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Food & Nutrition Services

Our Mission

 

Our Food Services Department will provide nutritious meals to our students and staff in a courteous and professional manner.  We follow the regulations of the National School Lunch Program.  Online payments and account information are available at www.myschoolbucks.com
 Contact:  Maria Jones, Secretary, 610-987-4100 x1210

 

Elementary School Chef’s Choice Menu – March 15, 2017:

Chicken Pot-Pie, Steamed Carrots, Roll, Butter, Fruit, Juice, and Milk

 

A dish that is served at the High School, Oley Beef-a-Roni

pasta

 

School Meals Program 2016-2017

Children need healthy meals to learn.  Oley Valley School District offers healthy meals every school day.  Breakfast is available at the Elementary School only and costs $1.25; Lunch costs $2.60 at the Elementary School  and $2.85 at the Middle School and High School.  Your children may qualify for free meals or reduced price meals.  Reduced price is $.30 for breakfast and $.40 for lunch. In order to qualify for free or reduced meals, a new application must be completed each school year.  You may apply for free or reduced meals in one of the following ways:
  • Complete an online application for free or reduced meals by clicking on the link below:
 Click here to complete an ONLINE MEAL APPLICATION
  • Pick up a paper application and instructions at the Main Offices of any of our Schools or the Administration Building.  Please send the completed application to Oley Valley School District, Food Services Department, 17 Jefferson Street, Oley, PA 19547.

 

  • Print out the School Meals Application below, read the Letter to Households and Instructions.  Complete the application and send it to Oley Valley School District, Food Services Department, 17 Jefferson Street, Oley, PA 19547.

School Meals Program Letter to Households 2016-2017

Instructions for completing the 2016-2017 School Meals Application

School Meals Application 2016-2017

 

Note: If your child attends the Berks Career & Technology Center, you must complete an application to receive meal benefits at the Oley Valley School District.  You will not need to fill out an additional application to receive meals at the Berks Career & Technology Center.

MENUS 2016-2017

Oley Valley Elementary School 2016-2017 Menu

Oley Valley Middle School 2016-2017 Menu 

  Oley Valley High School 2016-2017 Menu

 

Breakfast Prices (Elementary School Only)
Student Breakfast – $1.25
Student Reduced Breakfast – $.30
Lunch Prices
Elementary School Student Lunch – $2.60
Middle School Student Lunch – $2.85  Premium Meal $3.50
High School Student Lunch –   $2.85  Premium Meal $3.50
Student Reduced Lunch – $.40
Adult Lunch – $4.00

 

Our Menu
We follow a traditional lunch menu with Offer versus Serve.  Students are offered daily:
1 serving of meat or meat alternate
1 serving of fruit
1 serving of vegetables
1 serving of whole grain
1 serving of milk – 8 ounces
In order to qualify as a meal, a student must take a fruit or vegetable, and two of the other components.  One serving of each component comes with a meal.  A la carte prices will be charged for separate or additional items.

 

School Meal Accounts

The District will operate all cashier functions under a computerized Point of Sale System.  All students will have individual accounts and will be identified with an identification number.  Money may be deposited in the student’s account.  The deposits may be made with with a check or cash.  Checks should be made payable to Oley Valley School District Lunch Fund.  Cash or check payments must be made using a Prepayment Envelope, Cafeteria Account.  These can be obtained at any school office, cafeteria, or the Administration Building.  To make online payments, please visit www.myschoolbucks.com which accepts Credit Cards and Debit Cards.  They will send you email alerts when your child/children’s accounts are at a low balance. You can also view account and meal purchase activity on a daily basis.  Please allow 3 business days for transactions to be posted.

Lunch Charge Procedures for all Grade Levels

Elementary School – Students can charge up to three (3) full lunches of choice. After the third lunch, the student will be directed to the school office to receive a lunch “coupon.”  This “coupon” will entitle the student to a cheese sandwich, daily fruit, daily vegetable and choice of 8 ounce milk.  The full eligibility price will be charged for this meal.  During this time no a la carte items may be purchased or charged.  When a student’s account balance reaches $5.00, a payment envelope will be sent home with the student so another deposit may be made to avoid a zero balance.  Please keep in mind that a school lunch is $2.60 each day.  A two week cycle is $26.00 and a two week cycle of reduced price meals is $8.00.

Middle School and High School – Students are permitted to charge a school meal one (1) time. After the first lunch, the student will be directed to the school office to receive a lunch “coupon.”  This “coupon” will entitle the student to a cheese sandwich, daily fruit, daily vegetable and choice of 8 ounce milk.  The full eligibility price will be charged for this meal.  During this time, no ala carte items may be purchased or charged.  When a student’s account balance reaches $5.00, a payment envelope will be sent home with the student so another deposit may be made to avoid a zero balance.  Please keep in mind that a school lunch is $2.85 each day.  A two week cycle is $28.50 and a two week cycle of reduced price is $8.00.

Employment

The Oley Valley School District is seeking part-time and per-diem (substitute) Dining Services Staff to serve our K-12 students during the lunch period.  Dining Services Staff are responsible to the Head Cook for the preparation and service of attractive, nutritious and quality foods in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness and friendliness; also the collecting and recording of monies received in a school day.  Flexible schedule and excellent working environment.  For more information, see Oley Valley Employment under the Admin tab.

Contact Us

Maria Jones, Secretary

610-987-4100, extension 1210

Email: mjones@ovsdpa.org

 

Diane Petry, Head Cook

Elementary School Cafeteria

610-987-4100, extension 2102

 

Joanne Gisleson, Head Cook

Middle School Cafeteria

610-987-4100, extension 4323

 

Judy Zechman, Head Cook

High School Cafeteria

610-987-4100, extension 6038

 

 

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)     E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Student Nutrition and Wellness Resources

Links to Student Nutrition and Wellness Resources  Classroom Celebration Form  Smart Snack Product Calculator  A Guide for Smart Snacks in School Student Wellness Policy

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Dot Hamm Legacy Fund

The Dot Hamm Legacy Fund The Dot Hamm Legacy Fund was established in 2012 to honor Mrs. Dorothy Hamm upon her retirement after 43 years of service to the Oley Valley School District’s Food Services Department. The District will raise funds through community and employee donations. All funds raised will be used for the benefit …

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