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School Meal Benefit Forms for the 2022-2023 School Year


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Monday, August 8, 2022

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
Dr. Alex Jaffurs, Assistant Superintendent of Supporting Services, 301-475-4256, ext. 7

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) Department of Food and Nutrition Services would like to remind families that School Year Meal Benefit forms for SY 2022-2023 are now available online.  U.S. Department of Agriculture waivers that permitted distribution of free meals in school and via take-home meals have not been extended into School Year 2022-2023. 

All families must fill out a new meal benefit form as soon as possible.  Filling out the form early ensures your benefits stay current.  Visit on the website.

You can add money to your student's account by using the MySchoolBucks phone app or website. It's a quick and easy way to manage your student's meal account. You can manage funds, schedule automatic payments, and view your student's purchases directly from your account. Visit for more information and to sign up for an account.

Families and students should also be advised that there are a lot of additional benefits by submitting a meal application form.  These perks include waivers on college applications, dual-enrollment courses with the College of Southern Maryland, and discounted fees to participate in St. Mary’s County Parks and Rec programs.  

Families can request more information by contacting SMCPS' Food and Nutrition Services Office at 301-475-4256, Option 5, or via email at  

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Leonardtown, MD 20650