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Greetings Corinth Families

Student Breakfast and Lunch Meals are FREE for the 2021-2022 school year!

 
  • Several meal options are available and include all components of Grains, Proteins, Fruits, Vegetables and Low-Fat Milk

 
  • Second Entree portions are also available for purchase as well as a variety of healthy snacks and beverages  

 
  • Students must have sufficient funds in their TITAN account to make ala carte purchases.

 

Ala carte pricing below:

Milk-

$  .60

Bottled Water-

$  .75

Ice Cream-

$ 1.25 (Elementary- Sold Friday Only)

Snacks-

$1.00 - $2.00 each

2nd Entree-

$2.00

 

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. 

● 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.

Our 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.


Free & Reduced Meals 

*Extended FOR 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR*

Corinth Central School is pleased to announce that all enrolled students will receive free meals through an extended waiver from the USDA.  Free meals for students were extended through the 2021-22 school year. We are offering Breakfast in the Classroom for grades K-8. A signup sheet will need to be returned to the cafeteria for the student to receive meals each morning. This will help us maintain consistent numbers to prepare for. High School students will be offered a breakfast meal upon entering each morning at our Grab-n-Go Cafe in the High School lobby.

***It is still very important to submit a Free & Reduced meal application so your student's eligibility status does not lapse when meals go back to regular student pricing.***

Free and Reduced Meals     

Children need to eat healthy meals in order to learn. With today’s economy and some households enduring financial stress, it is nice to know that your children may be able to eat nutritious meals at school for free or at a reduced price. All you have to do is fill out the 2021-22 Free and Reduced Meal application [PDF]  and return it to:

    Mrs. Lisa Tevendale, Cafeteria Manager
    105 Oak Street
    Corinth, NY 12822
    (518) 654-9005 x3114

The application is available in languages other than English, just let us know. We can also help you fill out the form if you need it.

You do not have to worry about anyone knowing how much your children pay for breakfast or lunch; it is confidential. Our TITAN School Solution system allows students to enter their student ID numbers to pay for meals, so no one knows if their meals are free, reduced rate or full-priced.

Who is eligible for free meals?

  •     All children in households receiving benefits from food stamps, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or TANF
  •     Foster children who are under the legal responsibility of a foster care agency or court
  •     Any foster care child in the household
  •     Children who meet the definition of homeless, runaway, or migrant (if you haven't been told your children will get free meals, please call the Middle School Principal & Director of Special Education, Homeless Liaison/Migrant Coordinator at 654-9005 x 3420 to see if they qualify)
  •     Children whose gross household income on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines (see PDF at the bottom of this page) are within the free limits

Who is eligible for reduced-price meals?

  •     Children whose gross household income on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines (see PDF at the bottom of this page) are within the reduced price limits

Important Notes

  •     You have to apply for free or reduced meals every year before September 30th
  •     You may apply at any time during the school year if the household income drops below the income limit
  •     The information you supply will be checked, and we may also ask you to send written proof
  •     You or your child(ren) do not need to be U.S. citizens to qualify for free or reduced price meals
  •     If you disagree with the school's decision about your application, you may request a hearing by writing to Mrs. Susan Foley, 105 Oak Street, Corinth, NY 12822

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.