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Feeding program expanding to bus delivery

Beginning Monday, Lenoir County Public Schools is expanding its no-cost feeding program to include delivery of meals by school bus to numerous locations throughout the county.

LCPS will also continue to operate its five locations where eligible youth can pick up meals. Those sites – at Kinston, North Lenoir and South Lenoir high schools, Southeast Elementary School and E.B. Frink Middle School – are open from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays. No dine-in service is allowed.

Delivery and pick-up service will provide the same meals and operate under the same rules.

Youth 18 and under and all LCPS students regardless of age can receive a hot lunch and next-day breakfast at no cost. Parents can also get meals for their students.

Expansion of the feeding program to include delivery comes after the district’s Child Nutrition Department provided more than 10,300 meals through the five cafeterias over four days last week.

“Our goal is to reach as many students as possible, including those whose families may not be able to get to our five cafeteria sites every day,” Child Nutrition Director Danelle Smith said. “The district’s Transportation Department and bus drivers stepped up without hesitation to make this delivery service possible.”

The schedule of stops is below. Buses will be at each stop for approximately 15 minutes. Designation of schools is simply a key to attendance zones and the areas in which meals will be delivered. Any eligible youth or LCPS student, as well as their family members, can receive meals at any location.

 

Kinston High

Bonnie Lane and Faulkner Road                             10:39 am     

Eubanks Road and Sharon Church Road                11:03 am      

George Avenue and Marilyn Drive                          11:39 am 

 

E.B. Frink Middle

Ed Herring Road and Heritage Woods Lane              10:34 am

Brothers Road and Killette Drive                            10:56 am    

Faith Road and Sean Drive                                    11:21 am    

Maple Grove Drive and Paul’s Path Road                11:40 am 

 

South Lenoir High

1893 Lenoir Mobile Estates Lane                           11:00 am  

Ashland Drive and Mary Ann Lane                         11:17 am 

Back Street and Dahlia Street                                 11:36 am    

Williams Loop Road and Hwy 11 South                 11:54 am  

Acrebrook Drive and Greene Haynes Road               12:13 pm 

 

South Lenoir High (Pink Hill area)

Pink Hill Fire Department (201 E. College St.)        10:59 am

Lonnie Lane and Old Pink Hill Road                      11:21 am

 

North Lenoir High

Falling Creek Road and Peppertree Road                 10:33 am

Andover Park Apartments and Daly Waldrop Road    10:55 am

2319 Beechnut Drive                                            11:13 am  

Daly Waldrop Road and Buxton Street                    11:30 am   

Green Acres Drive and Sleepy Creek Road               11:52 am

Hwy. 258 N and Ham Street                                  12:13 pm