Beginning Monday, March 22, Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will implement the following changes to its mobile meals and curbside meal distribution programs. The changes accommodate the reopening of schools for Phase 2 in-person instruction on March 22. Students returning for Phase 2 in person attend school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Meal program changes
- Friday, March 19, is the final day for morning curbside meal hours of 7 to 8 a.m.
- Friday, March 19, is the final day for all curbside meal service at Malcolm Elementary School.
- Starting March 22, curbside distribution sites will operate from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Service continues at the 16 locations listed below.
- Henry E. Lackey High School;
- La Plata High School;
- Maurice J. McDonough High School;
- North Point High School;
- St. Charles High School;
- Thomas Stone High School;
- Westlake High School;
- Mattawoman Middle School;
- Milton M. Somers Middle School;
- Piccowaxen Middle School;
- Billingsley Elementary School;
- Indian Head Elementary School;
- Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School;
- Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School;
- J.C. Parks Elementary School; and
- J.P. Ryon Elementary School.
- The CCPS mobile meals program will continue at designated stops Monday through Friday. A route list is posted at ccboe.com/freemeals.
- Students returning March 22 to in-person instruction will be offered free daily meal bags, including a breakfast bag and a lunch bag. Students will also be offered a free take-home meal bag with dinner and a snack. All meal bags provided to students attending school in-person include the same items handed out at curbside meal sites. Menus are posted at ccboe.com/freemeals.
- Families of students attending school in person can pick up meals on Wednesdays or an extra meal bag for the weekend on Fridays at curbside sites or mobile routes.
- Families will be offered extra meal bags on Fridays at both curbside and mobile meal sites.
- Meal sites and mobile meal routes are closed April 2 through April 9 for spring break. Families will be offered two additional meal bags on Thursday, April 1. Meal service resumes Monday, April 12.
Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).
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