Summer Food Service Program

Manistee Area Public Schools Nutrition Department will sponsor a Summer Feeding Program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program for Children.  At Jefferson students will stay and eat and at MMHS families can pick up meals to take home.  There will be two Summer Feeding Sites and the locations, dates of service and times of service are as follows:

GRAB & GO                                                                       ONSITE FOOD SERVICE
Manistee Middle/High School                                         Jefferson Elementary
525 Twelfth Street                                                            515 Bryant Ave.
Manistee, MI  49660                                                         Manistee, MI  49660

Breakfast & Lunch distributed Thursdays                    Breakfast & Lunch, Monday-Friday
June 8 – Aug. 23                                                                 June 2 - Aug.22
Distributed between 12-1:30pm                                    Breakfast served 7:45am-8:30am
                                                                                             Lunch Served 11:00am-12:00pm                            
                                                                                             CLOSED ON JULY 3 & 4


  • Grab & Go Meals will be distributed at MMHS each Thursday from noon until 1:30pm. 7-days of breakfast & lunch meals are available for each student not receiving meals at the Jefferson onsite meal service.
  • Students at Jefferson Summer Care can also order packed meals for the weekend by placing the order at the Jefferson serving window. These meals can be picked up by student name during the Grab & Go distribution at MMHS on Thursdays from noon to 1:30pm. 
Free & Reduced Lunch Resources

Apply for Free and Reduced Breakfast/Lunch: Free and Reduced Lunch Application Packet for 2022-23


Milk for Free/Reduced Lunch Students
If your child qualifies for free or reduced lunch please note that if they bring a lunch from home and just take milk it does not qualify for the free or reduced meal. Milk prices are $.50
For Assistance With or Questions About Completing a Lunch Application: Call 231-398-3723 or email:
Non-Discrimination Statement
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:, 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, DC  20250-9410
                      (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
                      (3) E-mail:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Pandemic EBT Information for Virtual Students

Please read the information below to verify if your virtual (on-line student) may be eligible for reconsideration of Pandemic EBT Benefits for the months listed at the bottom of the communications.

To file for reconsideration, families must complete the form below and request a proof document from the student’s school that the student was a virtual learner for the months requested. Families are required to mail or email this documentation to MDHHS by June 30, 2021.

If your student qualifies for reconsideration,  please call or email Sue Gustad at MAPS Board Office regarding your proof document.


For more information, please visit or call 1-833-905-0028.

Local Wellness Policy: Triennial Assessment Summary

Food Services Announcements


Pandemic EBT Eligibility Notice

Parents/Guardians, Please review the following Pandemic EBT eligibility notice. If you believe your student is eligible, please fill out sections 1, 2 and 4 in the attached document and turn it into Sara Schubert ( - 231.398.3723) at MAPS Central...

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Your Nutrition Services Team

Location: 525 Twelfth Street, Manistee, MI 49660 | Map
Telephone: 231-723-9285
Fax: 231-398-2021
School Office Hours: M-F: 7:30am – 4pm

Nutrition Services Team

Keri Carlson – Food Service Director –

Stacy Applegarth – Food Service –

Melissa Gutowski – Food Service –

Terri Morski – Meals on Wheels –

Richard Koon – Satellite Nutrition Delivery Driver –

Linda Wandrych – Food Service –