The WISD Child Nutrition Department will be providing meals to students who are enrolled in Weatherford ISD's Virtual Learning Academy online program during COVID-19.
Meals will be distributed on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the front entrance of Curtis Elementary school and from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Ninth Grade Center. Parents must have their children in the car to pick up meals.
On Mondays, breakfast and lunch will be provided for two days, and on Wednesdays, breakfast and lunch will be provided for three days. Texas Department of Agriculture requires that parents MUST bring identification and proof of child’s enrollment (student ID card and /or student number) in Weatherford ISD when picking up meals.
Meals are currently free for all students through the end of the school year (or while USDA funding is available}. If USDA funding is depleted, we will notify families that meals will be charged to the student's account according to their payment status, or if you are on the Free and Reduced lunch program.
For paid students, breakfast is $1.35; lunch for elementary is $2.85; and lunch for secondary is $2.95.
Reduced price breakfast is $.30; and reduced price lunch is $.40. We will continue with our charge policy.
Child Nutrition Protocols:
Parents will have the opportunity to pick up their child’s meals two days weekly for a total of ten meals (five breakfasts and five lunches). Menu may differ than what is being served in schools. Parents may come between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Curtis Elementary and from 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Ninth Grade Center.
This service is provided to WISD students enrolled in the Virtual Learning Academy online program ONLY. Parents will stay in their vehicle and drive up to the front entrance of Curtis Elementary to receive meals. A cafeteria staff will then hand out meals to parents. Students do not have to be present, however proper I.D. is required.
The cafeteria staff will provide sacks of food and milk that meet the requirements set by USDA. If your child has food restrictions or allergies, please make sure to provide this information to your school nurse as well as the Child Nutrition Department. We will make the necessary accommodations while still staying compliant with USDA guidelines.
Applications for the Free and Reduced lunch program are available online at www.schoollunchapp.com, or at any campus. Applications from the previous school year will expire on October 1, 2020. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Child Nutrition office at (817) 598-2991.
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