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Students need healthy meals to learn. Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) offers healthy meals every school day. In School Year 2023-2024, all students will receive free breakfast and lunch at school regardless of household income eligibility per Vermont’s permanent universal meals law (Act 64).

👉 Even though there is no charge for breakfast and lunch, it is important that all families fill out this online application for free and reduced-price school meals. If many families fill out and return this online application, we will get more money from the federal government for free school meals now and in the future and more money for other school programs. Filling out this application helps our community provide free summer meals to all kids, and free meals to kids in childcare. Submitting this application also may help your family qualify for other financial assistance such as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), waived SAT and ACT testing fees, reduced AP test fees, reduced or waived college application fees, and qualification for Comcast Internet Essentials (low-cost, high-speed Internet access for students).

👉 To begin the online application process, you will first need to create a profile if you haven’t already on www.MyMealTime.com. Click the Create new profile link and provide the required information. Once a profile is created, you can sign in using this username and password. Parents who already have a profile for Pay Online through MyMealtime will use that profile in Apply Online.

👉If, during the application process, MealTime asks for the "Student ID" of your student, this will be your PowerSchool Student ID for that student.

To obtain the PowerSchool Student ID, please email the food service manager at your child's school and they will be able to provide the Student ID for your child. Here are the contacts:

Craftsbury Schools: Contact Val Hussey at vhussey@ossu.org

Hazen Union School: Contact Patricia Foster at pfoster@ossu.org

Mountain View Union Schools (Hardwick, Lakeview and Woodbury): Contact Ruth McAllister at rmcallister@ossu.org

Wolcott Elementary: Contact David Jourdan at djourdan@ossu.org

If you are unable to complete the online application, alternatively, you may request a paper application by emailing vhussey@ossu.org or you may access the application to download and print out here.

The information you provide is confidential. We follow strict federal rules to keep your information private.

👉For complete instructions and FAQs, please read the Letter to Families here.

If you have other questions or need help, call OSSU Food Service Director Val Hussey at (802) 472-2907.

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Meals that power our students for learning.

Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union and its schools pride themselves on offering quality nutritional meals to our students at each school as participants in a number of federal school meals programs.

OSSU schools proudly serve products from Burtt's Orchard, Cabot Products, Center for an Agricultural Economy, Green Mountain Farm Direct, Jasper Hill Farm, Nitty Gritty Grains, and use local Vermont maple syrup. By partnering with these local food growers/makers and others, we are able to create community connections and emphasize fresh, quality ingredients on appealing menus. 

OSSU's Food Service staff is committed to providing tasty meals that power our youth for learning in and outside of the classroom. For information on menus, please use these quick links to each school's website.