Breakfast, lunch available to students during school closure
Several school districts in northern Marion County will provide free breakfast and lunches to students during the prolonged Spring Break closure.
Woodburn School District
The Woodburn School District will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals at three locations Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to Noon between the dates of March 16-31. The lunches will be available for all Woodburn residents between the ages of 1-18.
Washington Elementary School: 1390 Meridian Dr.
Nuevo Amanecer Apartments: 1274 5th St.
French Prairie Middle School: 1025 N. Boones Ferry Rd.
North Marion School District
The North Marion School District will deliver free breakfast and lunch to select locations Monday through Friday while schools are closed between March 16 and March 31.
Food is available at no cost to children 18 and younger. No adult meals are available, and no seconds. Children must be present at the pick-up site to receive meals.
Route A will begin at Century Meadows Mobile Home Park at 11724 Warbler Ln. NE in Aurora from 10-10:15 a.m., then Aurora City Park from 10:30-10:45 a.m.at 21081 Main St. NE in Aurora.
The route will continue from 11-11:15 a.m. at Sherwood Mobile Manor at 3256 Elm St. in Hubbard and conclude at Olds Mobile Park at 19798 Hwy. 99E from 11:30-11:45 a.m.
Route B will begin at Chateau Mobile Village at 16688 Hwy. 99E from 10-10:15 a.m., followed by the Donald Skate Park at 10861 Main St. NE from 10:30-10:45 a.m. The route concludes at Rivenes Park at 2600 D. St. in Hubbard from 11-11:15 a.m.
Gervais School District
The Gervais School District will provide home delivery for school lunch and breakfast every day through the end of spring break. The district will staff cooks on school buses that will stop at each house in the district and provide as many lunches as needed for children age 1-18, which will include the following day's breakfast.
Meal delivery service will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and community members are asked to keep an eye and ear out for the bus stop at their homes.
The district will provide an opt-out form for parents that don't need or want it, and have included the ability for parents to give a different address to deliver the food if they have child care occurring at a different location.
Mount Angel School District
The Mount Angel School District will be offering free lunches to all children between the ages of 1-18 on Mondays and Tuesdays during the closures, March 16-17 and March 30-31, from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Students or parents can pick up the lunches at St. Mary's Public Elementary School at 590 E. College St. in Mount Angel.
The district is supplementing the meals with donations from the Marion Polk Food Share, which is providing food boxes with enough food for a week available to pick up on March 18 at St. Mary's from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Gayle Schmidt at 503.845.2345.
St. Paul School District
The St. Paul School District has identified families in need and will be providing food boxes that were prepared Monday, March 16 and scheduled to be delivered Tuesday, March 17."We are trying to contact everyone on our free/reduced lunch list," St. Paul Superintendent Joe Wehrli said. "If the school closure is extended we will reassess the situation to determine if we can open up our lunch program for those in need."
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