Nutrition/Food Services

For information about how meal information will be communicated, visit the Communication/Family and Community Engagement section of our reopening plan.

Meals onsite

For students onsite, meals will be provided while maintaining appropriate social distancing between students. Students do not need to wear face coverings when seated and eating so long as they are appropriately socially distanced.

The district will ensure social distancing between individuals while eating in the school cafeteria. If not feasible, meals may be served in alternate areas (e.g., classrooms) or in staggered meal periods to ensure social distancing and proper cleaning and disinfection between students.

The sharing of food and beverages (e.g., buffet-style meals, snacks) is prohibited unless individuals are members of the same household. Adequate space will be reserved for students, faculty, and staff to observe social distancing while eating meals.

Breakfasts will be served in one of two ways, depending on the building. Students may pass through the cafeteria lines while properly socially distanced and proceed back to a classroom to eat. Or students may have meals delivered to them from the cafeteria to the classroom. Which system is used depends on whether it is breakfast or lunch and whether it is our younger or older students. Regardless of the system used, all health, safety, hygiene, cleaning, disinfecting, and Child Nutrition protocols and requirements will be used.

Meals offsite/remote

  • School meals will continue to be available to all students, including those attending school in-person and those learning remotely. Meals will be available for students who are learning remotely daily Monday-Friday from 11am-12:30pm.
  • Meals will be available at the front of each school building as the student or representative arrives to pick up a meal to go.
  • A grab and go meal will be provided for Lunch that day and Breakfast the next morning if the student or representative so wishes.
  • Meals will be tracked and handed out according to enlisted HFCSD student roster, and if an allergen is noted arrangements will be made to accommodate.
  • The menu option of the day’s meal is will be posted on the school’s web page.

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