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DETAILS: North Alabama school systems feeding students during coronavirus shutdown

Many North Alabama school districts are making arrangements to make meals available to students while schools are shut down to combat the coronavirus crisis.

Posted: Mar 16, 2020 10:53 PM
Updated: Mar 19, 2020 11:31 PM

Many North Alabama school districts are making arrangements to make meals available to students while schools are shut down to combat the coronavirus crisis.

WAAY 31 has compiled this information below.

School systems not on the list should send their information to newsroom@waaytv.com

Statewide

Free breakfasts and lunches will be distributed to any child aged 18 and younger, at sites across the state.
No paperwork is required, but children must be present with a parent or guardian to receive these meals. To maintain “social distancing”, the meals must be picked up “to go” and will not be consumed at the distribution location.

Visit www.breakforaplate.com, or call 211 for more information.

Arab City Schools

Arab City Schools is offering curbside meals to children 18 and under. You can register to participate at https://forms.gle/NXrbpSXxiuHJ9GDPA.

Meals can be picked up March 23 at Arab Primary School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each child will get five breakfasts and five lunch meals.

Families can pick up meals in the APS drop off lane at the back of the school. Meals will be delivered to the car. Children must be present.

Athens City Schools

THROUGH MARCH 27

Weekdays only. No weekend distribution.

TIME: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

LOCATIONS:

Athens Elementary School (Clinton St. Campus)

601 S. Clinton St.

Athens, AL 35611

*Located on the corner of S. Clinton St. and Forrest St.

The Haven

810 N. Malone St.

Athens, AL 35611

*Located on the corner of N. Malone and 5th Ave.

Meals will be available at the two locations listed above (AES and The Haven)
Meals will be distributed “Grab-and-Go” style (drive up or walk up)
We will provide 2 meals daily (1 breakfast and 1 lunch meal)
There must be at least 1 person in the vehicle (or walking) who is 18 or younger
At the grab-and-go, you will tell us the number of meals needed for children (18 and younger) in your household
All children 18 and younger can receive food AT NO COST whether they are an ACS student or not

WEEK OF SPRING BREAK (MARCH 30-APRIL 3)

We will notify our school community and post information to social media when the details are finalized.

If you need food and have no way to get to any location, let your school principal know and we will make every effort to get food to you.

Boaz City Schools

Boaz City Schools are feeding children 18 or under on Thursday. The district will begin handing out food from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children must be present to receive food. 

The entrance is located at the extended day entrance of Boaz Elementary School on the side of the school.

Decatur

Starting this Monday, March 23, Abundant Life East End Church will have a pick up location in Decatur, 1806 Beech Street SE, corner of Beech St & 18 1/2 Ave. SE) Pick up will be on the east side of the building. They will provide an evening meal from 3 to 5 p.m.

The meal will come in sealed plastic bags and will be cold meals. This meal will be free, only requirement of USDA is for us to log in the name and age of the child receiving the meal.

This program is for children ages 5-18 that currently attend the school year. The meals will be given out on first come basis and meals will be added each day to accommodate the demand.

DeKalb County Schools

Starting Tuesday, DeKalb County schools will provide meals at a pickup site in each town near a school between 10 am and 2 pm. The pickup sitesand schedule will be posted Tuesday via the board of education’s social media.

Florence City Schools

Meals can be picked up Monday- Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at W.C. Handy School, Weeden Elementary School, Harlan Elementary School, Florence Middle School, Church of the Highlands at the Shoals Marriott Conference Center, and The Dream Center on Cloverdale Road.

Fort Payne City Schools

Starting Tuesday, Fort Payne Middle School, Williams Avenue Elementary School, and Will’s Valley Elementary School will all have meals prepared for students at 11 am to 12 pm.

Three buses will also be run to bring students to eat.

Bus route 1 will be ran to Fort Payne Walking Park (11:00 am -11:15 am), Stewart Court Apartments (11:30 am -11:45 am), Green Acres Trailer Park (12:00 pm – 12:30 pm), and Fort Payne Family Worship Center (12:45 pm – 1:00 pm).

Bus Route 2 will be run to 13th Street Apartments (11:00 am – 11:15 am), Fort Payne Church of Christ (11:30 am – 11:45 am), Mountain Trace Apartments (12:00 pm – 12:15 pm), and Briarwood Apartments (12:45 pm – 1:00 pm).

