Which Utah school districts will feed students during soft-closure?

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UTAH (ABC4 News) — Despite the recent state-wide soft-closure of all Utah public schools for two weeks, some districts are making sure that food-insecure students won’t go hungry by continuing to provide breakfast and lunch.

ABC4 compiled a list of schools districts by county that will continue to provide meals to students. The list will be updated as more information is received. Click here for all Utah school-related closures and cancellations due to coronavirus.

Beaver:

Box Elder:

Cache:

Carbon:

Daggett:

Daggett School District: The district will provide grab and go breakfast and lunch meals for those who need it for the regular free, reduced lunch, or full pay fee. Those who wish to receive meals should contact their school secretary by 10:00 a.m. the day prior. Those calling will need to provide the names of their student(s) and which meals the student will require for the next day. Breakfast and lunch meals will be picked up at the same time at each school’s designated time.

Dutch John students can pick up meals at the Flaming Gorge Elementary parking lot at 8:00 a.m. Manila students can pick up their meals at Manila High School at 8:00 a.m. and Birch Creek students can pick up meals at the Crossroads at 8:00 a.m. Please see the school’s website for more information.

Davis:

Davis School District: The county will provide breakfast and lunch to students with accounts beginning Monday, March 16. Students will be charged the price they usually pay for the meals. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Students can receive meals at different schools in the county than the one they attend, but they will be required to show their student ID or provide their first and last name. Visit the district’s website for more information.

Duchesne:

Duchesne County School District: The district’s food service will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for students. Schools will stay in touch with families about a food pick-up schedule in order to stagger students and maintain social distancing. See the school’s website for additional information.

Emery:

Garfield:

Garfield County School District: On Tuesday, March 17, the district will post instructions on how students can obtain school lunch. School lunch will be provided beginning Wednesday, March 18. The district will provide full-price, reduced, and free school lunch to students. Visit the district’s website for more information.

Grand:

Iron:

Juab:

Juab School District: The district will provide school lunches to students from 12:00 p.m. through 12:30 p.m. each day at Levan Park, Red Cliffs Elementary, Nebo View Elementary, Juab High School, Mona Elementary, and Rocky Ridge Church. The district asks that those picking up lunches do not congregate. Visit the district’s website for more information.

Kane:

Kane County School District: The district will provide grab-and-go sack lunches for each day of the school soft-closure, beginning on Tuesday, March 17. Lunches will not be provided during Spring Break. Bus drivers will deliver the sack lunches according to their regular bus routes, and students can pick up the lunches at their bus stops. the district will charge students for lunches according to their current lunch eligibility status. Busses will leave the kitchens at 11:00 a.m., and exact stop times will be determined depending on participation.

IMPORTANT: Parents can sign up for the meal service for their children up until midnight on Monday, March 16. They only need to sign up once for the entire closure rather than every day. During the two-week dismissal of classes, Kane School District will continue to provide lunch to all students. Parents should visit the district’s website to sign up for the meal service.

Millard:

Millard School District: The district will provide free breakfast and lunch to any child under age 18, regardless of whether or not the child is a student in the district. Students must pick up lunch for the current day and breakfast for the next day at the same time.

Meal pick-up is available at the following locations:

  • Delta South Elementary School (use bus lane)
  • Fillmore Middle School (enter at northwest corner of school)

Starting Wednesday, March 18th, meals will be served at the schools and remote locations between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. every weekday.

The district is also planning to deliver meals to some outlying towns, including Oak City, Leamington, Sutherland, Hinckley, Deseret, Meadow, Kanosh, Flowell, Holden, and Scipio. The meals can be picked up from a school bus at the LDS Church in each of these towns.For any questions or circumstances that would prohibit the ability to pick up meals, contact Kris Albrecht, CNP Supervisor. Visit the district’s website for more information.

Morgan:

Piute:

Piute County School District: The district will provide free school breakfast and lunch to students beginning on March 18. Breakfast will be available for pick up as a grab-and-go meal at 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on March 18 and Monday, March 23. All other breakfast meals will be given to students with their lunch on the day before. Lunches will be provided each weekday starting March 18th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM as a grab-and-go meal. 

Elementary and high school students living in the Circleville area will pick their meals up at the back gym door at Circleville Elementary. Students living in Junction and Kingston will pick their meals up in the lobby of the high school. Students living in Marysvale will pick their meals up at the elementary school. Antimony and Angle students can pick up their meals at Antimony Elementary. Greenwich, Koosharem, and Burrville students can pick up their meals at Koosharem Elementary. Pick-up times for Antimony and Koosharem Elementary schools may be different. Visit the district’s website for additional information.

