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News Release, Charles County Public Schools

The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Food and Nutrition Department will refund meal account balances for high school seniors. This includes monies on both a student’s meal and general food accounts. CCPS staff will provide check refunds to the parent or guardian on file in the student information system. Checks will be processed and mailed to the home address on file with CCPS by the end of June. This also includes any balances on My Payments Plus, the online meal prepayment system used by CCPS.

Parents with additional students enrolled in CCPS can request the balance to be transferred to another student in their family. Parents who would like to transfer the funds to another child can request this by email or mail. Parents can send an email to Sarah Burch, CCPS food and nutrition accounting assistant, at s burch@ccboe.com with the request. Parents must include the names and student identification numbers of both students in the email. Email requests should be sent by May 29.

Parents can also complete the form sent by email and mail it back to CCPS. The return address is Charles County Public Schools, c/o Sarah Burch, Food and Nutrition Department, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646. Forms must be received by May 29; incomplete forms will not be processed.

Additionally, funds can be donated to the school system to cover negative balances of other students. Parents interested in this option can put the request in writing by email to Burch or complete the form and mail it back to CCPS.

Meal account balances for students in prekindergarten through Grade 11 will automatically roll over to the 2020-21 school year. The funds stay connected to the student’s identification number. Parents who would like a refund can email Burch at s burch@ccboe.com.


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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...