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.
Welcome to the RMS Panther Café Website!
It is going to be another GREAT PANTHER YEAR!
Food and Nutrition Manager: Astrid Diaz
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
Helpful Information and Links:
1. How much do meals cost this year?
2018-2019 Meal Prices:
High School Grill Meal
$3.10 (HS Grill $4.25)
$3.75 (HS Grill $4.75)
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 applications must be completed each year prior to Sept. 13th. 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 for the 2018-19 school year 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.
(Contact person: Joe Sanders, Program Specialist, at email@example.com or 770-887-2461 Ext. 202427).
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
"The Forsyth County School Nutrition Program is committed to providing our customers quality food with exceptional service. "
“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_filing_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 (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”