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For the 2020-2021 school year, MEALS ARE FREE TO ALL STUDENTS, regardless of participation in the Free and Reduced Lunch program.

Every weekday, both a breakfast and a lunch will be provided for all students of the district.

While students are in school, lunches will be served in the cafeteria and breakfasts will be provided in a bag at the end of the day for students to take home and enjoy for breakfast the next morning. When remote instruction is occurring meals will be distributed at both Carnegie Elementary and Crafton Elementary Schools between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. 
NOTE: When schools re-open on January 25, families utilizing our Food Service Program will notice changes beginning January 27, 2021.  Participating families will receive in bulk, a week’s supply of breakfast, lunch, and additional non-perishable food items on Wednesday of each week.  Food will be available at Crafton and Carnegie Elementary Schools from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  To assist with our planning, families are asked to complete this online form every Monday by noon. 


  ELEMENTARY MENUS
  Carnegie:   JANUARY 2021 LUNCH
  Crafton:     JANUARY 2021 LUNCH
  Carnegie/Crafton Breakfast:   JANUARY 2021 BREAKFAST 
     
Hal Minford, Food Service Director     412-429-2500, ext. 1118
Jeannie CroyleFood Service Assistant     412-429-2500, ext. 1119



Track your child's School Bucks account balance, as well as their spending and eating habits during breakfast and lunch.

Click here to access the services:

CAFETERIA PURCHASES, CHARGING AND INSUFFICIENT FUNDS PROCEDURES:
Click to view procedures  


NOTE: Use the My School Bucks Account to PRE-PAY your child's cafeteria account. You must utilize the link for Online Payments.

Follow these simple steps to register for the service:

  • Click on the link above; once the MySchoolBucks site opens, click on "Sign Up Here"
  • Create your account by inserting your child's name, their six (6) digit student ID (retrieve this by calling the Food Service Department at 412-429-2500, ext. 1118
  • Enter the school's zip code: 15106
  • Click "Finish" to complete the initial registration process

Click here for more information about setting up and accessing your account.


Click to view the NUTRITIONAL VALUE & CALORIES for all foods served in the cafeteria

Aramark, Inc. plans meals for the children of the District with "today's kids" in mind. Ethnic foods, meatless dishes, and even low-fat desserts made with fresh ingredients are just a few of the ways the Food Services program attempts to prepare meals that will appeal to the changing tastes of young customers. The company is also conscious of serving foods that are nutritious, with lower fat content and moderate use of added salt. In addition, they realize the importance of ensuring that meals provide sufficient calories and meet all guidelines for nutritional standards.

The MySchoolBucks system moves students through the lunch lines more efficiently. It works as an accounting system, keeping track of meals and students accounts and will facilitate meal plan usage for free, reduced or paid students with 100% anonymity. Students will no longer need to carry lunch tickets.

Parents can deposit money into their child’s account and as a meal is purchased, the account will be debited. When the account balance runs low, the parent will be issued a letter to alert them of the need to add more money into the account. If the account holds a balance at the end of the school year, the amount will be forwarded to the next school year.

Students will use their current student ID numbers to pay for lunch using the MySchoolBucks system. When the PIN number is entered into a keypad at the lunch line, a photo of the student will appear on a screen, preventing unauthorized users.

Upon completion of the application for free or reduced lunches, eligible children will automatically be entered into the POS system and students will be able to access meals immediately.

Parents or students who wish to use cash for daily meals can still do so, but everyone is encouraged to try the new system. The advantages are many: the efficient process will enable students to move quickly through the serving line, allowing more time to eat; students with food allergies can be identified and warned when certain meals are served; and parents can access a report that will identify what their child is eating for lunch.

For further questions, contact the Food Service Director, 412-429-2500, ext. 1118 or dial directly at 412-446-1282.

Meals can be purchased daily with cash: breakfast is $1.10 and lunch costs $1.75

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