Food Service

The District received updated waivers from the USDA and CCSD will now be able to provide free school meals to all children 2-18 years of age through June 30, 2021. Meals will continue to be distributed under the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) guidelines outlined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Families may find the nearest food distribution site online at ccsd.nutrislice.com

School Breakfast Service

The Universal Free Breakfast Program will continue for the 2020-2021 school year. In adherence of the state’s Phase 2 social distancing policy, meal consumption will occur in student classrooms. Desks and/or tables will be cleaned and sanitized before and after each meal. Breakfast service options for elementary and secondary schools are outlined below. Schools will select the best option for their unique school community. To learn more about service options schools will select from, view the full Hybrid Instructional Model Implementation Guide (PDF)

School Lunch Service

Elementary School Lunch Service

  • Classes will be released to go to the multipurpose room one at a time.
  • Students will use floor markings while going through the serving line, maintaining six feet of distance.
  • Students are not required to take a lunch.
  • Teachers will be provided a trash bag.
  • Students return to the classroom to eat their meals.
  • Trash will be picked up from the classroom by a custodian.
  • All options that include eating in the classroom will require desks and/or tables to be cleaned and sanitized after each meal.

Secondary School Lunch Service

  • Kiosks will be set up near entrance and exit doors.
  • Cafeteria windows will also be a service location for classrooms in the nearby vicinity.
  • Classrooms will be released on a schedule to allow students to pick up lunch at the end of the day. Students are not allowed to stay on campus to each lunch.

Supper Service

The Food Service Department will assess service levels as the year progresses and decide if it is operationally feasible to transition to a supper service program.

Access to Meals for Distance Education Days

To provide meal access for all students while adhering and respecting the integrity of the cohort model, the Food Service Department will employ the following distribution plan.

In an effort to continue providing students access to meals, the distribution of meals in the school parking lots will continue at designated school sites from Monday through Friday for those students not attending school face-to-face. For full details, view the full Hybrid Instructional Model Implementation Guide (PDF).

 MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays
Cohort AReceive meals in person
Receive meals in person
Parking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Cohort BParking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Receive meals in person
Receive meals in person
Students Who Participate in Full-Time Distance EducationParking lot meal distributionParking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution
Parking lot meal distribution

Distribution Locations

Food Distribution Sites – Updated times starting March 22

As we welcome middle and high school students back on campus for face-to-face instruction under the hybrid instruction starting March 22, 2021 the following adjustments will be made to the service times for CCSD’s meal distribution sites:

  • Meal distribution in middle and high school parking lots will begin approximately 30 minutes after school dismissal.

  • School meals will be served Monday through Friday – excluding school holidays.

  • All children 2-18 years of age are able to receive a free school meal at CCSD Food Distribution sites through June 30, 2021.

To find the nearest Food Distribution Site, visit https://ccsdfs.info/marchdistribution

Service Times

Food Distribution Sites – Updated times starting March 22
  • Meal distribution in middle and high school parking lots will begin approximately 30 minutes after school dismissal.

  • School meals will be served Monday through Friday – excluding school holidays.

  • All children 2-18 years of age are able to receive a free school meal at CCSD Food Distribution sites through June 30, 2021.

To find the nearest Food Distribution Site, visit https://ccsdfs.info/marchdistribution

Weekend Meals

  • Three days’ worth of meals will be provided on Fridays at the distribution sites.

Special Diets

  • Students will continue to receive individual serving meal trays prepared and sealed in the central kitchen and delivered to the school sites weekly, if requested.

Kitchen Safety/Distancing Protocols

  • Kitchen staff will wear and be trained on proper PPE.
  • Kitchen staff will be trained on increased hand washing frequency.
  • Hand washing signs will be posted.
  • Kitchen staff will adhere to school protocols.
  • Kitchen staff will be trained on the Employee Illness Policy.
  • Kitchen staff will complete the daily health check questionnaire.
  • Kitchen staff will answer daily screening questions.
  • Kitchen manager will complete Employee Absence of Illness log for all absences.
  • Floor markings will be used for maintaining distance between staff members where applicable.
  • Barriers and/or PPE will be utilized when distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Staff will be trained on proper cleaning and disinfecting procedures.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting of high touch areas will be conducted throughout the day.

To learn more about Food Services Hybrid Instructional Plan Model details, view the full Hybrid Instructional Model Implementation Guide (PDF).

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