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Food & Nutrition Services

INFORMATION REGARDING SUMMER MEALS:

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) offers free, nutritious meals to children 18 years and younger during the summer when school is not in session.  SFSP is a federal child nutrition program.  There are approximately 2,500 locations throughout Pennsylvania that serve breakfast, lunch and/or snacks.  Many of the locations provide activities as well.

How to find a Summer Food Service Program location near you:

  • Call: 211 or 1.866.3HUNGRY or 1.877.8HAMBRE

  • Text: “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877877

  • Download:  RangeAPP.org mobile app

  • Visit:  fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Notice to Parents/Guardians of graduating seniors regarding cafeteria accounts:  If your child is a 2017 graduate with funds remaining in his/her cafeteria account, the District will transfer this balance to the next oldest sibling’s cafeteria account.  If there are no siblings in the District, a refund check will be issued to the parent/guardian.  These refunds will be mailed July 13, 2017, after approval at the Regular School Board Meeting of July 12, 2017.  Please contact Maria Jones at 610 987 4100 x1210, with any questions or concerns.

 

 

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

 

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 offered the alternate meal, which includes a 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.  Parents are responsible for ensuring their children have funds in their cafeteria accounts.

Middle School and High School – Students are permitted to charge a school meal one (1) time. After the first lunch, the student will be offered the alternate meal, which includes 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.  Parents are responsible for ensuring their children have funds in their cafeteria accounts.

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.

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