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September 12, 2020

Johnstown Johnnie Familes,


Johnstown Monroe Schools has received exciting news from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The USDA has issued a waiver for school districts the option to offer Free Breakfast and Lunch to ALL JMLSD students.

Effective Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch to all students; this includes in-person learning students, as well as Johnnie Learning Academy students. This opportunity will be available until December 31, 2020 or until the USDA funds run out. It is unknown how long the USDA program will last, but we will keep you informed of any changes. (Previously released and future menus may be impacted by and adjusted due to limited product availability.

Please Note: Any additional meals, extra items, and/or al a carte purchases remain at current pricing.

For families that would normally qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Meals Program, it is still important to complete the Federal Application. And if your financial situation has been impacted by recent economic events, we encourage you to apply to the Federal Free and Reduced Meals Program. This will help to ensure continuity in your students’ access to food at school. These federal forms also impact school fee waivers consideration and other important district funding.

Johnnie Learning Academy Students: We will continue to offer Grab-n-Go Meal pickup at Johnstown High School on Mondays and Wednesdays as previously outlined. If there is no school on a Monday or Wednesday, meal pickup will be on the following scheduled school day. Meals will not be provided for days there is no school. These Grab-n-Go Meals need to be pre-ordered. Send your order to by 9:00am on Mondays and Wednesdays. A confirmation email will be sent confirming your order. Please provide the name of each student whose meals will be picked up.

Contact Reese Edwards at or 740-967-2721 with any questions. Thank you, The Johnstown-Monroe Food Service Department.