School Lunch Program
Lunch menus are sent home with students each month in the family packet.
Saint Benedict the Moor School implements the Diocese of Pittsburgh Wellness Policy.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and civil rights regulations and policies, Saint Benedict the Moor School admits students of any race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in the administration of our educational policies, admission policies, athletic or other school administered programs.
Cafeteria Info From Our School Handbook:
Lunch Program: Hot lunch and other options are provided daily at no cost to students. Through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) the school is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) which provides free lunch and breakfast to ALL students. Water is always available to students in the cafeteria at no charge.
The cafeteria staff, hired by Nutrition Inc. and trained in the NSLP protocols, will help to maintain discipline in the cafeteria, while providing helping hands to the children.
The students are encouraged to use good manners and abide by the following cafeteria rules, including but not limited to:
Remain seated unless disposing of garbage, etc.
Refrain from abusing or throwing food; your own or that of others.
Always walk while in the cafeteria.
Refrain from shouting or screaming; enjoy the company of those nearby.
Be courteous and respectful to all those helping during the lunch period.
Do not take food from the cafeteria.
The cafeteria is operated in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), age, or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. All cafeteria staff completes a yearly civil rights training.
Students who receive a lunch at school will have the menu in advance. Students may bring their own lunch from home if they choose to do so. No candy or gum should be included in a packed lunch, nor should they be brought to school. If these items are brought to school, they will be taken from the student. In addition, students may not bring lunches that will require cooking or heating. No lunches are to be ordered to the school for a child. Any student who forgets his/her lunch will have the opportunity to receive free lunch from the school cafeteria.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.