Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation knows that good nutrition and learning are dependent on each other. MVCSC strives to provide healthy and nutritious meals students enjoy, which will keep students fueled and attentive to learning. All meals and snacks served are certified to meet strict state and federal child nutrition regulations.
- Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! Those new to the District may check out the Food Services Directive for information about nutrition, building-a-meal, meal payments, and more!
MVCSC is pleased to announce that the USDA has approved a nationwide waiver due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that ALL students can receive FREE meals at school. The Indiana Department of Education has now given Indiana schools the approval to start this program. The USDA waiver states this program is currently in effect through June 30, 2021 or until funding runs out.” Please see details HERE.
Grades Kindergarten Through Grade 8 - Virtual Days on Tuesdays & Thursdays - Those wanting food for virtual days will be dismissed 5-10 minutes early on Wednesdays (in staggered order to maintain social distancing) to pick up Thursdays & the following Tuesday’s breakfasts/lunches in the cafeteria and take it home. Teachers will be submitting their students' food counts to cafeterias as they regularly do.
Full-Time Virtual Students - MVCSC will offer weekly distribution of pre-ordered meals for virtual students ONLY on Tuesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon High School, door #7, but you MUST pre-order. The link to pre-order meals will be active by Thursday and closes Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. There will not be any food service during school breaks. Virtual students may receive 5 free breakfasts and 5 free lunches every week. Only the student or their parent/guardian are allowed to pick up the meals.
MVHS Hybrid Students – MVCSC will offer bi-weekly distribution of pre-ordered meals for hybrid students ONLY on Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon High School, door #7, but you MUST pre-order. The link to pre-order meals will be active every other Saturday and closes every other Monday at noon. Hybrid students may receive 6 free breakfasts and 6 free lunches every other week. Only the student or their parent/guardian are allowed to pick up the meals.
There will not be any food service during school breaks.
Hybrid Students Pre-Order Schedule
||For Pick-Up On:
|Saturday, January 2 through Monday, January 4 at noon
|Saturday, January 16 through Monday, January 18 at noon
|Saturday, January 30 through Monday, February 1 at noon
SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS
Mt. Comfort Elementary-10:00-12:35
SCHOOL BREAKFAST MENUS
Breakfast is served daily in the Cafeteria, including on 2-hour delays.
Mt. Comfort Elementary-7:15-7:45
*All menus subject to change*
Start your day off right! Here are some reasons to visit the cafeteria in the morning:
Eat Right Article
Wake Up with School Breakfast
| BREAKFAST PRICES
| Reduced Breakfast
| LUNCH MEAL PRICES*
| MVHS & MVMS
| Elementary Schools
| Reduced Lunch
**A la carte items cost extra and not included in meal pricing.
FREE & REDUCED MEALS
After July 20, 2020, any family wishing to apply for meal assistance may do so by logging into Skyward Family Access, opening the Food Service tab and clicking on Applications. Applications must be filled out every year. Students eligible for free or reduced lunch assistance may qualify for textbook/device rental fee assistance; also watch for textbook rental assistance option in the online application.
Free/Reduced Application Guidelines
SchoolPay is the current system being used for lunch accounts. You may transfer money into your child's account, load funds, and set alerts using this online system. Click for an informational guide and a link to SchoolPay.
The Food Services Department strives to provide a nutritional menu that meets state and federal requirements as well as healthy food that students enjoy. The MVCSC Food Services staff know that good nutrition is needed to help provide a healthy learning environment.
MVCSC utilizes the Offer vs. Serve program, which empowers students to make decisions about what they want to eat, while ensuring that each meal is balanced and nutritious.
Please refer to the links below for information about how to build a healthy, reimbursable meal tray.
Easy Build-a-Lunch Flyer
Parent's Lunch Line Guide
If your child has any food allergies and/or special dietary needs, please fill out the Dietary Restriction Form.
HARVEST OF THE MONTH
Each month, a seasonal fruit or vegetable will be featured on the Food Services website to help introduce students to new and healthy foods. Nutritional benefits, fun facts, and simple recipes will be highlighted to encourage students to eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables.
Click to view the Harvest of each Month:
For even more information and fun activities about fruits and vegetables, visit: http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org
For further food services questions, please contact:
Food Services Director
Doris Johnson - 317-485-3100, ext. 5109 - email@example.com
Food Services Assistant Director
Kasey Voeller, RD, LD - 317-485-3100, ext. 5107 - firstname.lastname@example.org