Our Lunch Program: FGCS contracts with Fresh 'n Local Foods (FNL), a Salem-based company, for school lunches that meet or exceed National School Lunch Program nutritional standards. Meals include fresh fruits and vegetables (organic and locally sourced whenever possible). Entrees are freshly prepared, with no artificial colors, artificial flavors or high-fructose corn syrup. Low-fat and non-fat cow's milk is offered with all lunches. Contact: For any questions related to school lunch, please contact Karen Torry at email@example.com or 503-359-4600.
Ordering School Lunch
FGCS requires all parents to order school lunch for their students each month, whether they want school lunch every day or only some days. Orders do not carry over month to month. Starting in August each school year, online order forms and the monthly menu are sent out to parent email addresses around the 10th of each month for the following month. Orders must be received by the due date/time listed on the form. Late orders cannot be honored.
September Menu (updated) - Orders Due by 3 p.m. Fri., Aug. 19 NOTE: Alternate meal choices listed on the menu and order form are available only to students whose parents have submitted a Medical Statement to Request Special Meals or a Meal Preference Request Form (see Special Dietary Needs below)
Special Dietary Needs - Updated 8-10-22
Alternate meals are available for students with special dietary needs documented by a physician's note or parent request form. Please fill out the relevant form below and send it to Karen Torry at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off in the school office.
Lunch costs $3/day. Parents may pay for meals with check, credit/debit or cash (exact change only) in the school office or they may use MealTime, a website that allows parents to load money into a student account to pay for lunches (user fee and minimum deposit apply). See below for details about how to apply for free or reduced-price lunch benefits.
2022-23 Free & Reduced-Price School Lunch Benefits
The federal waiver program that provided school meals at no cost to all students has expired. For the 22-23 school year, school lunch at FGCS will be free for students whose households qualify. Lunch cost $3/day for students who did not qualify for lunch benefits. Click here to apply online for free or reduced-price lunch benefits. If you are not able to access the online oder form, please contact Karen Torry in the school office at 503-359-4600 or email@example.com to arrange to use a school computer.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or