School systems set up lunch times for students despite closures
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Multiple school systems around Alabama are setting up times for drive-through lunch pickups. The programs are designed to support children who depend on schools for breakfast or lunch, even as schools are closed due to coronavirus.
Montgomery Public Schools - Click here
Butler County Schools - Meals will be provided for pickup from 9-10 a.m. on March 19, 30 and April 2. Each day’s pickup will be for multiple days of food. The 19th includes breakfast/lunch for 3/20. The 30th includes meals for 3/31 and 4/1. And the 2nd includes meals for 4/3. Meals will not be provided during the week of spring break.
Meals can be picked up at the following locations around the county.
- Dunbar Park Pavilion
- Butler Chapel AME Zion Church
- Butler County Board of Education Central Office Boardroom
- Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
- Greenville Middle School (rear parking lot near cafeteria)
- Georgiana School
- Coaches Corner
- McKenzie Town Pavilion
- Church of the Living God Community Center
Crenshaw County - Meals served between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on March 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27 in the parking lot of the following locations. Each sack meal will include breakfast and lunch.
- In Brantley, meals can be picked up at Brantley High School and Dozier Town Hall
- In Highland Home, meals can be picked up at Highland Home School Drop-off Line, Helicon Community Center, and Honoraville Community Center
- In Luverne, meals can be picked up at Luverne High School, Faith Walk Church, Rutledge Community Center, and Petrey Town Hall
Elmore County - Meals served on March 17, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 and April 1 and 3 between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the following locations.
- Coosada Elementary School
- Eclectic Middle School
- Holtville High School
- Redland Elementary School
- Wetumpka Middle School
Macon County Schools - Starting on March 17 through April 3, meals will be served to students from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the following locations.
- Brownville area - Chisholm Community Center
- Mt. Nebo/Fort Davis area - Cotton Valley Community Center
- Notasulga area - Next to Langford Nutrition Center
- Warrior Stand/Borumville area - District 2 community center
- Tuskegee area - Rear of BTW
- Shorter area - Prairie Farms Center
Opelika City Schools - Starting on March 23 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., the following locations will serve meals to those under 18 regardless of the school they attend.
- Carver Primary School
- Opelika High School
Phenix City - Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. March 18, 19 and 20 and from March 30 through April 3 at the following locations.
- Frederick Douglas Apartments
- Hidden Hills Trace Apartments
- Whispering Pines Apartments
- Sumbry Hill Apartments
- Spring Ridge Apartments
- Riverview Apartments
- Greenleaf Apartments
- Steeplecrest Apartments
- 420 Martin Luther King Parkway
- Sanford Park Road
- Brookwood Park Apartments
- L.P. Stough
- LIVE Garrett Woods Apartments
- Edmond Estates Apartments
Pike County Schools - A meal distribution plan will take place on weekdays from March 19-20 and March 23 through April 3. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to students 18 and under from 9 a.m. until noon at these locations.
- Pike County Elementary School
- Goshen High School
Pike Road Schools - Curbside meal pick up will begin on March 25. The pick-up site is the Historic Campus (middle school) located at 4710 Pike Road. This takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
This list will be updated as soon as more information is made available. [CLICK HERE]
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