Food Services

Click HERE for the January 2017 Lunch Menu

Click HERE for the December 2016 Lunch Menu

Click HERE for the December 2016 Lunch Menu in Spanish

The Gunnison Watershed School District’s Food Service offers healthful and tasty breakfasts and lunch at each school.  Parents are invited to visit our cafeteria and eat with us at any time. Lunches may be brought from home.

2016-17    Meal and Milk prices:
Breakfast:  $2.80 students;  $3.00 adults
Lunch:       $3.35 K-8th grade;  $3.50 9th-12th grade; $4.75 adults. 
1/2 pint Milk:   $0.50 
a la carte items as priced

Free and reduced meal applications below. Find out if your student qualifies!

Pay for meals and Manage your student's lunch account:

Each enrolled student has a lunch account number.  There are 3 payment methods:

  1. Create a free account online at www.mypaymentsplus.com with your child’s PowerSchool ID number.  You can pre-fund your child’s lunch account, track purchases, create low balance notifications for yourself, and  set up automatic payments.
  2.  Authorize the District to charge a credit card for purchases.  Click here for the authorization form, and return the completed form to your school.
  3. Pre-pay with cash or check at your school’s office.

If you do not want your child to charge purchases in the cafeteria, please contact your school’s Kitchen Manager to put a block on the account.  Contacts are listed below:

Kim Kula                                    Laura Henry                                         Trina Lull

Kitchen Manager                      Kitchen Manager                                  Kitchen Manager

CB Community School               GCS and Lake Schools                          Gunnison High School

(970) 641-7720 x6313             (970) 641-7710 x4018                          (970) 641-7770 x3638

You must tell your child not to purchase items beyond your authorization or beyond what their eligibility allows them.  Once an account is blocked, cash is the only accepted payment.  It is the guardian's responsibility to create an online account at www.mypaymentsplus.com to track the student's cafeteria purchases and add funds to the student's account.   The school district does not send home statements of balances or what has been purchased. 

The District can not carry the financial burden of delinquent lunch accounts or spend the time and energy it takes to collect.  Therefore, as a last resort, any parent who repeatedly refuses to take one of the above actions and continues to have a negative balance on their child’s lunch account will be notified and sent to collections.

Free or reduced price meals are available for those who qualify.
Kindergarten through 5th grade students who qualify for reduced meals get free breakfast and lunch. Sixth through 12th grade students who qualify for reduced meals get free breakfast.  

Free and Reduced Applications:
Click here for ENGLISH.
 
Click
here for SPANISH.  If you think you may qualify, please complete and return promptly to the school. For accepted new applications, eligibility starts the day the application was received.  Eligibility from the prior school year expires 30 days into the new school year.  Therefore, it is imperative that you complete a new application annually before the end of September. Free and reduced eligible students get one breakfast and one lunch per day.  Additional items purchased will be charged to your account.  A reimbursable  breakfast includes a serving of whole grain, fruit, and milk.  A reimbursable lunch includes a whole grain, a protein, a fruit/vegetable, and milk.  If you have questions, please speak with the school’s Kitchen Manager. 

Mountain Roots:
Eating healthy foods, staying physically active, enjoying outdoor experiences, and connecting with the earth are an important part of children's lives. Mountain Roots Food Project's Farm-to-School Program provides access to fresh, local, organic, and homemade food for youth in public and private schools, preschools, and homeschoolers. For more information regarding Mountain Roots Food Project's Farm-to-School program, click the following link:
Mountain Roots Food Project

USDA Nondiscrimination 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 filine_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 (566) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:  mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax at (202) 690-7442, or by email at program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

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