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Welcome to HISD School & Child Nutrition Services

Dear Parent or Guardian:

In an effort to keep you informed, the Child Nutrition Department is sending you this correspondence to update you on the new School Meal Program for next year.

Meyer Elementary and Woolls Intermediate will be piloting a new School Meal Program for school year 2014-2015. Students attending either Meyer or Woolls will receive one Free Breakfast and one Free Lunch daily, and will not be required to have an application to receive meals free of charge. However, all other campuses will be required to fill out an application to participate in the Free/Reduced meal program.

 All students registering for school to attend a secondary campus will be provided with an application for Free/Reduced priced meals annually at the beginning of the school year. Only 1 application per household is necessary. Households wishing to receive Free or Reduced meals will need to fill out the application unless the household has received a pre-qualification letter from the district. All children living in the household, and registered with the district, must be included on one application. The completed application will be reviewed and the parent will be notified within ten days of receipt of the application. Pre-qualified families will receive notification before school starts in August. New students entering the district will be given an application when they register.

 On August 14, 2014, HISD Child Nutrition Services will hold a Forms Night from 6-8 p.m. at Woolls Intermediate School Cafeteria. At this time, you can fill out and turn in your family application for the Federal School Meals Program, Account Restriction Forms, Special Dietary Needs Form (Exhibit B), and deposit funds into your student’s accounts. All forms will be available on Forms Night or you can download it from the district website beginning in July. Please contact Barbie Dickinson, Child Nutrition Director, for more information at (830) 426-7600 or via email at bdickinson@hondoisd.net.

2014-2015 Meal Prices

Breakfast for all grade levels – UNIVERSAL FREE (ONE DAILY), 2nd meal - $2.20

$2.20 for HISD Faculty/Staff

$2.70 for All Visitors

Lunch for Pre-K thru 5th Grade – UNIVERSAL FREE (ONE DAILY), 2nd meal - $2.45

Lunch for 6th thru 12th Grade – Regular Price: $2.45   Reduced Price: $.40

$3.45 for HISD Faculty/Staff

$3.95 for All Visitors

 Parents are encouraged to visit the cafeteria and eat lunch with their child. Meals are available for parents to purchase. The visitor meal consists of the same items offered to the students. The cafeteria is also a place for parents to bring lunch and share with their own child. A parent can only bring food and/or beverages for consumption by their child. A parent cannot provide any food item to another child, even with parental permission. We highly encourage that beverages sent with lunches should include a choice of milk, 100% juice, or water.

 If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

 Sincerely,

 Barbie Dickinson

Child Nutrition Director

Hondo ISD

PO Box 308

Hondo, Texas 78861

830-426-7600                                                                     

 

Mission Statement

The Mission of the HISD Child Nutrition Services is to provide all school children access to healthy, well-balanced meals to increase their ability to learn in the classroom, grow up healthy and to reach their fullest potential.

 

Our goal is to provide quality food on the serving line all the time, so from the first student we serve to the last, all have a positive school meal experience.

 

If you have questions on the school meal program or would like learn how your family/students can eat the school meal way for good health, please contact Barbie Dickinson, Food and Child Nutrition Director at bdickinson@hondoisd.net or 830-426-7600.

  

Every Student - Every Day - Twice A Day = Owlstanding Students!

Vision Statement

Working together for student academic success by promoting the 3 E's.

♥  Education ♥ Eating Right ♥ Exercise ♥

                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

 


Disclaimer

ENGLISH:

The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

 

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  

 

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

Program (SNAP) issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP

Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which is also in Spanish or call the State

Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of hotline numbers

by State); found online at

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/contact_info/hotlines.htm

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

SPANISH:

El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (por sus siglas en inglés “USDA”) prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes, empleados y solicitantes de empleo por raza, color, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, sexo, identidad de género, religión, represalias y, según corresponda, convicciones políticas, estado civil, estado familiar o paternal, orientación sexual, o si los ingresos de una persona provienen en su totalidad o en parte de un programa de asistencia pública, o información genética protegida de empleo o de cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por el Departamento. (No todos los criterios prohibidos se aplicarán a todos los programas y/o actividades laborales).

 

Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al (866) 632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication,
1400 Independence
Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al (202) 690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Las personas sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o con discapacidad del habla pueden contactar al USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio federal de transmisión) al (800) 877-8339 o (800) 845-6136 (en español).

 

Para obtener más información acerca de cuestiones del programa SNAP, las

personas deben contactar al número de línea directa del USDA SNAP al (800)

221-5689, que también está en español, o llamar a State Information/Hotline

Numbers (dé clic en el enlace para obtener un listado de números de línea

directa por estado); lo puede encontrar en internet en

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/contact_info/hotlines.htm.

 

 

El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.