The following press release was issued by the Muscogee County School District's Communications Director Mercedes Parham:
Columbus, GA – In accordance with the Georgia Department of Education and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the District will extend alternate meal services for students during the system-wide closure, Tuesday, March 17-Friday, March 27, 2020. Meals will be available, through a grab-and-go service, to all children enrolled in any K-12 educational setting. Students must be present to receive a meal.
Student meals will be provided each day, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the following school sites:
- BakerMiddle School
- CarverHigh School
- J.D.DavisElementary School
- DawsonElementary School
- DoubleChurchesMiddle School
- FoxElementary School
- KeyElementary School
- SpencerHigh School
Buses will also deliver meals to the following sites, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:
- Elizabeth Canty Apartments
- Eagle Trace Apartments
- KendrickHigh School (front of school area)
- Warren Williams Apartments
- Whisperwood Apartments
- Wilson Apartments
During this difficult time, the District’s utmost priority remains the safety and well-being of its students and employees. We ask that all individuals maintain a social distance while waiting in line for their meals. Meals will not be consumed on site.
District schools will remain closed March 16-April 5, 2020. Updates related to the District’s COVID-19 Pandemic Plan can be found on the District website.