FREE Meals for kids begins Sept. 16
USD 490 is happy to announce that effective September 16, ALL students
enrolled in USD 490 will be able to receive FREE breakfast and FREE
This applies to all students, regardless of whether they
are attending onsite or remotely. Drive-thru Grab-n-Go meal pick up for
hybrid/remote learners will be in the El Dorado High School bus lanes
from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Current meal ordering procedures for USD 490 students will not change and are necessary for accurate meal preparation.
This program will continue through December 2020 or until federal funds are no longer available, whichever is sooner.
This would be a great time to encourage your child(ren) to try school meals!
is extremely important that you complete a Free and Reduced Meal
Application if you have not done so already. Meal applications and lunch
status of our students has an impact on our state funding. Keep in mind
that this program for free meals is only temporary. As we begin 2021,
meal charging will resume and be based on student’s lunch status.
meals are also available to ALL children ages 1-18, even if they are
not USD 490 students. Drive-thru Grab-n-Go meals can be picked up in the
bus lanes at El Dorado High School (401 McCollum Road) from 12:30 to
1:30 p.m. daily. There is no need for community members to pre-order.