School Nutrition

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Robertson County Schools Virtual Option

Feeding Program

Revised December 30, 2020

1. When will this program begin?

Beginning Tuesday, January 5, 2021, breakfast and lunch meals will be available for pickup two times weekly. Meals for two days, Monday and Tuesday, will be available on Monday of each week; meals for three days, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, will be available on Wednesday. When in person school is not in session on a scheduled pickup day, an alternate day will be designated. An example would be Monday, January 18, and Monday, February 15. A breakfast and lunch meal will be available on Tuesday, January 19, and February 16. The normal schedule would resume on Wednesday.

2. When will meal orders need to be placed?

Meal orders will need to be placed by Tuesday morning at 10:00 am of the week prior to meals being requested. To place an order email with the following information:

Student Name, Name of person picking up meals, relationship to student, location to be used for meal pickup, allergies

3. Will the student need to be present to pick up the meals?

The Tennessee School Nutrition Program, under authority from USDA, has granted a waiver request to allow parents/guardians to pick up meals without the students being present. For the meal to be picked up, the student’s name will be required to verify enrollment in the Virtual Option Program. If someone other than the parent/guardian of the student will pick up the meal, written approval from the parent/guardian must be on file.

4. Do students not enrolled in Robertson County virtual school qualify for this?

Only students enrolled in the Robertson County Schools virtual option program may participate in this program.

5. Will we have to enter the building, or can we pick up curbside?

Meals will be available curbside. You will not need to enter the building.

6. Is there a cost for the meal?

All breakfast and lunch meals in Robertson County Schools are served at no cost to the students.

7. What will the menu look like?

The menu is available on the Robertson County Schools website under the School Nutrition Program link.

8. Where will we be able to pick up meals?

Meals will be available for pick up at the following schools:

Springfield High School, Coopertown Middle School, Springfield Middle School, East Robertson High School, Jo Byrns High School, White House Heritage High School, Greenbrier Middle School

9. What time are meals available for pick up?

Meals will be available to be picked up at the designated locations from 9:30 to 10:00.

10. What if I work during pickup times? Is there an alternative time?

An arrangement can be made to pick up meals at a central location at a later time, if necessary. Notify when meals are ordered if a later pickup time is needed.

11. May we pick up at a site other than where our child attends school?

Meals can be picked up at the most convenient location for your family.

12. What if we have multiple students at different schools?

All meals for your family can be picked up at one school.

13. What if we order meals and an emergency comes up and we cannot pick up that day?

We certainly understand that sometimes emergencies happen, and this would not be a problem. However, food is ordered, and meals prepared based upon ordering information. If an ordered meal will not be picked up, please notify

14. What if my student has allergies? Will a special meal be provided?

The Robertson County School Nutrition Program provides reasonable accommodations for students with food allergies when documented by a medical professional. Gluten free food items are available.

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