programs have the potential to offer supports and services for our students, including, but not limited to:
- Pandemic EBT Cards
- Instructional supports (staff, supplies & materials, etc.)
- Testing fees
- Noninstructional services (counseling, social work, health services, etc.)
- Parent and Community engagement supplies and activities
The online application is located at https://grandledge.familyportal.cloud/.
For In-School Meals Only:
- Milk without a meal is not free.
- Milk without a meal can be purchased for 50 cents.
- Only ONE lunch per day is free.
- Additional lunches may be purchased at full price.
À La Carte Items
- À la carte items may be offered at Hayes, Beagle, and the High School.
- All à la carte purchases, including single milk, second meals, bottled drinks, and assorted snacks, must be purchased using your child’s lunch account.
- To deposits funds into your child’s account, please follow the instructions at www.sendmoneytoschool.com
Virtual Students Only - Curbside Pickup
- We continue to offer a free weekly curbside pickup which includes five breakfast and five lunch meals for students who are not coming into school but are doing virtual learning.
- Curbside pickup will start in late September.
- All Curbside meals must be preordered using the Order Form Link
Job Openings in Food Service
We need your help!
Are you looking for a part-time job while your children are at school? We have openings in food service.
Work with the same schedule as your children and get paid for holidays and PTO time. Get nights and weekends off as well as summer and all other school breaks. 3 - 4 hour shifts available.
Please call Darrin Gyurich at 517-925-5733 for more information.
The menus are located online at https://grandledge.nutrislice.com/
Please call the Food Service Department at 517-925-5733 to discuss any special dietary accommodation needed for your child or if you have any questions.
Other Important Items
Free & Reduced Breakfast / Lunch Application
Parents are encouraged to complete the application online. A new application must be completed each year, but only one (1) application is needed per family. Confirmation of the student(s) status will be sent via eMail.
To apply, simply click here and use the "GUEST" button to begin an application.
Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Program
Click/tap on the icon above to find a ‘Meet Up and Eat Up’ summer food program site near you. Once on the map, tap the to see locations. Find a location near you and tap on it. You will find all the details for that location on left side of the page.
You can also text 'FOOD' to 877-877 or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY for assistance locating free and nutritious summer meals.
If you have questions, please eMail: MDE-SFSP@michigan.gov
Send Money to School
This site allows parents to make deposits into their child's school lunch account. (Please note, there will be a small fee for each deposit to help offset the cost of operating and maintaining this site.) Parents are also able to view their child's account activity and see what has been purchased. To create an account, click the logo below and then click on "Create an Account".
Check or cash deposits will still be accepted at school buildings. Please place your check (with the student's name noted on the check)/ or cash in an envelope and address the envelope to "Food Service". If you are sending cash, please include the student's name on the envelope. Teachers will collect envelopes each day. Checks should be made payable to: Grand Ledge Public Schools Food Service.
Grand Ledge Public Schools
Board of Education
Category IX: Students
As required by law, the Board of Education establishes the following student wellness policy for the Grand Ledge Public School District.
The Board recognizes that good nutrition and regular physical activity affect the health and well being of the District’s students. Furthermore, research concludes that there is a positive correlation between a student’s health and well-being and his / her ability to learn. Moreover, schools can play an important role in the developmental process by which students establish their health and nutrition habits by providing nutritious meals and snacks through the schools’ meal programs, by supporting the development of good eating habits, and by promoting increased physical activity both in and out of school.
The Board, however, believes this effort to support the students’ development of healthy behaviors and habits with regard to eating and exercise cannot be accomplished by the schools alone. It will be necessary for not only the staff, but also parents and the public at large to be involved in a community-wide effort to promote, support and model such health behaviors and habits.
Adopted: June 26, 2006
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and the 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 prohibitied from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disaiblity, 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 discimrination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, 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:
MAIL: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
FAX: (202) 690-7442
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.