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Healthy @ School- Return to School Roadmap Fall 2020

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5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003 Phone: 270-538-4000

Food Service

Crystal Jackson-Administrative Secretary

Marcia Gleeson - Staff Support Secretary

School Cafeteria Managers
     Concord Elementary - Ladonna Sheeerer
     Heath Elementary - Rexanne Frazier
     Hendron-Lone Oak Elementary - Vickie Clark
     Lone Oak Elementary - Tracy English
     Reidland Elementary - Nancy Jo Matlock 
     Lone Oak Intermediate - Lisa Perry
     Heath Middle - Patty Thompson
     Lone Oak Middle - Missy Reed
     Reidland Intermediate/Midde- Yvette Lee
     McCracken County High School - Sally Willett
The McCracken County School Food Service offers ten local cafeterias within a twelve school district.  Each cafeteria is dedicated to serving the students a nutritionally appetizing breakfast and lunch meal at the lowest price possible. You may prepay your child's meals in all twelve schools. We use a debit system to track your child's account.


 MySchoolBucks.jpgFamilies may use MySchoolBucks to deposit funds into student meal accounts. MySchoolBucks enables families to deposit funds, monitor student account balances online, receive low balance email reminders and view cafeteria purchases. Please see MySchoolBucks instructions in the Related Links below.   

 Remember to check your child’s meal account. SchoolMessenger will send reminders out to accounts that may owe $10.00 or more.

Free and Reduced Applications:

You must complete a new Free and Reduced Application yearly for your child to qualify for breakfast and lunch meals.  This must be completed by using the link at the top of the page. If your children receives free or reduced price school meals, they may also be able to get free or low-cost health insurance through Medicaid or the State Children's Health Insurance Program (KCHIP). 
MCPS Food Service Facts:

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Encourage your child to try our breakfast meal choices.

McCracken County Food Service serves over 7,500 meals a day.  There are 73 employees and substitutes that work within 11 cafeterias.  We also serve meals to  two sites at the Central Office location and the Middle College daily.

Milk will be offered as 1% unflavored and Skim flavored.  By reducing the fat content of our milk products we will provide our students a healthier way of life.

As a proactive approach to healthy choices, our Pre-school and Kindergarten students are offered a choice of 1% or Skim unflavored milk.

This year our A la Carte line will offer Ice Cream Products which are Low Fat or Fat Free with reduced carbohydrates or no sugar added.

State Child Nutrition regulations prohibits the service of carbonated beverages in our cafeterias.

Hydroponic vegetables such as lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers are offered in our cafeterias.

Last year, all high school cafeterias removed hamburgers, cheeseburgers and french fries from the menu on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Soup/salad combinations were offered as a healthy choice meal option. Boxed salads are also offered daily.

McCracken County Food Service is a self-sustaining program with State and Federal funding for student meals served daily.

In accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals that are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.