Gluten Free Lunch Menu
DISTANCE LEARNERS FREE MEALS PROCEDURES (USDA Free Meals for Kids waiver)
Is there any cost for this food?
There is NO COST for this food service at this time
What is the procedure to pick up Distance Learners meals?
PREORDER by Thursday at 1 p.m. for one school week’s Breakfast and Lunches. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the student(s) name, # of students, and grade.
Where and when do I pick up school meals I have preordered for the week?
NK High School 150 Fairway Drive (near the athletic field) Fridays 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Who is eligible to receive this food? Does my child need to be an NK student?
Yes- NK school meals are available to ALL NK STUDENTS, 18 years or younger
Are there alternative options for children with food allergies?
NKSD meals do not contain peanuts, tree nuts, or crustacean shellfish. If your child is allergic to milk, egg, soy, or wheat NKSD will make every effort to accommodate alternative options. Please email for more information email@example.com
Does my Distance Learner have to be present when I pick up the food?
No-If a child is unable to be present picking up the meals – a parent, guardian, should be prepared to show proof of the child’s identity. Forms of ID could incl. a school ID card or student ID #, or schedule.
Do I have a choice of food?
No. With the exception of food allergies, there will be one menu for the school meals each week.
Could we request a vegetarian box?
While we do not have the capacity to offer different meal options, there are always some vegetarian-friendly items available in the meals--including fresh fruit and vegetables. When children return to school and there is regular service in the school cafeteria, vegetarian offerings will resume.
How is this school meal program operated and funded?
At this time, NKSD is able to offer free school meals to all children, 18 and under, through the short-term Free Meals for Kids waiver issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This waiver allows NKSD to temporarily serve meals through the Summer Feeding Program, which was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals until 12/31/2020. The USDA administers this program and provides reimbursement to NKSD for the meals that we serve. Under this short-term waiver, all families are welcome to participate in this program.
What happens when the USDA’s Free Meals for Kids waiver expires?
NKSD will continue to serve food to NK students throughout this school year and we will keep the community informed of any changes that take place when this waiver expires.
What other food resources are available?
Contact the NK Food Pantry at 401-885-3663 or firstname.lastname@example.org