Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student's meal accounts. Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and gives students more time to eat, relax, and play. It also gives you the peace of mind of not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or worry that it might get lost, stolen or used for other things other than lunch.
Pre-Paid Meal Accounts
North Colonie Food and Nutrition Services offer the convenience of a prepayment system to our families. Our cafeterias have a computerized system that assigns each student a PIN (personal identification number). Money can be placed into your child's personal account for them to access for their school meals. Our system is easy for students to use and eliminates daily money worries. Payments can be made in the form of cash, check (payable to North Colonie Food Service) or online using PayPAMS.
Take advantage of our "Best Bite Bonus", prepay for twenty meals and get one free. Our "Best Bite" meal consists of; Milk (low-fat or non-fat), Vegetables, Fruit, Bread/Grain and Meat/Meat Alternate. "Best Bite" meals offer great nutrition and value. To receive the Bonus meal, prepay $53.00 to your elementary student's account and $58.00 to your junior and senior high students account. Prepay for twenty lunches and receive twenty-one it is that simple!
Pay for Meals Online Too!
The North Colonie Food Service Department offers all parents a secure and convenient way to pay for your child's meals. You will need your child’s PIN to set up the account. Once an account is in place you can set up automatic payments, make manual payments, view account balances, receive low balance notifications, monitor your child's spending and view payment history. It is now available for your smart phone. Go to www.paypams.com to set up an account today!
A refund can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing the request to North Colonie Food and Nutrition Services, 91 Fiddlers Land, Latham NY 12110.
Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.
Send Check or Cash
You can always bring money personally or send it with your student.
Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student's name, their ID #, their teacher's name, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.
If you choose to bring money to school personally or send it with your student, please put it in an envelope clearly marked with the student's first and last name, their ID #, their teacher's name, and the amount enclosed.