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    summer meals

    The School Nutrition Summer Meals Program will operate from June 19th through August 16th

     

    Are you a community organization looking to provide Free Breakfast & Lunch to school age children, 18 years and under? 

    We can operate at City Parks, Recreation Centers, Churches and other locations around Cabarrus County. 

    If you are a community group that is interested in being a 2019 Summer Meals Service Site, please contact:

    Carrie Bostic - 704-260-5561 - Carrie.Bostic@Cabarrus.K12.NC.US

    Gayle Buddenbaum - 704-260-5558 - Gayle.Buddenbaum@Cabarrus.K12.NC.US

    Roland Cabading - 704-260-5562 - Roland.Cabading@Cabarrus.K12.NC.US

    Click Here to submit your online application.

     

     

Did you know.......

    • We are a self-supporting entity of Cabarrus County Schools.  We participate in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.  We also participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant, offer universal breakfast at select sites, and provide After School Snacks to sites who qualify.  In addition, we have 7 schools qualifying for the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) for the 2018-19 school year. 
    • There are 37 food service operations, including the Opportunity School, PLC and two Early Colleges.
      • 20 Elementary Schools
      • 8 Middle Schools
      • 7 High Schools
    • In 2016-2017, we served 2,770,738 lunches; 1,078,063 breakfasts and 59,352 after school snacks to our students.
    • We employ nearly 300 food service professionals.
    • As a district, SNP has an average overall health inspection of 99.2.
    • All of SNP employees take required sanitation training.  All Cafeteria Managers and at least 1 additional School Nutrition employee are required to become ServSafe certified.  We currently have 138 employees who are ServSafe Certified.

CEP Provision Announcement

  • School Nutrition is pleased to announce the implantation of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) at the following Cabarrus County Schools for the 2018-2019 school year:

     Beverly Hills Elementary

    • Royal Oaks Elementary
    • Winecoff Elementary
    • Opportunity School
    • W.M. Irvin Elementary
    • Wolf Meadow Elementary
    • Concord Middle School

     

    What is CEP?

    In a CEP School, ALL enrolled students receive a nutritious Breakfast & Lunch at no cost, regardless of family income.

     

    What if my student transfers to a school that is not CEP?

    If your student receives a meal or transfers to a school that is not a part of the CEP program, you will be responsible for the cost of your child's meal.  You may aply for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits at that time if you feel your family qualifies.  The cost of breakfast is $1.25 for elementary and $1.40 for secondary.  Lunch is $2.65 for elementary and $2.75 for secondary.

     

    What about siblings?

    If you have children who are enrolled in a non-CEP school, you will be responsible for the cost of meals provided to the child at that non-CEP school.  However, if you feel your family may qualify for Free or Reduced meal benefits, you are encouraged to complete a Free & Reduced Meal Application on-line at lunchapplication.com, or see the school Cafeteria Manager for a paper application to apply.

     

    What if my child wants extras?

    CEP covers the cost of a breakfast and lunch meal each day.  For an additional entree or snack, you will be responsible to cover the cost of those items.

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