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  • National School Lunch Program Announcement

    Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School is pleased to announce our participation in the National School Lunch Program. Meals will be available to all children at our following schools: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School
    Meals meet nutritional standards set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Our schools will participate in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Regular school lunch prices are $3.00 for Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Regular breakfast prices are $1.75.
    If your income is less than or equal to the following guidelines you are eligible for free or reduced-priced meals ($0.30 for reduced breakfast and $0.40 for reduced lunch). If you have children who are approved for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NSAP) formerly known as Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Need Families (TANF) or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), they are automatically able to receive free meals by filing an application that includes their assistance number from one of those programs.
    Students who are migrant, homeless, or runaways are automatically eligible and do not need to fill out an application. Foster children receive free meals regardless of the income of the household with which they reside. Note: Medicaid case number do not qualify for eligibility.
    For more information, to notify us of any household children missing from a notification, to decline benefit or to get an application for free or reduced-price school meals, contact Nancy Rogers at 508-693-1100. Applications can also be found online at www.mvyps.org or www.mvyps.org under School Lunch.
    We cannot approve your application unless it is complete. You may apply at any time during the school year if your situation changes within your household. If you become unemployed, your child(ren) may be able to have free or reduced price meals based on your unemployment income. If we deny your application, you will be given an opportunity to appeal the decision.
    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, disability, age, 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: program.intake@usda.gov.
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.