School Food Program
TST BOCES serves students breakfast each day. Students are served from 8:30-9:30 a.m. School lunch is available from 11 a.m. to noon daily. All meals are served in the Smith School Cafeteria or Regional Alternative School.
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The Backpack Program
Many children are left without adequate nutrition on the weekends. The Backpack Program is a project of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier which attempts to fill this gap and reduce child hunger. The program provides children who are at risk of hunger with a bag of nutritious food every Friday throughout the school year.
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