RETURN TO PAID LUNCH FOR 2022-23

Lunches have returned to traditional Paid/Reduced/Free. If your students are not currently on a free or reduced lunch program, please add funds to your student’s eFunds lunch account as soon as possible >> here <<. See below for additional information.

2022-23 meal prices are as follows:

Lunch: $2.95 for middle and high school students
Lunch: $2.70 for elementary students
Lunch (reduced): $0.40 for all schools
Breakfast: FREE for all students beginning this school year.

iPad Accidental Damage Protection Plan Available

Eastern Howard School Corporation is excited to again partner with Secured Tech Solutions to offer an opt-in Accidental Damage Protection plan for our student iPads for the 2022-2023 school year. This coverage will protect your student-issued iPad (does not cover loaners) from incurring repair costs due to accidental damage.

Enrollment into the plan to cover damage during the 22-23 school year will begin on Thursday, July 21st 2022. The cost is $25 per student for the entire school year!

Enroll here!  

Once enrolled, coverage will begin on Tuesday, August 2nd or when purchased if within the enrollment window after that date.    

 

Covered incidents include:

  • Batteries – Damage or failure
  • Drops – Resulting in cracked screens or broken internal parts
  • Liquid – Spills, splashes, or full immersion
  • Accidental damage (not deemed to be usual wear from use)
  • Theft, robbery, or burglary (with police report)

 

Exclusions:

  • Chargers
  • Intentional Damage
  • Loaner Devices
  • Protective Cases
  • Headphones
  • Lost Devices

 

Current estimated repair costs without coverage:

 

EHSC iPad Estimated Repair Costs

Cost

Total Loss

$294

Digitizer

$79

LCD

$99

Battery

$69

Charge Port

$69

Most Other Fixes *

$69

Headphone Pull

$30

Liquid Damage

$99


 

* Most other repairs include:

  • Camera
  • Volume or Power Flex
  • Antenna
  • Home Button
  • Headphone Jack
  • Speaker

 

Summer Meals for Students – Info

Eastern Howard School Corporation will not be providing meals this summer. Here is how to find alternatives:

USDA

Text “summer meals” or “verano” (for Spanish) to 914-342-7744 and receive an automated response to resources located near an address and/or zip code. The USDA National Hunger Hotline number has not changed. Individuals can still call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE to speak with a representative who will find food resources such as meal sites, food banks, and other nearby social services.

No Kid Hungry

Text ‘Food’ to 304-304 or visit NoKidHungry.org/help to find free meals in your neighborhood.

Texto ‘COMIDA’ al 304-304 o visita NoKidHungry.org/ayuda para encontrar comidas de verano gratuitas cerca de ud.

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit

Beginning May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the FCC’s program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting https://getemergencybroadband.org.

The FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Please check the FCC’s website, www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, regularly for the latest information.