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Meal Service Continuity Plan

Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson

Meal Service Continuity Plan

Note, this plan is a working document and revisions will be made as needed.

The Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson Meal Service Continuity Plan is designed to provide students with continued access to meal service that aligns to the requirements of the food service program and as detailed by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

The Meal Service Continuity Plan will address the following:

  • Logistical Coordination of Meal Delivery
  • Staff Roles
  • Communication Plan for Dissemination of Meal Availability to Families

Logistical Coordination of Meal Delivery

In the event of a mandated school closure, Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson will participate in the Paterson Public School meal distribution plan which includes daily distribution of meals by ward within Paterson, NJ:

Ward

Locations


Ward

1

Seminary Baptist Church

193 Haldon Avenue

Northside Firehouse

48 Temple Street


Ward

2

Hillcrest Firehouse

221 Union Avenue

Head Quarter Firehouse

290 McBride Avenue


Ward

3

The White House – Recreations

810 Broadway – Eastside Park

Koinonia Christian Ministry

440 E. 36th Street


Ward

4

St. Luke Baptist Church

139 Carroll Street

Riverside Firehouse

236 Lafayette Street


Ward

5

Mighty Sons of God

77 Park Avenue

Madison Avenue Firehouse

850 Madison Avenue


Ward

6

Southside Firehouse

124 Getty Avenue

Lakeview Firehouse

211 23rd Avenue





Staff Roles

Food Service Staff

Philip’s Academy Charter School of Paterson will provide, at minimum, three volunteers daily to support at one of the ward-based meal distribution centers. Staff will report to the distribution center daily at 9:30am and support with set-up and service until 1:00pm.

Director of School Operations

In the event a staff member is unable to attend their assigned shift, the Director of School Operations will be responsible for coordinating a substitute to ensure we meet the requirement of providing three volunteers daily.

Communication Plan

In the event of a mandated school closure, we will communicate with our families through established communication channels which include:

  • -School-wide messaging platform (RemindApp)
  • -Phone blast
  • -Website pop-up and links to all documentation

We have sent home surveys and flyers to ensure that families have access to our school-wide messaging systems and have sent home printed plans to all families that detail the plan above.