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  • Lunch menu for June 29 & 30

    Menu June 29 and 30

    Looking for Summer Food Service Programs after June 30? Use these resources from the Minnesota Department of Education: 

    • Download the Summer Eats Minnesota app to your phone or device.
    • Call the 2-1-1 Hotline or from cell phones – Twin Cities Metro Area: 651-291-0211, Greater Minnesota: 800-543-7709, TTY: 651-291-8440.
    • Call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-Hungry or 1-877-8-HAMBRE, available from Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Central Time.
    • Text "Summer Meals" to 97779. Spanish speakers, text "Verano" to 97779
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  • June 4

    Please see below for information regarding Food Service accounts. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via email or phone (320.656.3725).

    If you have:

    • other kids in the District, your account rolls over to next year.
    • a graduating senior with no other students in the district with more than $10 remaining in your account, you will be getting a check in the mail sometime at the end of June/early July.
    • a graduating senior with less than $10 in the account, you have been contacted by Food Service staff regarding options.

    We will continue to serve meals Monday-Friday from 11a-12:30p at SMS through June 30.  Menus are posted on our Food Service News page.

    Thank you—

    Jayme Steinbach, RDN, SNS
    Director of Food Service
    Sartell-St. Stephen ISD 748 
    Phone: 320-656-3725 

Summer Food Service Programs

  • May 28

    Looking for Summer Food Service Programs? Use these resources from the Minnesota Department of Education: 

    • Download the Summer Eats Minnesota app to your phone or device.
    • Call the 2-1-1 Hotline or from cell phones – Twin Cities Metro Area: 651-291-0211, Greater Minnesota: 800-543-7709, TTY: 651-291-8440.
    • Call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-Hungry or 1-877-8-HAMBRE, available from Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Central Time.
    • Text "Summer Meals" to 97779. Spanish speakers, text "Verano" to 97779
  • April 8

    ISD 748 families,

    During these uncertain times, we understand your family circumstances and finances may change. All families who have experienced employment changes are encouraged to apply for Food Service Meal Benefits.

    These meal benefits are available for any family to fill out either electronically in Skyward or by mail. Please find application instructions on our ISD 748 Food Service page.

    Families that qualify for meal benefits now may carry those benefits over into the fall for the first 30 days of school year 2020-2021. Meal benefits for next school year must be reapplied for annually beginning in July 2020.

    Questions? Please contact Sue Fibranz via email or phone: 320-656-3781.

     

    April 6

    Please note: students do not have school Friday, April 10, so there will be no pick up for breakfast/lunch meals that day. Pick up for meals will resume Monday, April 13 from 11a-12:30p behind Sartell Middle School (Door 20).

     

    Week of March 30-April 3

    Meal pick up at SMS (back parking lot) for all families

    • Breakfast & lunch pick up service will continue for ALL families at no cost from 11:00am to 12:30pm Monday thru Friday
    • Please strive to have at least one student in the vehicle with you as able, unless health or operational limitation entails (per USDA)
    • Please notify Food Service Director Jayme Steinbach via email if you intend to do meal pickups for a student with a special diet

    Meal delivery service

    • Meals will be delivered to those families who have communicated a need and qualify; they will receive direct communication regarding delivery times.

    Students of Emergency Responders in childcare at PME

    • Welcome to receive a daily bagged lunch meal at no cost. Please notify Kidstop upon drop off if your student will need lunch.

     

    March 18

    ISD 748 students: At Sartell Middle School (Door 20, behind the building), lunches will be provided over Spring Break (March 23-27) from 11a-12:30p thanks to the generosity of
    • House of Pizza
    • Pacific Wok
    • Bernick’s Beverage
    • Performance Food Service
    • Mahowald Insurance
    • Laraway Financial
    • Sartell Pediatrics
    Sartell-St. Stephen Community Education staff will help distribute meals and direct traffic.  Spring Break lunches  are available:
    • In a drive-thru line at Door 20 behind Sartell Middle School (families should remain in their vehicle).
    • At no cost to all families, regardless of financial circumstances.
    • For pickup from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Daily meal service from ISD 748 Food Service staff will resume in the same format beginning Monday, March 30. If your family has special circumstances that require meal transportation and delivery, please complete the Skyward survey sent to all families Wednesday, March 18.

     

    March 16, 2020

    COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus: Food Service Access for ISD 748 Students
    From Tuesday, March 17 to Friday, March 20, ISD 748 Food Service will be providing cold bagged breakfast and lunch meals to any students needing this service during school closure.

    These meals may be picked up daily in a drive-thru line at Sartell Middle School (Door 20, located behind the school) and are available to all ISD 748 families, regardless of financial circumstance.

    Meals will be available for pickup from 11:00am to 1:00pm Tuesday, March 17 to Friday, March 20. Break.

    Meals will be picked up in a drive-thru style line in the parking lot behind the middle school. Follow signage and staff instruction for further guidance. Please remain in your car as staff will come out to your car to serve you. Both a breakfast and lunch meal will be distributed to each K-12 ISD 748 student at that time. 

    Please direct any questions to Jayme Steinbach, Food Service Director.

    Many of our local restaurants are also offering free food for your children. Please view this link from WJON to learn more.

Meal Benefit Applications - Available Now!

  • Families who previously qualified for benefits have been mailed paper applications. Applications and more information are available on our Free & Reduced Eligibility page.

     

Community Garden Food Service

  • New for 2019: The Sartell Community Garden and ISD 748 Food Service have partnered so extra produce can be donated to the schools. In the first two weeks of the partnership, over 160 pounds of vegetables were donated.

    • Food Service Director Jayme Steinbach and community garden liaison Dennis Molitor spoke with WJON about the unique partnership between the school district and the community garden.  Read the article, Extra produce from community garden going to Sartell students.
    • Resource Training & Solutions wrote about the partnership between Food Service and the Community Garden. Read more in their article, Fresh. Local. Yummy! (pages 3-5 of the printed edition or 4-6 online). 

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    Community garden

     

Location Change - May 11

  • Location Change!

    Beginning May 11, meal pick up will be in FRONT of Sartell Middle School, due to construction in the regular location. 

    May 11 location change

     

     

New for 2019-2020

Food Service announcement

Nourishing students

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Last Modified on June 23, 2020