KCS aims to feed students during school closure


Kingsport City Schools

FOOD FOR STUDENTS. Kingsport City Schools has put a system in place to help provide meals for students during school closure.

KCS News Release

To help meet the nutritional needs of our community while Kingsport City Schools is closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the KCS School Nutrition Services department will be providing free breakfast and lunch to any child age 18 or under on all weekdays when school would have been in session.

Food will be distributed using a “drive-through” or “walk-up” process. Cafeteria seating will not be available. The child must be present at the distribution site to receive a meal. One meal per child. The child does not need to be a KCS student to receive a meal.

Food is available at no cost for any child age 18 or under. Breakfast will available from 8 to 9 a.m. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Due to federal regulations, food will not be available during KCS Spring Break, March 23-27, 2020.

KCS buses with food will be traveling through each school zone delivering breakfast and lunch for any child age 18 or under. If you do not see a bus or cannot go to a school site for a meal, call (423) 392.4416 and leave a voicemail to schedule delivery.

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