Grab-and-Go Meals

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    April 20, 2020

    Grab-and-Go Meals – NEW INFO!

    St. Charles Parish Public Schools will continue to provide meals to students throughout the school closure until May 26. Student meals will be distributed each Tuesday from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at the Lafon Performing Arts Center located at 275 Judge Edward Dufrense Parkway in Luling. Each week, families will be able to obtain enough meals for the entire week via curbside drive-up. Meals include a shelf-stable breakfast and refrigerated or frozen lunch. An ID is not required to pick-up meals, and students do NOT need to be present.

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    March 27, 2020

    Grab-and-Go Meals – UPDATED INFO!

    In conjunction with the United Way of St. Charles and Second Harvest Food Bank, we will once again provide meals for our families. Meal kit distribution for next week will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at the Lafon Performing Arts Center located at 275 Judge Edward Dufrense Parkway in Luling. Families will be able to obtain enough meal kits for the entire week via curbside drive-up. Each meal kit contains two breakfast items, one lunch and one snack. An ID is not required to pick-up meal kits, and students do NOT need to be present.

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    Update Regarding Meal Kit Distribution Change

    March 23, 2020
    Meal Kit Distribution Change

    Due to the Governor’s “Stay At Home Order” that was issued yesterday, March 22, to further fight the spread of COVID-19, there has been a change in plans communicated yesterday (March 22) regarding the meal kit distribution set to take place at the Lafon Arts Center by the school system in conjunction with the United Way of St. Charles and Second Harvest Food Bank.

    Because the Governor issued the “Stay At Home Order” after our initial plans were shared, meal kit distribution will now be held only on Tuesday, March 24. A limited number of these meal kits (which contain two breakfast items, one lunch and one snack each) will be available via curbside drive-up at the Lafon Performing Arts Center (275 Judge Edward Dufrense Parkway, Luling) from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM on Tuesday, March 24 only.

    Those distributing the meal kits will be supplied with personal protective gear including gloves and masks. The temperature of each person assisting will be taken prior to involvement with the distribution. This decision was made to protect the safety and well-being of our employees, students, families and community by trying to limit the exposure and frequency of in-person contact. We appreciate your understanding as we do our best to provide meals and keep everyone safe. 

    Dr. Ken Oertling
    Superintendent
    St. Charles Parish Public Schools

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    March 22, 2020

    Grab-and-Go Meals – NEW INFO!

    As mentioned in our last update, we have been working in partnership with other local entities to explore the possibility of providing meals for our students. By partnering with the United Way of St. Charles and Second Harvest Food Bank, meal kits will be available next week for our students beginning Tuesday, March 24, through Friday, March 27, 2020. A limited number of these meal kits that contain two breakfast items, one lunch and one snack will be available via curbside drive-up at the Lafon Performing Arts Center (275 Judge Edward Dufrense Parkway, Luling) from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Tuesday through Friday. Meal kits provided will be based on the number of children present at the time of pick-up. An ID is not required to pick-up meal kits. We are grateful and thank the United Way of St. Charles and Second Harvest Food Bank for assisting during this time and our SCPPS employees who have volunteered to distribute the meal kits at the Lafon Performing Arts Center.

    St. Charles Parish Public Schools hopes to resume its grab-and-go meals beginning the week of March 30, 2020. These plans are tentative and subject to change due to the fluid and rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation. We will keep you updated on any plans regarding grab-and-go meals.

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    March 18, 2020

    Closure Update Grab-and-Go Meals Suspended

    A school system employee has informed us that they are under quarantine at a hospital due to exhibiting symptoms associated with Coronavirus/COVID-19.  While this employee was not associated with the grab-and-go meals distributed this week, out of an abundance of caution we are suspending the grab-and-go meals at this time. 

    We recognize this is a valuable service needed during this challenging time of uncertainty and adversely impacts our families. However, the safety, health and well-being of our students, employees and community remain our top priority.  We will continue to evaluate and explore food distribution options for our students in light of this recent development. We appreciate your understanding and patience.

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    Grab-and-Go Meals

    St. Charles Parish Public Schools is executing an emergency feeding plan for our students to ensure that they do not experience a lapse in food security. The emergency feeding plan will provide free breakfast and lunch meals for students up to age 18. Meal service will begin on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Thursday, April 9, 2020, each weekday from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Meals will be served at these 5 designated sites:

    • St. Rose Elementary
    • Harry Hurst Middle
    • Luling Elementary
    • R.K. Smith Middle
    • R.J. Vial Elementary

    A pre-packaged lunch for the current day and a pre-packaged breakfast for the following day will be distributed during the pick-up time of 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the designated sites. Meals provided will be based on the number of children present at the time of pick-up. An ID is not required to pick-up meals.