NCSS Free Meal Program

NCSS Announces Free Meal Program for Students
Posted on 03/16/2020
Free Meal ProgramEffective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Newton County School System (NCSS), including all schools and administrative offices, will be closed until further notice to reduce the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus. During this time, the NCSS School Nutrition Program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through and pick up FREE breakfast and lunch meals for all students, at five school sites throughout the district Monday through Friday, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Service Starting Tuesday, March 17:
Alcovy High   14567 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014 
Newton High   1 Ram Way, Covington, GA 30014 
Veterans Memorial Middle   13357 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016 
West Newton Elementary   13387 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016 
Middle Ridge Elementary   11649 Covington Bypass Road, Covington, GA 30014 

NCSS is Partnering with Action Ministries for delivery at the following sites:

Service Starting Wednesday, March 18
Location   Address 
 Eagle Point Community   12145 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014 
Covington  Housing Authority   5160 Alcovy Road, Covington, GA 30014 
 Nelson Heights Community Center   7200 Lassiter St. SW, Covington, GA 30014 

Service Starting Monday, March 23
 Location    Address
 City of Porterdale   Intersection of Main Street (Hwy. 81) & Hemlock Street 

 This program and these meals are for students only. Families can pick up meals for all children under the age of 18, or under the age of 21 for students with special needs. Children must be present for meals to be provided.

This program will be solely for the pick-up of meals, as meals cannot be consumed on site. If your student currently receives a documented Special Diet Meal Accommodation through the School Nutrition Program, please let us know by contacting us at 770-788-3120.