Food Service for Start of School

(August 31, 2020)

Dear families,

The Chatham CSD Food Services Department welcomes you to the 2020-21 school year! We know how important it is for students to have healthy meals and we will be providing them starting with our first day of learning. Things are a bit different from past years, so we are providing you with some information on how our meals will work for the start of school. 

September 14-24

Breakfast and lunch will be available to students for pick up during our initial period of remote-only learning taking place September 14-24, 2020. To sign up for pick up please email Barb Murray ( or call 518-392-1536. As always, meals will include an entrée, vegetable, fruit and milk. (Meals will be served onsite for prek, kindergarten, and special education students attending in-person learning at this time).

 All students with last names that begin with A-L can pick up at the MED Elementary School front door from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

All students with last names that begin with M-Z can pick up at the High School from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Each student will be able to pick up one lunch for the current day and one breakfast for the next day.

We encourage families to prepay in advance using or mailing in your payment. The cost of breakfast is $1.50 and lunch $3.10.

Beginning September 28:

In-person Students – meals will be available for purchase during school hours.

Remote Students – Grab-and-go meals will be available for purchase to any family interested. Breakfast will be available 8:15-8:45 a.m. and Lunch will be available each day from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Pick up for all students will be at the MED front door. Please email or call Barb Murray to sign up for these meals.

Monday, September 28 only – pick up time will be 10:15–11:15 a.m. due to early dismissal.

Time to fill out this year’s Free/Reduced-Price Meal Applications. They are available in the cafeterias, offices & on the Food Services webpage. Last year’s applications expire October 22. Applications are available all year and can be submitted at any time during the year. Call 518-392-1536 if you have any questions.

Questions for the cafeteria please call Barbara Murray, Food Service Supervisor at 392-1536 or email at

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