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EPISD summer meal distribution for children starts Monday

Summer Meal Distribution

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- May 20, 2020) — EPISD will continue to provide free take-home breakfast and lunch to any children ages 1 to 18, even after the end of the school year on Friday.

Participating families will continue to receive take-home meals from  9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for children regardless of their enrollment status with the district. However, starting on Monday, the number of distribution sites will be reduced to 40 from the current 50.

Summer meal distribution will end on Aug. 7, the Friday before the scheduled start of the 2020-2021 school year.

The same meal pick-up procedures that have been used for distribution during the pandemic closures will be used during the summer. The verification cards being used by the District for those campuses that will no longer serve meals schools that will no longer serve meals will be honored at nearby sites.

The 40 distribution sites are:

  • Andress High
  • Armendariz Middle
  • Barron Elementary
  • Bassett Middle
  • Bonham Elementary
  • Bowie High
  • Brown Middle
  • Chapin High
  • Charles Middle
  • Clardy Elementary
  • Coldwell Elementary
  • Cooley Elementary
  • Crockett Elementary
  • Crosby Elementary
  • El Paso High (ends June 12)
  • Fannin Elementary
  • Franklin High
  • Guerrero Elementary
  • Guillen Middle
  • Henderson Middle
  • Herrera Elementary
  • Hillside Elementary
  • Kohlberg Elementary
  • Lee Elementary
  • Magoffin Middle
  • Morehead Middle
  • Moye Elementary
  • Nixon Elementary
  • Park Elementary
  • Powell Elementary
  • Putnam Elementary
  • Rivera Elementary
  • Roberts Elementary
  • Ross Middle
  • Rusk Elementary
  • Stanton Elementary
  • Terrace Hills Middle
  • Tom Lea Elementary
  • Whitaker Elementary
  • Wiggs Middle (begins June 15)
  • Zach White Elementary

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Story by Gustavo Reveles
Graphic by Martín A. López