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Food & Nutrition

Food Department

Welcome to the UCPS Food Service Department.  It is our privilege to serve the nutritional needs of Union County Public Schools students.  On a daily basis we are responsible for ensuring the nutritious and tasty preparation of breakfast and lunch for the students and staff of UCPS.  We take pride in providing high quality meals to meet the needs of our UCPS family.
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Name  Position Phone  
Shane Bosaw Food Services Coordinator 270-389-1694 Administration
Darla Wolfe Administrative Assistant 270-389-1694 Food Service
Paula Bealmear MES Manager 270-389-2611 MES
Becky Williams UES Manager 270-822-4462 UES
Bobbi McClary 
SES Manager 270-333-4088 SES
Karen Godbehere UCMS Manager 270-389-0224 UCMS
Crissy Omer UCHS Manager 270-389-1454 UCHS
 

 

Union County Food Service Update   8/11/16

A-la-carte prices have been adjusted for the 2016-17 school year to reflect price changes from our suppliers and to encourage students to eat more fruits and vegetables. Note: The *full meal price for high school students has not changed and will remain $1.25 for Breakfast and $2.50 for lunch. Purchasing a *full meal will provide cost savings for students and provide more food as compared to a-la-carte pricing.  
 

Beginning the first day of school, Thursday August 11th, the price for a-la-carte entrée items (pizza, sandwiches, casserole, etc.) will be $2.25 when purchased individually. French fries will be $1.50 and the price for milk, fruits and vegetables will be $0.50 when purchased individually. Snacks, such as whole grain crackers and chips will remain the same price as last year. As an added benefit, students who purchase a *full meal, may add an entrée item at a reduced price of only $1.75.

All elementary and middle school students will still receive free breakfast and lunch each day, which includes five items. Students may purchase extra a-la-carte items of their choice.  UCHS does not qualify for the CEP program (free breakfast and lunch) therefore students will still need to pay for lunches, however, there are free and reduced options for students who qualify. Please complete a meal application and turn in to the cafeteria manager.

* A full meal consists of 3-5 meal items. Student must take a minimum of one (fruit or vegetable) and two additional items. A minimum of five items are offered daily, including: meat or meat alternative, grain, fruit, vegetable, and milk. Students may select all five items offered.
 
 
National Healthy Schools Award Winner  
 
 
 
 
 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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: intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The Union County School’s Food Services Department will hold a public forum on Monday January 23rd at 5:30pm at the Early C. Clements Job Corp. Center prior to the Board of Education meeting. The purpose of the forum will be to review the results of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation Wellness Assessment and discuss plans to improve the school nutrition program.