Curbside meals end June 16; summer meal program starts June 28

Curbside meals end June 16; summer meal program starts June 28


The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) curbside meal program continues through the end of the 2020-21 school year. The last day for curbside meals at participating school sites is Wednesday, June 16. Wednesday, June 16, is the last day of school for CCPS students. The following are updates to the curbside meals program.

  • The site at St. Charles High School is closed May 28, and June 1-3 to accommodate parking for CCPS high school graduations.
  • All curbside sites are closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day.
  • In-school service of breakfast, lunch, and take-home snack and dinner bags will continue through Tuesday, June 15.
  • Additional weekend meal bags will continue to be offered on Fridays, and also on June 16.

CCPS will operate its 16 curbside meal distribution sites daily, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., until June 16. A list of curbside meal sites is posted at www.ccboe.com/freemeals.  

Summer Meals program

Starting Monday, June 28, CCPS will offer its annual Summer Meals program to Charles County children ages 18 and younger. As part of the program, summers meals will be provided Monday through Thursday at nine curbside school sites and 10 mobile meal sites. Additional meal bags will be offered on Thursdays.

Breakfast items include a breakfast break bag with milk, and lunch will include cold ready-to-eat meals (sandwich, vegetable, fruit and milk). Breakfast and lunch will be served together in a single bag.

Parents will need to provide their child’s student identification number (report card copy, school ID or StudentVue copy) or copy of a birth certificate to pick up a meal bag without their child present. Documentation is not needed when children are present at pick up.

Adult meals are not available. The Summer Meals program will provide meals to children from June 28 through Aug. 12.

The nine curbside sites open June 28, Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Henry E. Lackey High School
  • Westlake High School
  • St. Charles High School
  • Milton M. Somers Middle School
  • J.P. Ryon Elementary School
  • Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School
  • Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School
  • J.C. Parks Elementary School
  • Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School

Ten mobile sites begin June 28 and run Monday through Thursday at the locations and times listed.

  • Pinefield neighborhood park, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
  • Bel Alton Firehouse, 10:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Kingsview Community Center, 10:45 to 11:05 a.m.
  • Acton Lane/Spark Apartments, 11 to 11:20 a.m.
  • Strawberry Hills, 11:15 to 11:35 a.m.
  • Hamilton Road/Wexford Village, 11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
  • Phoenix Run, 11:30 to 12 p.m.
  • Charles Landing playground, noon to 12:20 p.m.
  • Hughesville Fire Department, noon to 12:30 p.m.
  • Bannister Community Center, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. 

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.  CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

About USDA

In accordance with Federal Civil Rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Civil Rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior credible activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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