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Free Meals Program Information

Starting Monday, October 5, when students in grades 3-5 move to the Hybrid model, there will be changes to how students receive free meals from the School Nutrition Department. 
 
For students in grades 6-12, who will still be in a distance learning model, free meals will still be available at the six school sites on Mondays or Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
 
For students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade, meal availability will depend on which cohort your student(s) are in.
 
Cohort A (Last names starting with A-K)
Monday: Breakfast meals can be picked up in a designated location and eaten in the student’s classroom or another designated location. Lunch will be picked up in a designated location and taken home to eat. 
Tuesday: Breakfast meals can be picked up in a designated location and eaten in the student’s classroom or another designated location. Lunch will be picked up in a designated location and taken home to eat. 
Wednesday: Meals for three days can be picked up at any of the six school buildings.
Thursday: No meals served today.
Friday: No meals served today. 
 
Cohort B (Last names starting with L-Z)
Monday: Meals for three days can be picked up at any of the six school buildings.
Tuesday: No meals served today. 
Wednesday: No meals served today.
Thursday: Breakfast meals can be picked up in a designated location and eaten in the student’s classroom or another designated location. Lunch will be picked up in a designated location and taken home to eat. 
Friday: Breakfast meals can be picked up in a designated location and eaten in the student’s classroom or another designated location. Lunch will be picked up in a designated location and taken home to eat. 
 
Cohort C (Families who have chosen to remain in distance learning)
Monday: Meals for three days can be picked up at any of the six school buildings.
Tuesday: No meals served today. 
Wednesday: Meals for two days can be picked up at any of the six school buildings.
Thursday: No meals served today.
Friday: No meals served today. 
 
Delivery to Apartment Complexes Continues
The District will continue to drop-off meals to seven St. Louis Park apartment complexes in designated neighborhoods, between 12:30-1:20 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please note that these meals will be delivered in mini-vans and NOT school busses. 
 
Meal Drop-Off Schedule:
Meadowbrook (Era Apartments).......................... 12:30-1:20 p.m.
Colonial Terrace Apartments................................ 12:30-12:50 p.m.
Park Glen Apartments.......................................... 12:55-1:20 p.m.
Oak Park Village Apartments............................... 12:30-1:20 p.m.
Louisiana Court Apartments................................ 12:30-12:50 p.m.
Rhode Island Chateau Apartments...................... 12:55-1:20 p.m.
Courtyard/The Park Apartments.......................... 12:30-1:20 p.m.
 
Meals available by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY for designated apartment complexes!
Complete the Pre-Order for Limited Meal Delivery form at http://bit.ly/slpfreemeals.
 
Free and Reduced Meals Application
While meals are currently free, it’s very important for families to complete a Free and Reduced Meals Application to help ensure that the District can continue to provide this important service to our students and families. This application can be filled out by families in a number of different ways including online through their Wordware or PowerSchool account or by filling out a paper copy. If anyone has questions or needs more information about the St. Louis Park Public Schools Free Meals program, or needs assistance in filling out a Free and Reduced Meals Application, they can contact the School Nutrition Department at 952-928-6146.