BELFAST — RSU #71 is pleased to announce its ability to offer a free meal program, including breakfast and lunch, to all children 18 years and younger beginning now through December 30.
Meals are available at all schools in RSU #71 Monday through Friday and for pick up for remote learners. Meals will be provided seven days a week throughout the year upon order.
Here is what you need to know:
All students 18 years and under qualify for the free meal program.
Children 18 years and younger that are attending in-person or remote school are eligible for the free meal program.
Families must continue to complete the F&R Lunch Application.
What you need to do:
In-school students may access this program while at school.
Families with children that do not attend school in person must call at least one day in advance to order breakfast and/or lunch.
Remote students must call at least one day in advance to order breakfast and/or lunch.
When calling to order meals, orders must be placed between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. the day before the request.
When ordering meals, the caller must identify the student’s name, day and time they will pick up meal(s). Families may order up to three days of meals at a time.
Meal pick up times:
Elementary: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. to pick up Grab and Go breakfast and/or lunch
MS/HS: 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. to pick up Grab and Go breakfast and/or lunch
Students, parents or guardians are the only ones that can pick up meals. (Neighbors are not able to pick up food for other families.)
School Numbers for ordering:
Ames School (Searsmont) 342-5100
CASS (Belfast) 338-3510
East Belfast 338-4420
Nickerson (Swanville) 338-1858
Weymouth (Morrill) 342-5300
Any questions please contact the Director of Food Service: Perley Martin 338-3320 ex- 307