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Sample Key Pad

Click on the ICON for a sample key pad that your Kindergarten or new student will use to enter their ID number for the automated lunch checkout.

SMART Snacking Flyer

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Meal Charge Procedure

Please read our Meal Charge Procedure.  Thank You.

2016-2017 Free & Reduced Meal Application Packet

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K12 Online Payment Center

Food Allergy

The Food Service Department tries to accommodate special needs, but medical documentation from your physician's office is required and must be updated annually for any medically required substitutions.

The routine medical information on file at the school is not shared with the Nutrition Service Department unless it is specifically ordered to be shared. Our school provides foods that are nut-free.

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2016-2017 Meal Prices

Breakfast $1.75
Reduced Breakfast $.30
Lunch for Grades K-8   = $2.55 - $12.75 per week
Lunch for Grades 9-12 = $ 2.75 - $13.75 per week
Reduced Lunch is $.40
Milk is $.50

April Breakfast and Lunch Menu to Download
April Breakfast adn Lunch Menu to View

May Breakfast and Lunch Menu to Download
May Breakfast and Lunch Menu to View

Please notice the Breakfast menu is listed on the
right side of the lunch menu.  Thank You.

 

2016-2017 Free/Reduced Meal Benefit Application Packet

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Welcome to Hilltop Cafeteria

 

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand!  Healthy diets have proven to be linked with better overall success of the student’s entire school career.  The food we consume along, with proper exercise, and studying plays a vital role in education.  Educating proper eating choices is a priority here at Hilltop Cafeteria.  Schools across America plan menus with the food based menu approach.  We follow the guidelines set forth by the USDA.  We offer a rainbow of vegetables and fruits over the course of a week.  Many of our bread items are whole grain rich.   Meals have minimums and maximums of calories by day and per week per age group.  We also have menu choices for everyone. Offering choices within guidelines help educate nutrition and allows room for personal preferences.
 

The National School Breakfast and Lunch Program is a wonderful service to its community.  Providing breakfast and lunch for children and at prices families can afford.   Last year we served approximately 11,000 breakfast and 72,000 lunches to our students. 

Please navigate through the cafeteria section to locate things like: menu’s for breakfast and lunch, ala carte pricing, setting limits on ala carte purchases forms, free and reduced applications, pictures of meals, no charging procedures, and much more.

My contact information:

Ellie Shinhearl, Food Service Manager

eshinhearl@hilltopcadets.org

419-924-2365 ext. 2144

ServSafe is a nationally recognized and accredited program with food safety as a top priority.  100% of our staff are ServSafe Certified.  For the past 5 years our Hilltop Cafeteria staff have past the last 10 inspections with no violations. 

Our staff is very conscientious of food safety.

Get The Facts!!

Why should I encourage my children to eat school meals?

Providing students their choice of milk, fruits, and vegetables, whole grain and lean proteins, school meals are a great value and a huge convenience for busy parents.  School cafeterias offer students a variety of healthy choices and help children learn how to assemble a well-balanced meal.  Parents can rest assured that there is no super sizing in school cafeteria's because federal regulations require schools to serve age-appropriate portions.

Don't school meals contain processed foods?

What have become known as processed foods are increasingly being prepared with healthier ingredients, as well as less fat, sodium and sugar.  Pizzas are increasingly made with whole grain crusts, low-sodium sauce and reduced fat cheese.  Chicken nuggets regularly use whole grain breading and are baked rather than fried.  French fries are with trans fat and baked instead of fried - and many schools are now serving baked sweet potato fries.

How many school participate in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs?

The National School Lunch Program operates in nearly 95% of America's schools, providing lunches to more than 31 million children daily with 5 billion lunches served annually.  Approximately 85% of schools daily participate in the National School Breakfast Program (NSBP), which serves more than 2 billion breakfasts a year.

