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KHSD to distribute meals to high school students at every high school

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Posted at 7:34 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 22:34:41-04

KERN COUNTY, Calif. — Starting this fall, the Kern High School District will distribute meals to high school students at each comprehensive high school on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Nueva Continuation High School in Lamont from 2 to 3 p.m.

The first drive-through distribution will begin on August 21.

KHSD has two federally funded meal programs depending on what site the student attends.

Students who attend the following schools qualify for the Community Eligibility Provision which provides meals at no charge to students:

Arvin High School
Mira Monte High School
Bakersfield High School
North High School
East High School
Ridgeview High School
Foothill High School
Shafter High School
Golden Valley High School
South High School
Highland High School
West High School
Independence High School
Nueva Continuation High School
Kern Valley High School

On Tuesdays, these sites will serve breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

On Friday, these sites will serve breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner for Monday and Tuesday

Students who attend the following schools qualify for the National School Lunch Program that provides meals at a free or reduced meal charge:

Centennial High School
Frontier High School
Liberty High School
Stockdale High School

On Tuesdays, these sites will serve breakfast, lunch, and a snack for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

On Friday, these sites will serve breakfast, lunch, and snack, for Monday and Tuesday.

To pick up a meal students will need to show School ID.

For more information, please contact KHSD Public Information and Communications Manager, Erin Briscoe-Clarke, at (661) 827-3171, or Erin_Briscoe@KernHigh.org.