Paw Paw Public Schools

Achieving Excellence

 

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the cost of the student meal?

Elementary Lunch:  $2.35

Middle School Lunch:  $2.60

High School Lunch:  $2.85

Breakfast (Elementary):  $1.30 (Middle School) $1.50 (High School) $1.70
 
Adults $3.65  Lunch &  Adults Breakfast  $2.10
 
Milk $.60


How does a student pay for his/her meal? http://www.sendmoneytoschool.com

Parents are encouraged to put money into their child's account by sending a check made out to "Paw Paw Public Schools Food Service".  Students can also purchase meals with cash.


What happens if a student forgets his/her meal money?

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: (Grades K-5)

As a courtesy, three (3) complete meals will be provided to your child.  You will be asked to send payment the next school day to the cafeteria.  If payment is not received, your child will get two (2) complete meals of Cheese sandwich, fruit and milk.  You will be asked to send payment the next school day to the cafeteria.  Your child's school administration is made aware of those charges too.  The fifth (5th) day students will make a call home or to the parents work to make arrangements for a lunch or money to be brought in at that time.


SECONDARY SCHOOLS (Grades 6-8)

As a courtesy, two completes meal will be provided to your child.  Your child will be asked to send payment the next school day to the cafeteria.  Your child's school administration is made aware of those charges too.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS (Grades 9-12)

Charging is not available.



Is milk the only beverage allowed with the meal?

In accordance to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) nutritional guidelines, milk is no longer a MANDATORY item for lunch in any grade, children have the choice to have it or not. 

Where do Free and Reduced Family Applications get returned to?
 
You may mail your Free and Reduced Family Application to the following addresses to ensure complete privacy.
 
119 Johnson St., Paw Paw, MI 49079  ATTN:  Korrie Perkins, Food Service Director
 
-OR-
 
30609 Red Arrow Hwy., Paw Paw, MI 49079  ATTN:  Korrie Perkins, Food Service Director
 

 
What are some of the nutritious foods you serve at all schools in the district?
 
Under Meat/Meat Alternate we serve:
 
Hard-boiled eggs
Sausage links
Ham slice
Turkey sausage
String cheese
Yogurt
Ham
Turkey
Hamburger
Grilled Chicken
 
 
Under Grains/Breads we serve:
ALL GRAINS ARE WHOLE GRAIN 
 
Dry whole grain cereal
Hot cereal
Biscuits
Muffins
Bagels
Waffles
French toast
Pancakes
French toast sticks
Granola
Graham crackers
Whole Grain Pretzels
Pretzel Rolls
Whole Grain Chips 
All Breading on Chicken Sandwiches and Nuggets are Whole Grain  
 
Under Fruit/Vegetables we serve:
 
Green or Red apple wedges                 Broccoli
Banana                                              Corn
Green or Red grapes                           Sweet potatoes
Orange wedges                                  Tomatoes 
Applesauce (Cinnamon & regular)         Peas
Peaches                                             Green beans
Pineapple                                          Celery
Pears                                                Carrots
Melon                                                Romaine lettuce & spinach mixed
Raisins                                              Salad mix
Strawberries                                      Refried Beans/Garbanzo Beans
Watermelon                                      
100% fruit juice (Apple, Orange, Grape)   
                                                         
 
Some mixed dishes we serve:
 
Toasted cheese sandwich
Cheese and egg omelet
Peanut butter & jelly (strawberry or grape)
Breakfast pizza
Breakfast burrito
Egg cheese & muffin or bagel sandwich
Veggie stromboli
Pepperoni stromboli
American meatloaf
Tomato basil pasta
Chicken Alfredo
Lasagna 
 
 
Last Modified on August 25, 2015
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