Rich:

Rich School District: The district will provide breakfast and lunch for school age students for the regular fee. Students can pick up grab-and-go meals in either lunch room between 9:00 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.

Students can also pick up meals at the following designated stops: 
(Times may vary.  Check website for updates.)

9:00 a.m.     Mountain Fuel
9:20 a.m.     Woodruff Church Parking Lot
9:40 a.m.     Freedom Lane 
10:15 a.m.   The Junction

9:00 a.m.     Pickleville Stop
9:20 a.m.     Garden City Church Parking Lot
9:40 a.m.     Bear Hollow
10:00 a.m.   KOA

Meals must be pre ordered by 11:00 a.m. the previous day. Parents can pre-order meals for their students at the following numbers:

435-793-2135 ext. 119 – Randolph
435-946-3359 ext. 204 – Laketown
or text 435-881-0101

Please see the district’s website for more information.

Salt Lake County:

Canyons School District: Lunch will be served grab-n-go style at Midvale Middle until 12:30 p.m.

Granite School District: The district will provide breakfasts and lunches to students from March 16, 2020 through March 27, 2020 through the Emergency Food Service sponsored by the Summer Feeding program, which is available to all children ages one through 18 during a National Emergency. Meals will not be provided from March 19 through March 23. The State Board of Education will re-evaluate emergency feeding of students following March 27, 2020 based on whether or not schools will continue to be closed. Each site will offer ‘grab and go’ meals available through drive up or walk-in. Siblings of students who are enrolled at different schools can go to the same school to pick up meals. Generally, schools will follow the schedule below, but please check meal times for your specific school, as they can vary.

Lunch Meals: 11:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. at most school locations

Breakfast Meals: 8:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. for participating locations.

Granger High School: The Granite School District’s food program will be providing breakfast and lunch grab and go bags during the dismissal, but students will not be able to eat the meal in the school. This service is available during the school’s regular breakfast hours (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.). Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meals will not be served during Spring Break (March 19 through March 23. However, meals will resume again on March 24 through March 27. All children ages 1 through 18 can receive a free meal. Visit the school’s website for more information.

Granite Park Junior High: Starting Monday, the school will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for any person younger than 19. Youth and children can pick up breakfast from 8:00-8:30 at Granite Park, and pick up lunch from 11:30-12:00. The meals will be handed out on the 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th of March. Meals will not be distributed during the days scheduled for Spring Break. Students will not be allowed on campus after picking up their grab-and-go meals.

Hunter Junior High: Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Anyone ages 19 and under are welcome to come to the school and pick up a bagged and/or lunch.

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Jordan School District: The district will provide breakfast and lunch to students starting Thursday, March 19 at elementary schools only. Meals will not be available for pickup at secondary schools, but students of all ages can get meals at elementary schools with their student numbers. Meals are available through pick-up only, and students must return home after receiving their meal. Breakfast is available at schools which currently serve breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Schools will provide grab and go lunches from 11:30 a.m. through 1 p.m.

Grab-and-go school breakfast will be served at schools that currently offer breakfast from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and school lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Salt Lake City School District: Beginning on Monday, March 23, the Salt Lake City School District will receive both a sack lunch to eat that day, along with a breakfast that can be refrigerated and eaten the next day. The will allow families to make only one daily trip to schools per day to pick up the meals.

The new serving time will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., though staff will be available beyond that time if families are at the pickup locations.

Special meal request and dietary restrictions will be accommodated upon request. All meals are delivered by staff directly to families’ vehicles, though walk-up service is available for those without cars.

Visit the school district’s website updated menus and program information. Click here for meal pickup locations.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Mar. 20, 2020 – Starting on Monday, Mar. 23, the Salt Lake City School District will change the format of its “Grab and Go” meal service for students during the statewide COVID-19 school dismissal. Students will still be able to receive a breakfast and lunch each weekday in a “lunch today, breakfasts tomorrow” format. 

Every weekday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., students will be able to receive a sack lunch to eat today, along with a sack breakfast that can be refrigerated to eat tomorrow. This will mean families will only need to make one daily trip to schools to receive food instead of two. 

To help ensure safety, all meals will be prepared, packaged and delivered by our staff directly to families’ vehicles. For those without a vehicle, walk-up service is also available. Special meal requests/dietary restrictions will be accommodated upon request. Families may contact our registered dietician, Brianna Hardisty, to determine site locations and make special arrangements, as needed (Brianna.Hardisty@slcschools.org). 