Bus Route 3 will run to the Five Points Bus Stop (11:00 am – 11:30 am) and Fischer Rescue Squad (12:00 pm – 12:30 pm).

Huntsville City Schools

The FREE Curbside Lunch Service is continuing for youth 18 years of age and under, Monday-Friday from 10:30am – 1:00pm through March 27th at these Participating School Sites:

Lee High School

Lakewood Elementary

Morris Elementary/Middle

Chaffee Elementary

STARTING MARCH 20TH

Huntsville City Schools will be offering two school bus delivery options in our community from 11:00am until Noon.

1. HCS will have a School Bus parked in the Cherokee Bend Apartment Complex, 4177 Newsome Rd.

2. HCS will have another School Bus driving a continuous loop through the Edmonton Heights neighborhood (Wilkerson Dr., around Melody Dr. and back to Salem Dr., exiting Wilkerson Dr.)

This School Bus delivery service will be offered March 20th - Friday, March 27th from 11:00am - 12:00pm (Weekdays Only)

To stay up to date with the most recent information, please visit our district website at: https://www.huntsvillecityschools.org/

Jackson County Schools

Free meals are offered at Dutton Elementary for children ages 18 and younger. The adult meal price is $3.50. This service is available Monday through Friday, March 17 to April 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Drive-by pickup is at the back door of the lunchroom. 

Madison City Schools

Madison City Schools wants to ease some of those anxieties by offering food pickup at several school lunchrooms and through pickup locations across the community.

Beginning Tuesday, the following schools will offer free grab-n-go lunches daily, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through the remainder of this week. Distribution will be through walk-up or drive-through service.

This is for students only and they must be present to receive a meal.

Locations are Rainbow, Horizon, James Clemens, Mill Creek and West Madison.

Triana-area students can pick up a grab-n-go lunch at the Town Municipal Building between 10:30 and 12:30 a.m. throughout the remainder of the week.

Madison City Schools is also partnering with several churches and non-profit agencies to help provide food assistance. This outreach is to any family served by Madison City Schools.

Pickup locations have been identified for daily distribution of food by families served by Madison City Schools. The rotations start Tuesday at Asbury Church at 980 Hughes Road, 5-7 p.m. and continue weekdays until April 6.

Locations and times are as follows:

Mondays: First Baptist Church 4257 Sullivan Street, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesdays: Asbury Church, 980 Hughes Road, Madison, 5-7 p.m. (Use Gillespie Road entrance).

Wednesdays: Trinity Baptist, 1088 Hughes Road, Madison, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursdays: Asbury Church, 980 Hughes Road, Madison, 5-7 p.m. (Use Gillespie Road entrance).

Fridays: Heritage Church, 29768 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, Madison,
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Triana area families will be served by Inside-Out-Ministries and Crosspointe Church on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a location in Triana to be announced.

If there are special circumstances preventing you from picking up at one of these locations, please email our MCS social worker, Briana Hawkins, at bbhawkins@madisoncity.k12.al.us

If you are interested in volunteering in this effort or donating non perishable food items, email the MCS Development Office: lshaw@madisoncity.k12.al.us

Madison County Schools

Madison City Schools will offer food from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Friday until April 3.

We plan to offer meals as 'grab and go' at six locations in the Madison County School System.

Those locations are: New Hope Elementary, Madison Crossroads Elementary, Harvest Elementary School, Hazel Green Elementary and Riverton Elementary

Morgan County Schools

Grab-n-Go Curbside Meal Pick-up Dates:

Wednesday, March 18th from 10 am -1 pm
pick up 5 meals per child (2 breakfasts and 3 lunches)
Monday, March 23rd from 10 am - 1pm
pick up 9 meals per child (4 breakfast and 5 lunches)
Meals will not be provided during Spring Break.

Grab-n-Go Curbside Meal Pick- up Sites:

Parents may choose to pick up meals from the sites listed below .
Union Hill School
Lacey's Spring School
Cotaco School
Eva School
Sparkman School
Priceville High
Falkville Schools
Danville Middle
West Morgan Elementary

You will be contacted by your child's school, through School Status, to sign up for these FREE meals. If you have not been contacted by Tuesday, March 17th at 10:00 am, please contact your child's school.

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