SUMMER FOOD SERVICE

Manistee Area Public Schools announce the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public educational agency.  Meals will be provided at the site(s) listed below:

Congregate Meals Provided for children at the following sites:

Manistee High School                                         Jefferson Elementary

525 Twelfth St.                                                                                        515 Bryant Ave.
Manistee, MI 49660                                                                               Manistee, MI  49660

Breakfast & Lunch:   Mon.-Thurs.                                                        Breakfast & Lunch:   Mon.-Friday
June 7-August 11                                                                                    June 7 - August 11                                                                                         
Breakfast served 7:45am-8:30am                                                       Breakfast Served 7:45am-8:15am
Lunch served 11:30am-12:30pm                                                         Lunch Served 11:30am-12:30pm

NO SERVICE DURING THE WEEK OF  JULY  4                                 SERVICE DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 4 / CLOSED ON JULY 4   

UPDATE 7-12-22: We have been informed that President Biden has signed a bipartisan bill into law allowing a 3-month extension of free universal school meals with critical waivers that include the ability to offer FREE Grab & Go Summer meals for 7 days a week, up until the first day of school. 

MAPS Nutrition Services will participate to help our families with the high cost of food. 

Our Grab & Go program will begin on Monday July 18 and will continue through Monday, August 22:

  • We will offer pick up of a 7-day pack of breakfast & lunch on Mondays between 1pm-2pm at MMHS in the drop-off lane. 
  • If you are a family with student(s) participating in Summer School and eating meals at school, you can request a 2-day pack available for pickup at the same time as above, for weekend meals. Please contact Keri Carlson at kcarlson@manistee.org to place your order for these weekend meals for your Summer School student(s).
  • All children 18 & younger may participate and those up to 26 years of age enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public educational agency.

All Details of our Summer Feeding Program and menus available on our Nutrition Services page.

 

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: 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: 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; or email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  ********************************************

Summer Announcement 2022

June MMHS Summer Feeding Breakfast 22
June MMHS Summer Feeding Lunch 22
June Jefferson Summer Feeding Breakfast 22
June Jefferson Summer Feeding Lunch 22

Free & Reduced Lunch Resources

Apply for Free and Reduced Breakfast/Lunch: Free and Reduced Lunch Application Packet for 2021-22

 

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: sschubert@manistee.org
 
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: 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, DC  20250-9410
                      (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
                      (3) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov.
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.

231-398-3724

sgustad@manistee.org

For more information, please visit Michigan.gov/PEBT or call 1-833-905-0028.

 
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Food Services Announcements


 

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 – kcarlson@manistee.org

Stacy Applegarth – Food Service – bapplegarth@manistee.org

Courtney Gibbs – Meals on Wheels – cgibbs@manistee.org

Melissa Gutowski – Food Service – mgutowski@manistee.org

Kendra Mikolajczak – Food Service – kmikolajczak@manistee.org

Terri Morski – Meals on Wheels – tmorski@manistee.org

Richard Koon – Satellite Nutrition Delivery Driver – rkoon@manistee.org

Tiffany Remkes – Food Service – tremkes@manistee.org

Linda Wandrych – Food Service – lwandrych@manistee.org