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Henderson County School Meal Program Update

Henderson County School Meal Program Update

September 3, 2020


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved an extension of the Federal Summer Feeding Program, which allows Henderson County School to provide meals to ALL children and youth age 18 and younger. This change in the program will begin on Friday, September 4th.


Families will no longer have to provide a student lunch account information or show identification when picking up meals. Additionally, families are no longer required to register for meal pick-up.


Families will receive (2) breakfast and lunch meals on Monday and Wednesday pickup and (1) breakfast and lunch meal on Friday pickup.

Meals will be available to pick up at all elementary school locations on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.


Additionally, HCS Transportation and Child Nutrition Departments will be delivering meals to the following designated area bus stops:

    • Hebbardsville 11:30 a.m.

    • Saddlebrook 11:10 a.m. / Advance Baptist Church (Baskett) 11:30 a.m.

    • Fair Acres 11:00 a.m. / Woodsview 11:20 a.m.

    • Holiday Motel 11:00 a.m. / Cottages of Henderson 11:15 a.m.

    • Shady Tree MHP / Racetrack 11:15 a.m.

    • Geneva Store 11:45 a.m.

    • Harding MHP / Ashford MHP 11:15 a.m.

    • Central Academy 11:00 a.m. / Housing Authority 11:15 a.m.

    • Country View 11:45 a.m.

    • Presidential MHP / Carriage MHP 11:45 a.m.


When in-person/Hybrid classes resume, there will be changes to the meal program due to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations that must be adhered to by Henderson County Schools.


For more information, please contact Charlotte Baumgartner, Director of Child Nutrition,at 270-831-5014 or

Child Nutrition is a Federal Program that serves
breakfast and lunch at all Henderson County Schools.
All meals meet Federal and State Guidelines.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
Please encourage your child to try breakfast at school.


 Adult breakfast is $2.35 and adult lunch is $3.50.

Students may purchase an extra entree daily with their meal as long as they do not owe charges

A Variety of Milk and Juice along with Fruit are available daily with breakfast and lunch.
(Fruit may be Fresh, Canned or Frozen)
In addition to the main entree' we offer additional options at lunch.
Please refer to the School Menus tab located on the right for a list.
School Lunch Charge Policy:
Adults are not allowed to charge at any time....
  1. Ice cream, extra items, or ala carte items cannot be charged at any time.
  2. If a student has over $5.00 in charges, contact will be made weekly ParentLink or by charge letter via mail.
  3. If a student has $10.00 or more in charges, the student will be asked to call home one time during the week to remind you to send money for his/her account.
  4. If a student reaches $20.00 in charges, parents will be contacted by the cafeteria manager and the school principal about the charges.
  5. If a student has over $40.00 in meal charges the account can be turned over to collections at the end of the school year.


USDA 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) 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: 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:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.