Category: Food Service

Meals to You – Program Update 6/19/2020

Meals to You

Great news! The Meals-to-You program has been extended! Families that are registered for the Meals-to-You program will continue to receive boxes through August 15, 2020.

The last day boxes will leave the Meals-to-You  warehouse is 8/15/20. This means that boxes could continue to arrive in our communities after that date.

As a reminder, if families… Continue Reading Meals to You – Program Update 6/19/2020

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Meals to You – Program Update 6/4/2020

Meals to You

Rockcastle County households that applied for the Meals to You program are starting to receive shipments.  Boxes may be delivered via UPS, USPS or FedEx. Please keep in mind that households will not necessarily receive shipments on the same day. If you would like to receive mail/shipment notifications, sign up at the links listed below.

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P-EBT Food Benefit Program for Rockcastle County Students

​The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program is a financial resource for families with students who lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19. P-EBT provides households an EBT card with funds to spend on food at home for students. The P-EBT benefit is a one-time benefit of $313.50 per eligible student. Because… Continue Reading P-EBT Food Benefit Program for Rockcastle County Students

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RCHS Launches Grab-n-Go Lunch Line

Rockcastle County High School launched a grab-n-go lunch line on Monday, September 23rd. The grab-n-go line offers a variety of items in addition to what is being served on the two main lines.  Salads, sandwiches, “lunchable” style kits, fruits, vegetables and milk will be available each day.  Grab-n-go meals are FREE to students as long as… Continue Reading RCHS Launches Grab-n-Go Lunch Line

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CAP Summer Feeding Program Available in Rockcastle County

CAP Summer Feeding

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. — Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) has been awarded a grant by Kentucky Kids Eat, a child nutrition program that is committed to ending childhood hunger in Kentucky by connecting kids to healthy meals 365 days a year. Through this program, CAP will provide free meals to children aged 18 and under in… Continue Reading CAP Summer Feeding Program Available in Rockcastle County

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It’s National School Lunch Week! #Lots2Love

“Lots 2 Love” during #NSLW18

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 2,900 children we serve each day, Rockcastle County Schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 15-19, 2018. The theme, “Lots 2 Love,” encourages students and school nutrition professionals across the country to share what they love most about school… Continue Reading It’s National School Lunch Week! #Lots2Love

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RCHS Students Taste Test Smoothies

Smoothies at RCHS

On Friday, January 26th, students at Rockcastle County High School enjoyed smoothie taste testing during their lunch period.  Students tried peach vanilla, strawberry banana and plain strawberry flavored smoothies.  A large majority of students gave positive feedback and are looking forward to adding this healthy option to their menu in the near future.

Offering smoothies… Continue Reading RCHS Students Taste Test Smoothies

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MVES 1st Graders Make Smoothies with Special Guest

Smoothies at MVES

Students in Mrs. Kaci Brown and Mrs. Kathy Price’s first grade classes at Mt. Vernon Elementary welcomed Melinda Turner, Senior Manager of School Health and Wellness with Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. on Tuesday, November 21st.  Mrs. Turner shared the importance of drinking milk, facts about milk cows and read a story titled Kiss the Cow by… Continue Reading MVES 1st Graders Make Smoothies with Special Guest

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Welcome Back from RCS Food Service Staff!

Rockcastle County Schools Food Service staff would like to welcome everyone back for the 2017-2018 school year!  We look forward to seeing each of you in the breakfast and lunch line each day. Remember, meals are free for ALL students.

We hope you enjoy our back-to-school video. Have a great year!

http://www.rockcastle.kyschools.us/download/foodservicebts.mp4

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MVES Celebrates World School Milk Day

World School Milk Day (WSMD), celebrated annually on the last Wednesday of September, is an exciting day full of activities that highlight the health benefits and value of milk in schools.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Mt. Vernon Elementary School students and staff members celebrated with local dairy farmers Grant & April Martin and their… Continue Reading MVES Celebrates World School Milk Day

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