DeKalb County School District officials announced the district will provide meals to students during the upcoming Spring Break.
The district will offer hot lunch service on April 1 and 2 at Indian Creek and Snapfinger elementary schools, as well as on-the-go breakfasts and snacks. Backpacks filled with food will be handed out at the schools on April 2. The food service is open to every DeKalb County School District student.
Schools will be closed April 1-5 for Spring Break.
Vasanne Tinsley, the districts deputy superintendent for student support and intervention, said the district has been working to make sure students don’t go without food, even when the schools are closed. Hunger has been directly tied to student achievement through several studies.
The Spring Break meals are the result of an anonymous donor, whose contribution allowed the district to serve food over the December school break.
Officials said other resources will be available during the break as well. on April 1, health services will be available at Indian Creek Elementary, at 724 N. Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston. Health Services will be available April 2 at Snapfinger Elementary School, 1365 Snapfinger Road in Decatur.
at 724 N. Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston. Snapfinger Elementary is located at 1365 Snapfinger Road in Decatur.
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