Cafeteria Information

  • Walter C. Young Cafeteria offers a variety and well-balanced nutritious meals at a low cost. School lunches provide an assortment of foods including daily meal salads and fresh fruit. School meals are healthy, meeting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. By choosing lunch at school, students learn to make healthy choices, reinforcing nutrition education taught in the classroom. 

    No Checks Accepted for Meal Services After April 30, 2019 Notification

     In order to ensure that all checks received for payment of student meals have adequate time to be processed by the bank prior to the end of the 2018/ 19 school year, checks will no longer be accepted as payment for meal services after April 30, 2019.

     Effective May 1, 2019, Food and Nutrition Services cannot accept checks as payment for student meals for the remainder of this school year.

     This does not affect on-line payment access at myschoolbucks.com.

     If you have any questions please contact Food and Nutrition Services Accounting Department, at (754) 321-0244.

    Sanitation Certificate

    Students can purchase a hot meal, a salad or a box lunch prepackaged salad....yogurt lunch....hardboiled egg lunch.  Students must arrive by 8:30 in order to eat breakfast at school.  Your child will be given a PIN number that must be entered each time he/she buys lunch or breakfast.  Parents can pay in advance for their child’s meal before first period.  Checks should be made payable to WCY Middle School.  Please place your child’s name and pin number on the check.  If your child forgets to bring his/her lunch, they may charge one meal on his/her account.  A cheese sandwich will be provided if a student has not cleared his/her account.

    Free and Reduced Price Meal

    TERMINATION OF PRIOR YEAR MEAL BENEFITS 

    According to the guidelines of the United States Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, parents who would like to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits for their children, are required to submit a 2017/18 Multi-Child Application for Meal Benefits.  The application should be completed online at www.myschoolapps.com.  The completed online meal application is submitted to Food and Nutrition Services for processing; and completed within ten working days.

    Meal benefits carried over from the 2016/17 school year will be terminated for those students who do not have an approved 2017/18 meal application on file at Food and Nutrition Services.  Termination of meal benefits for students without an approved application will occur on the following dates:

    • YEAR-ROUND SCHOOLS – SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    • ALL NINE (9) MONTH SCHOOLS – OCTOBER 4, 2017

    Attached are notes in four (4) languages which explain to qualify for free or reduced-price meal benefits for the 2017/18 school year; parents must submit a Multi-Child Application for Meal Benefits for their children.  The notes have been formatted based on the date applicable for your school’s calendar; year-round or 180 day regular (9 month school).  Please use the school’s operational calendar.
     
    If you have any questions, please contact Food and Nutrition Services Program Coordinator, Meal Benefits, Kristina Ramirez at 754-321-0203

    Based on eligibility, reduced and free lunches are available.  One application per family is needed.  You do not have to be a citizen or resident for your child to receive benefits.  All information remains secure and confidential.

    Online Meal Payments

    Our new online payment website is MySchoolBucks.com. New features and benefits of MySchoolBucks.com include: a dedicated toll free support line; free mobile application; eChecks and a reduced transaction fee of $1.95.

    Cafeteria Supervision

    Administrators and support staff are present in the cafeteria during lunchtime.  They monitor behavior and seat the students.  Students must stay seated while in the cafeteria.

    Cafeteria Restrictions

    Due to School Board Policy, no food from outside vendors (such as McDonald’s) is permitted.  Students are not permitted to bring glass bottles.  Students who bring lunch from home need to remember to bring their own silverware, napkins, etc.  Food cannot be heated.  If you bring food for your child from an outside vendor, your child will need to eat in the front office.