Starting September 21, 2020, Bethlehem Area School District has received approval to temporarily allow free meals to all students and children residing in Bethlehem ages 18 and under through December 31, 2020. This applies to all meals served in-school and distributed on Mondays. For more information, click here.
This program expires December 31, 2020. Paid, free and reduced eligibility will resume January 1, 2021 and access to meals will be limited to only students enrolled in BASD. Be sure to apply now for free or reduced meal benefits at www.schoolcafe.com or www.compass.state.pa.us. Only one application per household is needed, even if your students attend different BASD schools. If not approved as free/reduced, published lunch prices will be charged.
If you have questions regarding menus or nutrition, please contact our Registered Dietitian Lindsay Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-861-8135, ext 37711.
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Procedure to request a meal accommodation from the cafeteria at Bethlehem Area School District:
To request a meal accommodation including but not limited to lactose free milk, gluten free meals, alternates for food allergies etc. a signed medical statement must be provided. The medical statement must include:
- Information about the child's physical or mental impairment that is sufficient to allow the SFA to understand how it restricts the child’s diet,
- An explanation of what must be done to accommodate the child’s disability, and
- The food or foods to be omitted and recommended alternatives, in the case of a modified meal.
The medical statement must include the signature of an individual who is authorized to write medical prescriptions under State law.
Please provide a copy of the medical note to both Dining Services and your school nurse.
For questions regarding menus or meal accommodations, please contact the dining services registered dietitian, Lindsay Burke at email@example.com or 267-972-9846.