Schoharie Food Services Director Myra Trumbull reminds district residents that families can apply for free or reduced-price school meals at any point during the school year.
This is a long-standing rule to reflect the many changes in families’ economic circumstances that can occur. This practice applies to households with furloughed employees. To apply, families should contact their school food services/nutrition department.
School districts also have the flexibility to date the eligibility for free or reduced-price school meals as of the date of the application (rather than the later date on which they approve the application) to provide more immediate support to families.
For more information, visit the Food Services webpage.