Mission Statement

The Mt. Pleasant ISD Food Service Department operates all meal services for the Mt. Pleasant Independent School District. Beginning with the Chidlhood Development Center and ending with the Mt. Pleasant High School, the MPISD Food Service Department provides approximately 1,900 breakfasts, 4,100 lunches and 700 snacks every day for Mt. Pleasant school children. The Mt. Pleasant ISD Food Service department also provides free breakfasts and lunches to all the children of our community during the time that summer school is in session in our district. This helps ensure that nutritious meals are available to low income children when regular school is not is session.

“Feeding the body to fuel the mind” is our Food Service Department motto. It is our belief that by ensuring that the students who patronize our cafeterias are met with friendly and caring servers who offer nutritious, appetizing meals is the embodiment of that philosophy. It is also our goal to help the children of Mt. Pleasant ISD learn to make healthy food choices and better understand the concept of portion control through nutrition education.

The Mt. Pleasant ISD Food Service is operated under an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture as overseen by the Texas Department of Agriculture to provide wholesome, nutritious meals to our students under the regulations of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program and the Child Adult Care Food Program. It is the responsibility of the Mt. Pleasant ISD Food Service Department to comply with all United States Department of Agriculture rules and regulations in regard to these programs.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Mt. Pleasant ISD Food Service or any of the cafeterias, please call Laura Stewart @903-575-2096. You may also send an email Laura Stewart, at lstewart@mpisd.net.

 

Synopsis of the Cafeteria Charge Policy

As a courtesy to the families in our district, MPISD has a $27.00 maximum charge limit. Please note that no one will be allowed to charge over this limit. No snack bar items, extra servings, or ala carte items may be charged.

 

Prepayment of Accounts

Mt. Pleasant welcomes prepayment of both student and adult meal accounts. To prepay by credit or debit card, please use the “MySchoolBucks” link at the bottom of the page to set up a credit/debit account for our district. We accept payments in the form of cash and check at your child’s school. Please place the payment for your child in an envelope and label it with your child’s name, grade and teacher. Then turn that envelope into the cashier. If you would like, you may mail your payment to:

Mt. Pleasant ISD, ATTN: Food Services, P.O. Box 1117, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75456-1117

 

Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.  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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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.

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