The new serving time is 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., but staff will continue serving beyond 12:30pm if families are present. 

This federal food service program is free and open to the public. Free/reduced meal benefit status and school enrollment is not a requirement. These meals will be provided daily, free of charge, to all children ages 18 and younger. Meals will be provided at the sites and times listed below.

San Juan:

San Juan School District: The district will provide grab-and-go meals to all children 18 years old and younger beginning on Tuesday, March 17. Parents and students should check with their school for specific instructions of how to receive meals. Visit the district’s website for more information.

Sanpete:

North Sanpete School District: The district will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals to students at the elementary school nearest their homes. Buses will deliver meals to Chester, Wales, Milburn, Indianola, and other locations. See the COVID-19 Resources Tab on the district’s website or your local school website for meal pick-up schedules. Students will need to eat the meals at home.

South Sanpete School District: The district will provide school lunch starting on Wednesday, March 18. Parents will receive information about the times and locations for picking up lunch on Monday, March 16.

Sevier:

Sevier School District: The district will communicate with parents about a plan for providing school lunches to students that will be similar to the summer lunch program. Visit the district’s website for additional information.

Summit:

North Summit School District: The district will provide sack lunches to all current North Summit students and breakfast to elementary and middle school students. Those who are interested in receiving meals should email Robin Wilde at rwilde@nsummit.org no later than 9:00 a.m. each day. The email should include any dietary needs or restrictions. Parents and students can pick up lunch at the north door of North Summit Middle School. Robin Wilde will let parents know about pick up times in her email response.

Please visit the district’s website for additional information.

Park City School District: The district will provide grab-and-go sack breakfasts and lunches to all students in the district on weekdays beginning on March 17 up until the end of the school dismissal. Parents can pick up the meals at Ecker Hill Middle or Treasure Mountain Junior High between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. They may pick up one lunch (includes a sandwich, chips, fruit, and milk) and one breakfast (includes cereal, fruit, and milk) per student. Meals are free for all students under 18. Visit the district’s website for more information.

South Summit School District: Those who would like to receive a school lunch must send an email to tclegg@ssummit.org or call 435-783-4301 Ext. 3310. Breakfast and lunch will be available to students at the price they normally pay. Students can pick up lunch and breakfast each morning starting Wednesday, March 18 and Thursday, March 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Middle School. They can also pick up lunch and breakfast for the week of March 23rd to March 27th each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Those who are unable to pick up meals can send an email to the address included above to make different arrangements. Visit the district’s website for additional information.

Tooele:

Tooele County School District: Starting Tuesday, March 17, the district will provide sack lunches to students at different locations. Watch for an email with lunch options and locations, which will be sent out on Monday, March 16. See the district’s website for more information.

Uintah:

Uintah School District: The district will provide free grab-and-go school lunches to all children in the community ages 18 and under starting on Wednesday, March 18. Lunches will be available every week day for the remainder of the dismissal period, and can be picked up at the following locations and times:

  • Ashley Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Naples Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Eagle View Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Lapoint Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Jensen City Park from 11:30 a.m. to noon
  • Tridell Community Center from 11:15 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Whiterocks Community Center from 11:45 a.m. to noon

The district asks that families remain in their car and pick up meals at the curb at their designated school. Adult meals will be available for $3.75 each. Call the Uintah School District Child Nutrition Office at 435-781-3185 with questions.

Utah:

Provo City School District: The district will provide breakfast and lunch for all children ages 0 through 18 every week day beginning on Monday, March 16. Bagged meals will be provided grab and go style through a car drive through. Walk-ins are also welcome. Breakfast will be served at a designated pick-up area from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the same location. Meals will be free to all children.

Please see the district’s website for specific information and locations.

Noah Webster Academy: The school will provide lunches to any scholar during the two week school closure period. Sack lunches will be served drive through style between 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Families can come to the front gym doors. Meals will be provided through window 3. Visit the school’s website for more information.

Wasatch:

Washington:

Washington County School District: The district anticipates that it will provide grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for students beginning on Monday, March 23 following Spring Break, which lasts from March 16 through March 20. The district will communicate with students about times and locations for meal pick-up during the soft-closure period. See the district’s website for more information.

Wayne:

Weber:

Weber School District: The district will provide grab-and-go school lunches that students can pick up from their school. Schools that provide breakfast will provide a grab-and-go option for students as well. The district will provide additional information regarding school meals during the soft-closure period.

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