Lancer Eats School Nutrition News

Lancer Eats School Nutrition News

Universal free meals will no longer be available for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. We are encouraging all families who feel their child/children may qualify for free or reduced meals to please fill out a household income application form and submit the application as soon as possible.


The meal program is still available to all students but will return to pre pandemic operations of full paid meals, free, or reduced. We are asking families to please submit applications to East Irondequoit School Nutrition Department to eliminate the possibility of incurring meal and to take advantage of other programs such as:

  • If the Federal government decides to release a new batch of P-EBT Food benefit cards during the pandemic, as it did last year, families may not qualify if there is not a current application on file.

  • Students who request fee waivers for things like AP exams or college applications will not qualify for the fee waiver if they do not have a current application on file.


Applications may be found here or, in the center of the district calendar, on the school nutrition webpage, and can be picked up in any school building office

Why take advantage of Meals at School

·        The Meal Program offered by the East Irondequoit School Nutrition Team is convenient for families, provides nutritious meal offerings at both breakfast and lunch, supports the School Nutrition Program, and supports businesses in the community.  Truly a “WIN…. WIN” for all.

  • Meals at School are Kid Friendly, Tasty & Nutritious; meeting all the Federal Guidelines which include a wide variety of whole grains, low fat & sodium, reduced sugar, and fresh fruits and veggies.

  • Remember, children are more prepared to learn and succeed when they do not have hungry stomachs.


All students choosing to eat breakfast and/or lunch at school MUST take all the required meal components, otherwise will be charged a la carte pricing. Any lunch items bought a la carte (including milk only purchases) must be paid for upon purchase and cannot be charged to the account. This also includes snacks, doubles, water bottles, and ice cream.

Questions? Call East Irondequoit School Nutrition at (585) 339-1577.

Thank you,

The School Nutrition Team
Laurel Presher, Director
Peggy Shone, Free & Reduced Coordinator

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