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January 6, 2021

Dear Armada Parents,

The USDA has extended the Free Breakfast and Lunch funding Program for all students through the 20-21 School year.  Every child can get Breakfast and Lunch Daily in the Armada District.  

Frequently asked Questions:

Do I need to fill out a Free/Reduced Lunch Application?

Yes, please fill out the application even if you do not feel you will qualify, these applications are critical to other funding sources for the district, and also could help qualify your family for other programs, such as pay to participate, EBT Cards, etc. Online applications are available at www.lunchapp.com or paper application can be picked up in main office

Does my child have to get the entire lunch/breakfast, or can they request a single item?

Yes, they need to take the required components for each meal, or there is a charge for individual items, such as milk only $.60, or Water only $.75.

Can I request or substitute a drink or item in the meal if my child has an allergy or sensitivity?

Yes, but you will have to contact Food Service Supervisor, and request a “Special Dietary Needs Accommodations form, to be completed by your child(s) physician.  Call (586) 784-2666 or email melliott@armadaschools.org to request this form

Can Virtual Learning/Remote Students Participate in this Program?

Yes, we distribute meals, Weekly, every Wednesday, please contact Food Service Supervisor for more information or if you would like to sign up.

What if my child has money in their school food account, how can it be used?

Those funds will transfer over to next school year, can be used toward al a carte purchases, or if your child is a Senior, you will receive a letter, in May, requesting a response of how you would like the remaining balance returned, or donated, or applied toward any outstanding fees.

If you have any question, please contact me at (586) 784-2666 or email melliott@armadaschools.org

Missy Elliott

Food Service Supervisor

If your child is a virtual student for trimester two and you wish to receive meals please fill out the form at the link below. 

Trimester Two Virtual Meal Sign Up

ANYONE THAT WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS, ONLINE APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH  www.lunchapp.com.

FAQ about National School Lunch Programs

Community Meal Outreach, please click on the link below to find distribuation locations.

www.michigan.gov/meetupeatup

E-funds

Instructions for E-Funds

How to Apply for Free & Reduced LunchPDF Document  

Printable Free & Reduced Lunch Application

Click here for non-english lunch application.

 

Boost Your Brain With Breakfast

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

Negative Balance Policy

Any comments, questions, or concerns, please contact Missy Elliott, Armada Area Schools Food Service Director at (586) 784-2666.

Improvements made to the High School Kitchen utilizing the Smarter Lunch Fund Grant