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Greetings Corinth Families

We have been working hard creating our plan to reopen safely and we’re ready to welcome our students back. The purpose of this newsletter is to make you aware of what strategies were put in place to make our meal service as contact-less as possible. We take food safety and sanitation very seriously and have revised our protocols to include even more opportunities for cleaning and disinfecting. The following is an outline of the different serving methods in all buildings. A building-specific detailed description can be found attached to the September Breakfast and Lunch menus. 

Student(s) who are in attendance for in-person learning- 

● All students have access to breakfast and lunch meals each day. 

● Student account deposits can be made online in the TITAN family portal at family.titank12.com 

● OR deposits can be made by sending cash or checks in with your student in a sealed envelope with the student's name. 

● Breakfast will be served in the classroom for grades K-8. If you would like your student to receive breakfast meals each morning, we will be asking you to sign your student up using this form: Registration Form for Meal Pick Up and Breakfast in the Classroom. This will allow us to have a number of students to consistently plan for. 

● High School students wishing to purchase breakfast will be able to stop at our breakfast kiosk that will be located in the HS lobby. Students will then take their meal to be eaten in their homeroom/1st period class. 

● Lunch for grades 5-8 will be delivered to the classroom. Students will be asked during morning homeroom what type of meal they would like to order for lunch. The teacher will record those meal counts and share it with the cafeteria. Lunch meals will be delivered in an enclosed container and the student will be handed the meal of their choice. 

● Grades K-4 and 9-12 will eat in the cafeteria at their specific meal times. We will maintain a maximum of 50 students in the cafeteria eating area to allow for social distancing. 

Student(s) who are on a hybrid schedule or have chosen only remote learning- 

● All students have access to breakfast and lunch meals each day. 

● Meals will be available for pick-up by a parent or guardian every Tuesday and Friday from 4:00-5:00 in the Middle School parking lot. 

● OR students may bring meals home for following remote days on the last day of in-person learning. Tuesday/Wednesday and Friday. You will be asked how you would like your student to receive meals for remote learning days in the aforementioned google form ( Registration Form for Meal Pick Up and Breakfast in the Classroomor can indicate your choice on the provided form: Meal Pick-Up 

● Student(s) meal accounts must have sufficient funds to purchase meals for remote learning days. Charging will not be allowed at the time of the parent/guardian pick-up. 

General Food Services Information- 

● Free & Reduced meal applications must be re-submitted every year before October 15th to avoid a disruption in meal eligibility. Applications can be completed electronically through family.titank12.com and printed copies are available at all school offices or you can access a printable copy on our website at www.corinthcsd.org under the Food Services department. New York State is still covering the reduced meal fee of $ .25, so if you are approved for reduced meals, they are essentially free. 

● Breakfast and Lunch prices remain the same as last year. They are as follows; 

○ Breakfast (K-12) $1.50 

○ Lunch (K-5) $2.00 

○ Lunch (6-12) $2.25 

● We strongly recommend setting up a student account on family.titank12.com to make deposits for your student. We will not be accepting cash at the register at the time of meal purchases, however, you may send money in a sealed envelope with your student’s name, directed to the Cafeteria and we will deposit the funds at a later time. 

● Students may still bring in their own breakfast and lunch from home 

● There is no sharing of food allowed 

● Menus have reduced options due to the several serving methods and limitations 

● Menus are subject to change due to COVID-19 shortages. 

● At this time, we will not be selling snacks or ice cream to grades K-8. We may possibly add it later in the year schedule permitting. 

For any questions, please contact Lisa Tevendale at (518) 654-9005 extension 3114 or email tevendalel@corinthcsd.org


Child Nutrition Program

The mission of the Child Nutrition Program is to provide students with access to food that is appealing, healthy, acceptable, and prepared by compassionate and caring people. We manage our program in a nutritionally and financially accountable manner. We take a proactive approach by applying the dietary guidelines set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. We believe every child will have the same opportunity to enjoy the benefits of effective Child Nutrition Programs with healthy food choices provided in pleasant surroundings.

"School Lunch Lots 2 Love" surrounded by fruit & vegetables in the shape of a heartOur district participates in the National School Lunch Program and follows a traditional meal pattern – Offer Versus Serve. Students are offered a meal consisting of five major components to the meal, which include protein, fruits, vegetables, grains, and fluid milk. Students must take at least three components and one must be a fruit or vegetable.  We encourage students to take all five components for a nutritious, well-rounded meal.

These guidelines apply to all meals regardless of whether a student receives free lunch, a reduced-price lunch, or pays full price. A la carte prices will be charged when the necessary components are not taken. Meals are offered at low cost to encourage participation in the program. Click here for information about our Free & Reduced Meal Program.

Prices*

  Student
Daily
Student
Weekly
Reduced
Daily
Reduced
Weekly
Adult
Meal
Elementary & MS/HS Breakfast $1.50 $7.50 $0.25 $1.25 $2.50

Elementary Lunch

MS/HS Lunch

$2.00

$2.25

$10.00

$11.25

$0.25

$0.25
$1.25

$1.25
$4.50

$4.50
Variety Milk $0.50 $2.50      
Elementary- Ice Cream/Snacks
MS/HS- Ice Cream/Snacks
$1.00/$0.50
$1.00/$2.00
       


Checks and cash are accepted at the register. Be sure to write the child(ren)'s name and grade on the check. We encourage prepayments.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Children can enjoy free meals this summer at Corinth Elementary School.

The school will host the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program in cooperation with CAPTAIN Community Human Services. The free summer meals program is open to all children, ages 18 and younger. There are no residency or income requirements, and there is no need to register or RSVP — just visit the elementary school when lunch is being served.

Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays at Corinth Elementary starting June 29 and continuing through Aug. 28, 2020. Sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit, and cold milk will be available. 

Find Summer Meals sites close to you:

http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

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, D.C. 20250-9410; (
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Please contact us if you have any questions:

Mrs. Lisa Tevendale
(518) 654-9005 x3114

*Please note: if you have any issues accessing the documents below, please contact Lisa Tevendale at tevendalel@corinthcsd.org.