Question: What is the best way to pay for
school lunches? Answer:
There are three possible methods for school lunch:
as you go-
Your child brings in an envelope with a payment on the morning of his/her
ahead-Your child brings in an
envelope with the total payment enclosed and the dates listed in which he/she
would like to order lunch for the week or the month. (Remember to keep a copy
Pay Ahead- Your child brings in a lump payment
(preferably a multiple of $3.35) and orders on the morning of his/her desired
lunch. Each time he/she orders, one lunch will be taken from the credit. K/1
students using this method should bring a note to school on the day they would
like to place an order; older students may verbally place their order with
Question: What if I do not
have exact change?
Send in the amount that you do have and we will send your envelope back home
with your child containing your change. You may also write a check payable to
the Jackson Grammar School.
Q: What if my child forgets
his/she lunch but does not have any money?
We will gladly order a lunch. We will send an email reminder so you can send in
the payment at your earliest convenience.
Q: What if my child pre-orders,
but is absent that day?
We will put it towards a credit for another day.
Q: What if my child
pre-orders, but is tardy on that day?
If your child would still like to receive lunch, you must call the school
before 9am to ensure that an order will be placed; otherwise we will send a
slip home for a refund or a credit.
Q: What comes with the
The lunch comes with the main dish (indicated on the lunch calendar), a serving
of vegetables, a serving of fruit and milk. Snack for that day is NOT included.
Q: Is my child required to
take everything offered?
JGS is designated as a ‘Serve’ School. Students are required to take all items
being served. It is a good way to try new foods. If your student does not like
what is being offered that day they can order a PB&J with their classroom
teacher in the morning.
you & do not hesitate to contact me with questions, Lisa White, JGS Food