COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY PROVISION ANNOUNCEMENT
Beginning in the 2018-19 school year Adler, Kennedy Learning Center, Levey, Stevenson, Thompson, Southfield Regional Academic Campus, ASPIRE Academy and Vandenberg have been approved to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision. All students in these schools (even those who did not qualify in the past) will be eligible for free breakfast and lunch without submitting a free and reduced lunch application. Families at these buildings will be asked to complete a Title I Household Information Survey.
Students attending Birney K-8, McIntyre, MacArthur, Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology , University High School Academy and University Middle School Academy are not CEP schools, however students may qualify for free or reduced price meals with the approval of a free and reduced lunch application or a direct certification letter.
For questions and information contact Martha Ritchie 248-746-8519
NEW THIS YEAR ~ ON LINE PAYMENT OPTION
Student Meal Account On Line Payment Information
Parents and Guardians may pay for student meals, view meal account balances and activity through MIStar Parent connect.
Your MiStar login and password may be obtained from the secretary at your child’s school. To add money to your child’s meal account. Click on “cafeteria”, “pay for cafeteria meals”
You may pay by debit or credit card or by Paypal. Please contact the food service office at 248-746-8519 if you need assistance.
FREE AND REDUCED MEAL INFORMATION
Dear Parents and Guardian,
For students receiving free and reduced price meals, the grace period will end on Monday, October 9, 2018. All students who have not reapplied will be charged full price for meals. Applications are available in all school offices or you may apply online on the district website.
How to View Your Child's Lunch Account
MISTAR Parent Connect- For access, please contact your child's school to sign up. Access allows you to view your child's meal account, balances or negative balances and purchases.
Breakfast is served every day in all buildings beginning one half hour before the start of school. The price of breakfast is $1.25 for all grade levels at NON CEP Schools. The price of breakfast is $.30 for students who qualify for reduced price meals and free for students who qualify for free meals.
The Southfield Public Schools Food Service Department is operated by Aramark.
Jennifer Trombetta Phone: 248.746.7709
Southfield Public Schools Food Service
Martha Ritchie, RDN, Director
*REMINDER: THE GRACE PERIOD FOR RETURNING STUDENTS IS OCTOBER 9, 2018. PLEASE REMEMBER TO SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION EACH SCHOOL YEAR.
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