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Free Meals for Students
The USDA will be reimbursing school districts for the price of breakfast and lunch meals during the 2021-2022 school year.  As a result, all meals served during the upcoming school year will be at NO COST to students.  
 
In addition to the traditional lunch, a variety of a la carte items, including sandwiches and salads, are available on a daily basis. A full range of breakfast items are offered at each school in the morning.
 
MySchoolBucks Prepayment Program

The goal of the Harrison School District is to provide student access to nutritious and low-costing meals each school day and to ensure that a student whose parent/guardian has unpaid school meal fees is not shamed or treated differently than a student whose parent/guardian does not have unpaid meal fees. 

The Harrison Central School District has partnered with "MySchoolBucks.com" to allow parents to:

  • View purchase history

  • Check account balances

  • Sign up for email notifications when balances get low.

These benefits are available regardless of whether payment is made electronically through their website or by check at the school.

Payments can be made electronically via credit card or PayPal. MySchoolBucks.com charges a convenience fee of $2.49 for each time a payment is made electronically.

Payments can be made at no charge to the child's account at the child's school cafeteria. Please note that one check must be written per school. If payment is made to the school cafeteria, please note that the check should be made out to Harrison Central School District.

  • Include the child's name on the check

  • Include the child's account number

If you have any further questions, or need your child(ren)'s ID numbers, please contact Food Service Director, Christine Clementz at 914-630-3114.

Please visit MySchoolBucks.com to register and access your account(s).

If your child's MySchoolBucks account reaches a low balance, if you have signed up to receive automatic notifications, you will receive an email or be contacted with instructions for adding money to his/her account.  Students will not be made aware of these low balances.  If a student does not have sufficient funds to purchase a meal, he/she will be provided with a meal consistent with the provisions of this policy.  However, the charging of items outside of the standard reimbursable meal (i.e., a la carte items, adult meals, etc.) is expressly prohibited.  

Please be aware that if you choose to use E-check payments rather than a credit card to fund your child's account, e-checks can take up to one week to clear and post to your child's account.  If you have a problem establishing an account using MySchoolBucks, please contact them by phone at 855-832-5226 or email at support@myschoolbucks.com 

If you are having problems after you entered your credit card information, please contact Pay Pal at either 402-935-2050 or 888-221-1161 for payment issues.   Click here for an important disclaimer about the MySchoolBucks program.

Free and Reduced Meal Program
Although there will be NO COST for students to participate in the breakfast and lunch programs during the 2021-2022 school year, the District still encourages parents to complete the free/reduced lunch forms, if applicable, to ensure your student is eligible for any additional support he or she may be entitled to.  Inquiries about the free and reduced meal program will be confidential.  For information about the free and reduced meal program, including eligibility criteria, click here: English / Spanish.  To apply for the free and reduced meal program, click here: English / Spanish.
 
Nondiscrimination Statement

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) 8778339. 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.