Protocol for Forgotten Lunch Money and Negative Account Balances

 

Forgotten Lunch Money Grades K-6

 

When the student, does not have money in his/her lunch account:

  • A regular lunch is available to all students and charged to his/her account.
  • The student will be notified via a note from the cashier or other form of communication, letting the parent that there is a negative account balance.  
  • No A la Carte items or snack items can be taken with the lunch, but may be sold ONLY if paid for with cash.  Any change from the transaction must be given back to the student.  This also pertains to Free & Reduced students.
  • Students who qualify for the REDUCED lunch program regardless of grade level will always be supplied with a reimbursable meal, if there is a negative balance in their account, the same communication procedures will be followed as outlined above.

 

Forgotten Lunch Money Grades 7-12

When the student, the first time, does not have money in his or her account:

  • A regular lunch will be available to the student and charged to his/her account.
  • On the third occurrence and any other moving forward of a student forgetting their money, a cheese sandwich lunch will be available and charged to the student account.
  • Reminder at cashier or other form of communication to notify student/parent of balance will occur. 
  • No Ala Carte items or snack items can be taken with the lunch but may be sold ONLY if paid with cash.  Any change from the transaction must be given. This also pertains to Free & Reduced students.
  • Students who qualify for the REDUCED lunch program regardless of grade level will always be supplied with a reimbursable meal, if there is a negative balance in their account, the same communication procedures will be followed as outlined above.

Communication and Collection all Grade Levels

  • At $10 principals are informed of outstanding balances via bi-weekly reports
  • At $15 a letter will be generated by Aramark and sent home
  • At $25 the family will be called to try to resolve the outstanding debt (Jen Johnson)
  • Any debt that cannot be resolved through the above steps will be referred to the business office.

 

 


 

 

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