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Latest News

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!

  • Our Fall 2016-2017 Newsletter includes lunch prices, how to prepay lunch online or by check, and a link to the online application for free or reduced lunches.
  • We are excited to announce our new online lunch payment system called School Café (formerly ParentOnline) which will be available as of 8/1/16. Find out more under Lunch Prepayment and read the flyer.
Acton in Action Breakfast(Photo by Mark Abueg)
Iron Chef
  • Students in Deb Rimpas's health class filmed nutrition videos with help from Mr. Drinkwater at the High School studio. The commercials were aired on Acton Cable TV. See some pictures
  • The Beacon/Wicked Local Online Interview with Kirsten Nelson, AB Food Services Director, describes her role, changes in the food services department for 2012-2013, and the balance of providing nutritious and appetizing meals for students while keeping current with the latest health information.

Prepay Lunch Online

The Food Services
School Cafe
Department offers School Café, a safe and secure way for parents to make online payments and view student meal account activity. For details, see Lunch Prepayment.

Free/Reduced Lunch Application

School Lunch Online
We provide an online application for free or reduced lunches. Read the Acton-Boxborough Flyer for grades K-12. Printed forms are still available. For more information about printed or online forms, see the Free/Reduced Lunch Page.

Nutrition Resources

  • Let's Move is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. 
  • Choose My Plate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture gives advice on nutrition, MyPlate, MyPyramid, and Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
    Choose My Plate