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Update - 4/14/20:

The District  is continuing to offer breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 years of age or younger at no charge, during the period of school closure due to COVID-19 concerns.  This is available to any family with children who need assistance.

We are making some changes to the meal schedule to better serve our families.  The changes are effective this Wednesday, April 15th.  We are adding more bus stops to our morning schedule, eliminating one stop, and changing the times of two stops.

The Cherry Street Field Stop will be discontinued and a neighborhood stop will be added.

Robinson’s Hardware meal pick up times have changed to 7:10 to 7:25.

The United Methodist Church meal pick up times have changed to a later time.  Meals will be available at the church from 9:01 to 9:20 am.

Meals continue be available for pick up at Quinn Middle School from 7:00 to 9:00 am.

The schedule of times and locations for food pick up is as follows and will be posted on the website.  These times are estimates.  Please be flexible as we work out the schedule.



Routes Stops




7:10 AM

7:25 AM

Robinson's Hardware

7:28 AM

7:33 AM

Wood Park

7:36 AM

7:37 AM

Giasson St

7:40 AM

7:41 AM

Summer St

7:45 AM

8:05 AM

Grove @ Cherry St

8:10 AM

8:12 AM

Cox and Santos

8:26 AM

8:30 AM

St. Michael's parking lot

8:40 AM

8:42 AM

Pine and Meadowbrook

8:48 AM

8:50 AM

Carter and Butman

8:54 AM

8:59 AM

Marion St and Moulton Park

9:01 AM

9:20 AM

United Methodist Church, 34 Felton Street


The Days of operation remain the same.

Monday – Breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday will be provided.

Wednesday – Breakfast and lunch for Wednesday and Thursday will be provided.

Friday – Breakfast and lunch for Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be provided.

Community Outreach

For families in need:
First United Methodist Church will have a drive-thru food pick up on:
Mondays and Thursdays from 12P-2P.  
How can you support?  Contact Stacy Hartford at (978)601-2494 or

The Hudson Community Food Pantry
The Food Pantry, located at: 28 Houghton St, is open Saturdays from 9-10:30A.  For more info:  Hudson Food Pantry 

Project Bread:
You can reach them via their phone at:  1-800-645-8333 or TTY 1-800-377-1292 
They are open Mon-Fri 8A to 7P and Sat from 10A to 2P  
For more information:  Project Bread
  • Nutrition Information for ice cream that is sold in the district is located below under Food Service Documents - or by clicking here.  

  • Nutritional Information for all snacks served in schools is on the approved 'A LIST' and it can be found by clicking:  A LIST.

  • Last day to put money on your My School Bucks account for this school year is:  June 18, 2020

  • We offer a variety of snack options for our students at all schools.  Those items include, but are not limited to, granola bars, various baked chips, fruit gummies, etc.  Other A la carte items include milk, juice, water and extra entrees.  If you do not want your child to purchase any snack or a la carte items, please email your request to Kelly Haley at A note will be put on your child's account.

USDA Info on: Smart Snacks
Smart Snacks Offered at all Elementary Schools

 Motts Fruit Gummies          Rice Krispies Treats/Whole Grain Nature Valley Granola Bars/Assorted
 Whole Hand Fruit     Chex Mix Kelloggs Nutrigrain Bars/Blueberry
 Rold Gold Pretzel Twists Goldfish Pretzels/Whole Grain Keebler Animal Crackers/Whole Grain
 Cheezits/Whole Grain Reduced Fat Baked Doritos Reduced Fat Baked Lays
 Cracker Goldfish/Whole Grain Keebler Graham Cracker/Honey Keebler Graham Scooby Cinnamon Stick Crackers
 Ocean Spray Strawberry Craisins Raisins/Seedless Kelloggs Poptarts/Whole Grain



Follow us on Instagram!  @HPSFoodSvc

Department Personnel

Shane Riordan, Director of Dining Services, Chartwells
Catering and Nutrition or Cafeteria questions
978-567-6111, x42147

Kelly Haley
HPS Food Service Assistant
Free/Reduced & all Account questions
978-567-6111, x42146

 Free/Reduced Forms

If you are earning at or below current Income Eligibility Guidelines, we encourage you to contact your school to fill out a school meal application.  The Food Service Department will process your application and issue an eligibility determination based on the state guidelines.

What you should know....
  • The grace period for FY20 Eligibility ends October 16, 2020.  Please send in your FY21 application BEFORE that date!
  • Applications must be completely filled out.  Applications not completely filled out will cause a delay in the eligibility determination.  Parents are responsible for meal charges until notification of benefits is received.
  • If you are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, your child automatically qualifies for free school meals.  Please contact your school to determine if you need to fill out an application.
  • You may be asked to give written proof of eligibility.
  • You may apply at anytime during the school year.
  • Eligibility letters received by parents must be kept for reference.
  • Students attending Hudson Public Schools the previous year who were eligible for free or reduced meals at the end of the school year will continue to receive benefits for the first 30 days of the new school year.  A new form must be filled out each school year to continue to receive benefits for the remainder of the school year.
  • Applications may be dropped off at your child's school or to the attention of Kelly Haley in the Administration Building at 155 Apsley Street.
The federal free lunch program only includes a full breakfast and a full lunch meal.  It does not include extra drinks (milk, juice, water) or a la carte items and snacks.  If your child brings a lunch from home and is not getting the free or reduced meal, they are required to pay for their drink.

Food Service Links

Meal Pricing

Breakfast All Schools

Breakfast Full Price - $1.50 
Reduced Prices - All Schools
Breakfast Reduced - $0.30
Lunch Reduced - $0.40

Farley, Forest Ave, Mulready - School Lunches

Lunch Full Price   - $3.00  

Quinn Middle School 

Lunch Full Price  - $3.25  

Hudson High School 

Lunch Full Price  - $3.25
2nd Entree (only available with purchase of a full lunch) - $2.00
A la Carte Milk/Juice/8oz water

Adult Lunch - 

Adult Breakfast - 

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