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: 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.

 
Local Wellness Policy: Triennial Assessment Summary

Food Services Announcements


 

Pandemic EBT Message #2 – Kennedy School

Please review the attached document to see whether your child is eligible for Pandemic-EBT. Please note that the program can be different between school buildings within Manistee Area Public Schools. John F. Kennedy Elem. School (2) New reconsideration form. The form...

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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 – kcarlson@manistee.org

Stacy Applegarth – Food Service – bapplegarth@manistee.org

Melissa Gutowski – Food Service – mgutowski@manistee.org

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

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

Linda Wandrych – Food Service – lwandrych@manistee.org