School meals offer students milk, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains, and they must meet strict limits on saturated fat and portion size.  Starting school year 2012-2013, school lunches will meet additional standards requiring: 

  1. Age-appropriate calorie limits
  2. Larger servings of vegetables and fruits (students must take at least one serving of fruit or vegetable).
  3. A wider variety of vegetables, including dark green and red/orange vegetables and legumes
  4. fat-free or 1% milk (flavored milk must be fat-free)
  5. More whole grains
  6. Less sodium

If you would like more information go to:

www.traytalk.org  TO GET THE FACTS ABOUT SCHOOL MEALS.

Thank You Miss Ellie

Information provided by:  School Nutrition Association and Tray Talk

 

Your School Lunches

  • Hot Dog
  • Chili Cheese Bread Bowl
  • Whole Grain Pepperoni Pizza
  • Manwich Sandwich
  • Cuban Sandwich
  • Chicken Parmeasan
  • Chicken Pattie Sandwich
  • Mini Corn Dogs
  • Turkey & Cheese on Gold Fish Flatbread
  • Whole Grain Cheese Pizza
  • Taco Salad
  • WG Chicken Patty w/Lettuce & Tomato
  • Triangle Pizza
  • Grilled Chicken
  • Baked Potato w/toppings
  • Cheeseburger
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Chicken Terrikayi
  • Hot Chicken Sandwich

PrePay Information

Prepay Information Brochure

Call 419.924.2365 ext. 2144 or email for exact student name and NEW district ID #.
Thank you,
Miss Ellie
eshinhearl@hilltopcadets.org

Effective beginning the 2016-17 School Year

Students will be denied a regular meal if the current charge takes their balance over -$7.00.    With a $-7.00 balance two or three (2 or 3) meals have already been charged, therefore the student will be denied a regular lunch and served/offered a peanut butter & jelly sandwich, vegetable, fruit, and milk. 

We have made it easy to check your balance and keep your lunch account current.  To find your balance you can ask the cashier, email or call Miss Ellie, or check it on line, and then pay accordingly on your account.

Please utilize these tools to insure you have funds available for a well balanced, nutritious lunch.  If you have any questions I can be reached at 419-924-2365 ext. 2144 or

eshinhearl@hilltopcadets.org

Thank you,

Miss Ellie

“USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer”.

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The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA and this institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Lunch Alternatives

USDA has changed the National School lunch for the first time in 15 years.  Why?  The USDA recognizes the fast paced obesity epidemic in our country.  The new meal pattern, Food Based Menu Planning, has specific guidelines some of these are:  wider variety of fruits and vegetables, more whole grain rich foods, 1% milk or less, saturated fats, calories, and sodium have minimum and maximum. 

 

School lunches have 5 portion controlled components offered.  They are:

Meal or meat alternate (protein)

Fruit (100% juice, light syrup, fresh, and frozen)

Vegetables (dark green, red/orange, legumes, starchy, and other)

Grains (50% of weeks servings must be whole grain rich)

Milk (variety of 1%, skim, flavored fat free)

Did you know we offer these type food items on your child's lunch menu?

Some of the items are or contain:

Made from scratch, whole grain rich, natural with no artificial preservatives, contain 0 Trans fats, no high fructose corn syrup, meet Alliance for Healthier Generation guidelines, baked in place of fried.

Lunch Alternatives

Available daily by ORDER ONLY K-6

7-12 first come first served

  Chef Salad Grades 2-12   Sack Lunch Grades K-12  
 

Chef salad w/ crackers
Dressing
​​​​​​​Fruit
Milk

  WG PB&J pocket
Fresh Apple
Fresh Veggies
Graham cracker
Milk
 
 

 

  Salad dressing choices Lunch Prices *No Meat Chef Salad
    *Raspberry Vinaigrette
*Toasted Sesame
*Italian
*Ranch
*California French
Ranch
French

*Fat Free

 

*Grades K-8 $2.55
*Grades 9-12 $2.75
Extra Milk $0.50
Adult Lunch $3.45

 

A second portion of the main dish $2.00


 

 

With Extra Cheese
Crackers
Milk