Parents or students who have questions concerning the school lunch program should contact the Food Service Director or the Cafeteria Manager at the school.
Parents that have questions on meal applications or payments should contact the Assistant Food Service Director.
- Staff Members
- Non-Discrimination Policy
- Special Dietary Needs
- Free and Reduced Meals
- Nutrition Database
- Summer Lunch Program
- Cafeteria Fund
Parents are encouraged to make payments at least one week in advance of intended purchases. Parents are strongly encouraged to utilize e-funds for schools in order to manage their children's accounts.
Board Policy 808.1 Lunch Accounts informs parents of the details of what will occur if their child's account becomes delinquent.
Students will be asked to enter their pin numbers (student ID numbers) on the keypad at the register to access their food service accounts to pay for their meals and ala carte sale purchases and/or accept their free meal benefits.
Household PIN number letters are mailed in August to provide numbers and details of the keypad for elementary students. All students are required to use the keypad to access their student accounts for free meals, cash meal purchases, milk purchases, ala carte purchases, elementary treat day purchases, and to make pre-payments on their accounts. Every student in the district will be required to key his or her pin number on the keypad at the register station for meal service regardless of his or her meal status eligibility, (free, reduced price, or paid).
Credit card and check payments are accepted on e-funds. There is an automatic payment option available for parents to select the option of automatic payments to be deposited into their child's account on a regular bases to make payment processing easy.
Please note that e-funds is a separate company that provides services to the district. e-funds will charge a minimal fee of $1 pertransaction for their service of processing payments.
Payments are to be sent inside a sealed envelope with the child’s full name, homeroom number and dollar amount written on the envelope. Envelopes are to be given to the homeroom teacher. Parents are encouraged to send in checks or money orders made payable to“Baldwin-Whitehall School District.”
Middle and High Schools
Payments are accepted at the cafeteria register during breakfast and lunch service. Parents are encouraged to send in checks or money orders made payable to“Baldwin-Whitehall School District.”
Baldwin-Whitehall School District participates in the National School Lunch Program. 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.htm 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:
- Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
- Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- E-mail: email@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Read more by clicking here for procedures for civil rights complaints.
Special Dietary needs can be provided by our food service department. Please complete the Medical Plan of Care form and submit the form to your child's school nurse's office. The nurse and food service director will coordinate together to begin the process of planning the action plan for your child's special dietary needs.
Please note that for a milk intolerance, parents can complete the top portion of the form, sign the form and return it to the child's school. Milk Intolerance does not require a doctor's signature. Lactaid Milk will be provided for fluid milk substitution.
Please contact Joyce Weber, Food Service Director, to request special dietary needs for your child. Phone: 412-884-6300 x 7441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Food Services Department is pleased to offer several catering options to meet your special event needs.
We offer 4 catering menus in addition to offering individualized menus and event planning to meet your unique needs. Please contact Joyce Weber at email@example.com for additional information.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I place an order?
Complete the catering request form and submit it to the cafeteria manager at your school.
What is the cost of catering an event?
Prices are included on the catering menus for events held on district property for school personnel and school organizations.
How much notice is required for catering requests?
A period of two weeks is necessary to provide adequate time for planning an event. Please submit your catering request no later than two weeks from the date of your event.
Baldwin-Whitehall School District has made it faster and easier for parents to apply for free and reduced meals.
This free service enables families to receive program benefits faster than using the paper application. Your application is electronically submitted directly to the child nutrition office for processing.
To get started, visit: www.paschoolmeals.com
Contact Judy Bourne, Assistant Food Service Director, for any questions on meal applications procedures, online/paper, at 412.885.7500 x 8081.
2016-2017 Household Letter-This letter contains answers to frequently asked questions on meal benefits and the current income eligibility guidelines for Free and Reduced Price meal benefits.
Please click here to access product labels for ingredients and nutritional information of the products served in our cafeterias.
Breakfast Meal Pattern
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) offers free, nutritious meals to children 18 years and younger during the summer when school is not in session. SFSP is a federal child nutrition program. There are approximately 2500 locations throughout Pennsylvania that serve breakfast, lunch and /or snacks. Many of the locations provide activities as well.
How to find a SFSP location near you:
Call: 211 or 1.866.3HUNGRY
Text: “FOOD” to 877877
Download: RangeAPP.org mobile app
You can't learn if you are hungry.
The purpose of this fund is to raise money to provide hot meals (both breakfast and lunch) to students who have a need, but do not qualify for free or reduced lunches.
This is a dedicated fund to ensure that all our children in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District are fed.
Click here to make a donation or to learn more!