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Have a questions about food service for the new school year? Check out this Q&A

Q. Will meals be available for my student when our cohort is learning remotely?
A. Yes. Families will pick up meals for their enrolled students on the last day of in school instruction. Pickup sites will be located at Baker HS and Ray MS from 4 until 5:30 PM on those days. Parents will need the student name and PIN at the pickup site.
Q. My student is learning 100% remotely. Can we receive meals?
A. Yes. Meals will be distributed to those students on the last day of in school instruction for each cohort at the distribution sites at Baker HS and Ray MS from 4 until 5:30 PM.
Q. March through June we received meals at no charge even though we were not qualified as Free or Reduced. Will our students’ meals be free again when school starts?
A. No. The SED has not approved USDA waivers that allowed us to do that.
Q. Are meals available for all of our kids even though they are not yet school age?
A. No. USDA only allows enrolled Baldwinsville CSD students to participate in the meal programs. Building rosters and PINs will be used to track participation.
Q. Can we purchase meals for our student while he is learning remotely?
A. Yes. Prepay your student account using or sending in a good check to the cafeteria or Food Service office at 29 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville, NY 13027. Meals may be picked up at either Baker HS or Ray MS.
Q. Can we pay for meals at the distribution sites?
A. No. There will be no cash transactions at the pickup sites. Prepay using or sending in a good check.
Q. How many meals will be distributed for each student?
A. Each pickup site will supply 3 breakfast and 3 lunches for each enrolled student to cover their three remote learning days.
Q. Is it too late to fill out a Free and Reduced Meal Income Application?
A. No. Free and Reduced Applications may be filled out any time. Applications are available on the website. You can contact the Food Service office at 315-638-6063 or with questions.
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