Food Services

Students at lunch table

March Lunch Menus

Breakfast Menu

Students at lunch table

Payment Information

New Online Payment System

Schalmont would like to inform our families that we are changing payment systems for student cafeteria accounts from MySchoolBucks to LINQ Connect starting Friday, March 1.

You can sign up for the new system at or by using the LINQ Connect mobile app, which is available in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Please note, you will need your child’s 9-digit student ID number to register. It can be found on your child’s ID card and the Parent Portal. If you need help with the ID number, please contact District Data Coordinator/CIO Debbie Falcone at

MySchoolBucks will no longer work for Schalmont families as of Friday, March 1. Any unused funds on MySchoolBucks will automatically transfer to the LINQ Connect system.

If you have any questions, please contact Food Services Director Maria Zarrillo at Thank you.

Check or Cash Payments

Families who prefer to pay by check or cash can put money into their child’s account by sending in a check or cash to the cafeteria. Checks should be made payable to the “Schalmont School Lunch Fund” and include the student’s PIN or full name. Please email Mrs. Zarrillo at with any questions.

Meal Prices

Breakfast and lunch is free for the rest of the 2023-24 school year for all student.

Families Encouraged to Fill Out Free and Reduced Price Lunch Application

Schalmont encourages families who may be eligible for the Free and Reduced Price School Meals Program to please fill out an application. Additional information about income eligiblity is available here. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Zarrillo.

Jefferson’s Birthday Snack Program

Celebrating your child’s birthdays at school can be fun for them and stress-free for you! Leave the delivery up to us! All items are individually wrapped.

  • Fresh Baked Pretzel Platter – $15
  • Rice Krispie Treat sPlatter – $15
  • Fresh Baked Cookies – $5 a dozen
    • Sugar, Chocolate Chip and M&M’s, or Assorted
  • Ice Cream – $15
    • Flavors include: Cotton Candy, Birthday Cake Cone, Fudge Bars, Cookies n’ Cream Cone, Strawberry Éclair and Chocolate Éclair

Please order 48 hours in advance. Call Mrs. Zarrillo at 518-355-1342 ext. 5069 or email Payments can be made through cafeteria account, cash or check made out to Schalmont Luch Fund.

A flyer for the Birthday Snack Program is available here.

Summer Meal Programs

Please visit the Food Pantries for the Capital District for information about local food pantries, grab-and-go meal sites, and other food resources or call the organization at 518-458-1167 for assistance.