• ATTENTION PARENTS:

     

    There will be NO CHARGING allowed for student meals starting May 1, 2024.

    Please check account balances to determine the funds needed for meals for the remainder

    of this school year. To ensure that your child can continue to enjoy school  meals or to 

    clear your student's account of any negative balances, please send a payment (cash or check) to the school cafeteria, or you may visit https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome to make a payment online. Remember to note your child's Student ID on your check

     or to include it with cash in an envelope. We accept Free and Reduced Applications each school day.

    Options for account balances:

    Money in customer accounts will automatically carry forward to the assigned school for the new academic year.

    If your child is leaving the district, or they are graduating, you may transfer the funds to another

    sibling's account, donate the funds, or request a refund. For the donation/transfer/refund

    procedure go to the link: Meal Account Transfer/Refund form

     

     

    Welcome to the RMS Panther Café Website!

    It is going to be another GREAT PANTHER YEAR!

     

     Food and Nutrition Manager: Astrid Diaz

    adiaz@forsyth.k12.ga.us

    678-455-7311 Ext.300138

     panther

     

     

     

    SPECIAL NOTICE: 

    Free and Reduced-priced meal benefit reminder – The grace period for free and reduced-price meal benefits expires on September 13th.  If your family receives these benefits and has not completed an application for this school year, your child’s meal benefits will revert to full paid on September 13th.  To avoid a disruption in meal benefits, please go to to complete an on-line application or obtain an application from your cafeteria manager, the school’s front office or from the Hill center.

     

    For inclusive information for your student's School Nutrition and Breakfast/Lunch Accounts and Menus see: Forsyth County School Food and Nutrition Services at: FC Food & Nutrition Services

     

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    Helpful Information and Links:

     1.   How much do meals cost this year?

     2023-2024 Meal Prices:

     

    Lunch

    Breakfast

     

    Paid

    Reduced

    Paid

    Reduced

    Elementary

    $3.00

    $.40

    $1.70

    $.30

    Middle

    $3.10

    $.40

    $1.80

    $.30

    High

    $3.10

    $.40

    $1.90

    $.30

    High School Grill Meal

    $3.75

    $.40

     

     

    Employee

    $3.20 (HS Grill  $4.25)

     

    $2.20

     

    Guest

    $3.85 (HS Grill  $4.75)

     

    $2.60

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Extra Milk:      $.60  

     

         
                     


    The student lunch meal offers 5 meal components (an Entree that includes a meat/meat alternate and whole grains, fruit, vegetable, and milk). The meal is sold as a unit for the meal prices indicated above and students must select at least 3 of the meal components from the many choices offered, declining no more than 2 meal components.

    The student breakfast meal offers an entree of whole grains or whole grains and protein source, 4 oz 100% juice, additional 1/2 cup serving of fruit, and milk. Based on preferences, students must select 3 of the meal components offered at breakfast.

    2.  How do I fund my child’s meal account?  There are several ways to fund a meal account:

    •     Pre-pay for meals online by using My Payments Plus:  My Payments Plus
    •     Pre-pay for their meals by student bringing cash or check made out to Riverwatch Middle School or RMS and give to the cashier.
    •     Pay for their meals daily with cash at the cashier line.
    •     Apply for Free and Reduced Priced Meals:   

    A NEW Free & Reduced meal application must be completed each year.  The Free and Reduced Priced Meal Program is available to assist families during times of financial hardship. The School Nutrition Program accepts free and reduced meal applications throughout the entire school year. Students approved for free meals may eat one breakfast and lunch meal free each day. Additional foods/beverages selected above the standard meal must be purchased with additional funds at the a la carte price. 

    The 2023-24 Free and Reduced application is now available

    Online:

    • Click here for English online application:Free/Reduced Application
    • Solicitud en linea gratuita y reducida, haga clic aqui. Free/Reduced Application
      • Despues de hacer clic en el enlace, la aplicacion ca a estar en ingles.
      • Vaya a la izquierda y, en "languages", toca espanol
      • La pagina se traduzca en espanol.

    Paper:

     

     3. Where is my student’s account balance from last year?

    If a student had a balance on their account at the end of last school year, that same balance will be available to them on the first day of school.  Parents do not need to request any “transfers” from the previous school to the new school.

     4. What happens if my student doesn't have funds to cover their lunch? 

    Please see Meal Charge policy and Courtesy Snack see:  Meal Charge & Courtesy Snack

     

    Look what's new! 

    Check out our newest feature: MealViewer app and online menus. Download the MealViewer app from the Apple App Store or from the Android Google Play Store. Customize Student Profiles to check for allergies, nutrition, and carb counts.  

    A neat new tool to keep up with the school breakfast and lunch.  

    Riverwatch Panthers MealViewer Online Menu:  MealViewer-Riverwatch

     

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:
      U.S. Department of Agriculture
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. fax:
      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:
      program.intake@usda.gov

     

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    "The Forsyth County School Nutrition Program is committed to providing our customers quality food with exceptional service. "

     Para todos los demás programas de asistencia de nutrición del FNS, agencias estatales o locales y sus subreceptores, deben publicar la siguiente Declaración de No Discriminación:

     De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles. La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339. Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form-spanish.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

     

    (1)        correo:

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

    1400 Independence Avenue, SW

    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

    (2)        fax:

    (833)256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o

    (3)        correo electrónico:

    program.intake@usda.gov

     

    Esta entidad es un proveedor que brinda igualdad de oportunidades.