Schools offering free lunches during COVID-19 closures

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Despite being closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a number of schools across the Brazos Valley will continue to provide lunches to students.

Bryan ISD will provide free to-go lunches for students from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. Monday through Friday. These lunches will be available at Jones Elementary School, Bryan High School, Long Intermediate, and Kemp-Carver Elementary School. Students will also be given an additional bag for breakfast the following day.

College Station ISD will offer a similar grab-and-go lunch. Those lunches will be available for all children ages one through 18. They will be provided at South Knoll Elementary, College Hills Elementary, Southwood Valley Elementary, River Bend Elementary, Oakwood Intermediate ant the Lincoln Center from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. The program runs Monday through Friday. The meal will include a bag for breakfast for the following day.

Madisonville CISD is offering grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for the rest of the week from 11 A.M until 1 P.M. for students. There will be a drive-through services at the high school for students 18 years and younger.

Somerville ISD will serve lunches at schools daily from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. There will be a drive-through service for parents to pick up the lunches without leaving their vehicles on the bus loop near the cafeteria.

Navasota ISD will provide breakfast and lunch options Tuesday through Friday. They will be serving those lunches from 10 A.M. until 12 P.M. from John C. Webb Elementary and High Point Elementary. There will be a drive-through at the side cafeteria doors.

Snook Elementary will provide lunches for students from 11 A.M. through 1 P.M. Monday through Friday.

Normangee ISD says they will release information on Monday about grab-and-go lunches.

Caldwell ISD plans to provide free lunches to all children up to the age of 18. They will be available from 11 A.M. through 1 P.M. At the CIS/CES School cafeteria, CMS School cafeteria and the CIS Bus Barn. A Grab-and-Go option is also available at 12:00 p.m. at Crooks Point Community Center, Cade Lake Church and Freeman Town School and at 12:30 p.m. at Chriesman Community Center, Deanville Fire Department and St. Mary's Church.

Hearne ISD will offer a Grab and Go Meal this week beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for Hearne ISD students. Grab and Go Meals can be received from Hearne Elementary School during that time.

Centerville ISD will provide Grab-and-Go meals to all children ages 1-18 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. These lunches will be available in a drive-thru format at Centerville Elementary, Life Church, Centerview Community Center, Hopewell Store and Living Faith Baptist Church.

Leon ISD will provide grab-and-go meals beginning Wednesday, March 18 for Leon ISD students. These lunches will be available in a drive-thru format at the First Baptist Church of Jewett and the Marquez Baptist Church from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The program runs Monday through Friday.

Iola ISD will be providing a no-cost "grab and go breakfast and lunch" to all Iola ISD students from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 16th-20th. Please pull through the elementary car rider line to pick up the meals.
Please go to the following link and sign up in order to help the district be as prepared as possible each day.

Franklin ISD is offering lunches to any Pre-K through 12th-grade FISD students. They can pick up lunch and breakfast options between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. through the Pre-K circle drive behind the elementary campus.

Brenham ISD will be providing a drive-thru hot lunch and a bagged breakfast for all students. Meals can be picked up at Alton Elementary School and Brenham High School from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and at Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

We will update this story as more schools join the program.