The USDA announced on Friday, October 9, 2020, that they are extending the flexibilities that allow free school meals through the end of 2020-2021 school year! That means Breakfast and Lunch are free for all Bridgman students for the entire school year!
Apply now for free or reduced meals
Why apply when breakfast and lunch are free? There are other benefits you can receive based on your income. Reduced cost for AP testing, athletic fees, Comcast Internet, and AT&T to name a few!
Free Weekend Meals!
To sign up for weekend meals, go to the Bridgman Public Schools Facebook page. Look for the sign-up and click on the link and fill out the form. Forms must be submitted by Tuesday for Thursday pick up. Weekend meals will be distributed on Thursday from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM at F.C. Reed Middle school gym parking lot. Just pull up to the open door.
Bridgman Schools knows why breakfast is so important. That is why we offer breakfast in all of our schools every day.
Breakfast is a great way to give the body the refueling it needs. Kids who eat breakfast tend to eat healthier overall and are more likely to participate in physical activities — two great ways to help maintain a healthy weight.
Skipping breakfast can make kids feel tired, restless, or irritable. In the morning, their bodies need to refuel for the day ahead after going without food for 8 to 12 hours during sleep. Their mood and energy can drop by mid morning if they don’t eat at least a small morning meal.
Breakfast also can help keep kids’ weight in check. Breakfast kick-starts the body’s metabolism, the process by which the body converts the fuel in food to energy. And when the metabolism gets moving, the body starts burning calories. If you qualify for free or reduced lunches, this applies to breakfast as well.
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Bridgman Public Schools Wellness Policy is written by a committee that includes administrators, teachers, community members, parents and students. If you would like to be part of this committee please contact Peggy Ferguson at email@example.com or (269) 466-0228.
Bridgman Food Service Non-discrimination policy
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Updated 10/30/2018)