Sumter district releases revised meal distribution procedures


As Sumter School District has upcoming transitions on the calendar, it released revised meal distribution and curbside pickup dates and procedures on Tuesday.

Meal distribution and curbside pickup will continue from 9 a.m. to noon.

The highlights include the following:

Today: Meal distribution will include breakfast and lunch for today, Thursday and Friday;

There will be no meal distribution next week, April 5-9, which is the spring break for the district;

Monday, April 12: Students will receive breakfast and lunch for that day and Tuesday, April 13;

Wednesday, April 14: Students will receive meals for that day, Thursday, April 15, Friday, April 16, Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20;

Beginning Wednesday, April 21: Weekly curbside pickup will only be on Wednesdays at four locations from 9 a.m. to noon. Those sites include Pocalla Springs Elementary School, Hillcrest Middle School, Sumter High School and Crestwood High School;

- Meals will continue to be delivered by buses to the various community sites each Wednesday, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

- Only children 18 and under who attend virtual instruction and homeschool students will be eligible to receive meals beginning April 21.

- Students attending five days of face-to-face instruction will receive meals daily at school and will not be eligible to pick up meals each week on Wednesdays.

- Meal cards are required and mandatory to receive meals. Cards with the expiration date older than one week will not be accepted.