NCSS Expands Meal Distribution Program

NCSS Expands Meal Distribution Program--All Children Eat Free!
Posted on 01/27/2021
Free Weekly MealsAll children under the age of 18, or under the age of 21 for students with special needs, are eligible to receive FREE breakfast and lunch meals. Parents or guardians can pick up meals without their child(ren) present if needed. A variety of delivery options are available including weekly meals pick up, daily meals school bus stop delivery, and daily meals school site pick up.

Option 1: Weekly Meals Pick Up

The school system is temporarily offering weekly meals on our Food Bus at select locations throughout the community from 11:00 am – 1 pm. Please see the table below for days and locations. Note: These are subject to change.

DAY

FOOD BUS

PICK UP SITE

ADDRESS

Mondays

Food Bus 1

Publix

13015 Brown Bridge Rd Space 400, Covington, GA 30016

Food Bus 2

Food Depot

6169 US-278, Covington, GA 30014

Tuesdays

Food Bus 1

Burger King

53 Highway 81 South, Covington, GA 30016

Food Bus 2

Kroger

3139 U.S, Hwy 278 NE, Covington, GA 30014

Wednesdays

Food Bus 1

Food Depot

6169 US-278, Covington, GA 30014

Food Bus 2

QT

11124 GA-142, Covington, GA 30014

Thursdays

Food Bus 1

Bells

11377 Brown Bridge Rd, Covington, GA 30016

Food Bus 2

Shane’s Rib Shack/Kroger

5340 Hwy 20 S, Covington, GA 30016

Fridays

Food Bus 1

Kroger (278)

3139 U.S, Hwy 278 NE, Covington, GA 30014

Food Bus 2

Bells

11377 Brown Bridge Rd, Covington, GA 30016


Additionally, weekly meal supplies are still available for pick-up on Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 pm at the following elementary schools:

• Heard-Mixon
• Live Oak
• Middle Ridge
• Oak Hill
• West Newton

Please note when receiving weekly meals or weekend meals, all food items are cold. Most entrees and some vegetables will need cooking and/or reheating to the correct and done temperature. Please refer to the cooking instructions provided with the meal.

Option 2: Daily Meals School Site Pick Up

A parent/guardian can visit one of our cafeterias listed below to pick up a meal from 11:00am - 1:00pm each day. When you arrive, please call the applicable cafeteria phone number and let us know how many children need a meal.

Site

 Contact Numbers

Alcovy High

678-342-5642

Clements Middle

678-342-2492

Cousins Middle

678-342-2706

East Newton Elementary

678-342-2471

Eastside High

678-342-2752

Fairview Elementary

770-784-2940

Flint Hill Elementary

678-342-2582

Heard Mixon Elementary

678-342-2524

Indian Creek Middle

678-342-2803

Liberty Middle

678-625-6622

Live Oak Elementary

678-625-6668

Livingston Elementary

770-385-6914

Mansfield Elementary

678-342-2581

Middle Ridge Elementary

770-385-6468

NC Theme School

770-784-2960

NCCA

770-788-5497

Newton High

678-342-2821

Oak Hill Elementary

770-385-6911

Porterdale Elementary

678-342-2859

Rocky Plains Elementary

678-342-5584

South Salem Elementary

678-625-6613

Veterans Memorial Middle

770-385-6902

West Newton Elementary

770-385-6477


Option 3: Daily Meals School Bus Stop Delivery

For those students who chose the virtual track at the beginning of the semester, the meal pick-up process has not changed. In-person students who have been temporarily moved to the virtual track can obtain free meals (breakfast and lunch) from one of our designated bus stop delivery locations. Please refer to our online bus route schedule (to determine the location and timing of the meal delivery stop closest to your residence.

Finally, we are temporarily establishing stops to deliver daily meals (including weekend meals on Fridays) in the following areas. The table below provides information regarding the approximate timeframes each bus will be at each stop. Note: These are subject to change.

Bus Stop

Time Frame

Arbor Lake Apartments

12:00 pm – 12:20 pm

Cedar Grove Community

12:15 pm – 12:35 pm

Covington Estates

11:45 am – 12:05 pm

Five Oaks Subdivision

10:50 am – 11:00 am

Jamestown

11:20 am – 11:35 am

Long Brach Subdivision

11:05 am – 11:15 am

Salem Springs

10:35 am – 10:55 am

Twin Chimneys Subdivision

10:40 am – 10:50 am

Wagon Train

11:00 am – 11:20 am

Wells Mobile Home Park

11:30 am – 11:50 am


Questions
If you have questions regarding meal distribution for your students please contact us at:
mealroute@newton.k12.ga.us
• School Nutrition Program - (770) 788-3120, press 0
• Pupil Transportation Department - (770) 784-2909, press 0


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