March 15, 2020 - 9:56 pm
Updated March 18, 2020 - 3:54 pm
In the wake of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s announcement Sunday that all public, private and charter schools in Nevada will temporarily close beginning Monday, the state Department of Agricultre and the Clark County School District have announced details on on free meals for students would be available for pick-up at sites statewide.
The state department will implement a summer schedule meal delivery program with meals “served in a grab-and-go style to minimize contamination potential and avoid delays,” according to a news release.
If widespread closures reduce capacity of school central kitchens, schools will start distributing unprepared “household food” such as dry or canned goods, not prepared meals.
NDA has received waivers from the USDA to provide emergency food response to affected communities “with reduced risk through temporarily eliminating signature requirements and reducing and contact,” the statement said.
The department and CCSD released a list of food distribution sites and hours, which will be updated on its Facebook page:
Twenty-seven CCSD sites throughout the Las Vegas Valley are distributing grab and go meals from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Parents can also pick up academic resources at these sites. A child between the ages of 2 and 18 must be present for food to be distributed, but the child does not have to be a CCSD student.
— Basic High School, 400 Palo Verde Drive, Henderson.
— Boulder City High School, 1101 Fifth St., Boulder City.
— Canyon Springs High School, 350 E Alexander Road, North Las Vegas.
— Centennial High School, 10200 Centennial Parkway, Las Vegas.
— Chaparral High School, 3820 Annie Oakley Drive, Las Vegas.
— Cheyenne High School, 3200 W Alexander Road, North Las Vegas.
— Cimarron-Memorial High School, 2301 N Tenaya Way, Las Vegas.
— Clark High School, 4291 W Pennwood Ave., Las Vegas.
— Del Sol Academy, 3100 E. Patrick Lane, Las Vegas.
— Desert Pines High School, 3800 E Harris Ave., Las Vegas.
— Eldorado High School, 6500 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas.
— Green Valley High School, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., Henderson.
— Hughes Middle School, 550 Hafen Lane, Mesquite.
— Indian Springs High School, 400 Sky Road, Indian Springs.
— Las Vegas High School, 6500 E Sahara Ave., Las Vegas.
— Laughlin High School, 1900 Cougar Drive, Laughlin.
— Lyon Middle School, 179 S. Andersen St., Overton.
— Mojave High School, 5302 Goldfield St., North Las Vegas.
— Sandy Valley High School, 1420 E. Pearl Ave., Sandy Valley.
— Shadow Ridge High School, 5050 Brent Lane, Las Vegas.
— Sierra Vista High School, 8100 W Robindale Road, Las Vegas.
— Silverado High School, 1650 W Silver Hawk Ave., Las Vegas.
— Spring Valley High School, 3750 S Buffalo Drive, Las Vegas.
— Sunrise Mountain High School, 2575 N. Los Feliz St., Las Vegas.
— Ute Perkins Elementary School, 1255 Patriots Way, Moapa.
— Veteran’s Tribute CTA, 2531 Vegas Drive, Las Vegas.
— West Prep Academy, 2050 Sapphire Stone Ave., Las Vegas.
In addition, two Las Vegas Valley charter schools began providing meals on Monday:
— Equipo Academy, 4131 E Bonanza Road, Las Vegas (serving drive-thru meals Monday) in partnership with Three Square.
— Quest Las Vegas, 4025 N Rancho Drive, Las Vegas.
Elsewhere in the state:
Carson City – meal sites expected to start Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Empire Elementary School
Mark Twain Elementary School
Seeliger Elementary School
Carson High School
Churchill County – meal sites expected to start Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Churchill County High School
Numa Elementary School
Northside Early Learning
Douglas County – meal sites expected to start Tuesday
C.C Meneley Elementary School
Aspire Academy High School
Elko County – meal sites expected to start Wednesday
Southside Elementary School
West Wendover High School
Lander County – drive-thru breakfast and lunch starting Tuesday
Battle Mountain Elementary School, 10 to 11 a.m.
Lincoln County – meal sites expected to start Tuesday
Caliente Elementary School
Pahranagat Middle School
Delivering meals via the bus route from 9 to 10 a.m. starting Monday
Nye County – meals starting Wednesday
Walk up meals 10 to 11 a.m. provided at Round Mountain, Gabbs Elementary, Tonopah Elementary, and Tonopah Middle and High.
Bus routes will be operating their normal route with meals staring at 10 a.m.
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