School Food Service Frequently Asked Questions and Answers*What constitutes a school lunch and what is my child required to take to make a complete school lunch?Forsyth County School District follows the Offer Vs. Serve food pattern.This school lunch pattern requires School FoodService Departments to offer the following menu options. Offer vs. Serve requiresthe student to take at least three (3) of the five (5) menu options. In addition everystudent must take at least one (1) fruit or vegetable to make their meal complete.1 Serving of meat or meat alternative2 Servings of fruit and/or vegetables1 Serving of bread or bread alternative1 Serving of milk*How will I know when my child needs more money in their account?Cashiers remind students when their account balance gets low. Students arethen reminded on a daily basis until their account is replenished. Also by settingup an account at mypaymentsplus account, you can viewand print your student account information. Mypaymentsplus will allow you to set up emailreminders to remind you when your student’s account is getting low.
*How many snacks are students allowed to purchase?We do not limit the amount of snacks a student may buy. If a parent requests in writing, weare able to put an alert on the account which states NO SNACKS.
*How does a parent apply for free/reduced meals?Parents can submit an application online at https://frapps.horizonsolana.com/welcome. This freeservice enables families to receive program benefits faster. Your application iselectronically submitted directly to the Food Service Department once you completeit and hit submit. Please make sure you check for any errors before submitting andonce you hit the submit button make sure it is not rejected. If you are unable to applyonline you must contact the Food Service Department for further instructionson how to apply.*Will any other student know if my child is on the Free and Reduced Meal Program?No, each child uses their individual student ID number at the point of sale. Federallaw prohibits overtly identifying a student by his/her meal eligibility.
*What are the prices for breakfast, lunch and individual food items?Please see the current price list under the breakfast and lunch prices tab.
*Where can we find nutritional information for the breakfast and lunches?
Nutritional information on specific items can be obtained from the Food
Service Office or the Food Service webpage. Please note nutritional
information is updated yearly and the current year’s info may not be updated
until October of that school year.
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