Lexington Three slightly modifies its Student Feeding Program
Batesburg-Leesville, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County School District Three has made some slight changes to its daily feeding program to better serve children while they are out of school for the COVID-19 outbreak. This program covers all children under the age of 18 on weekdays only.
The feeding program is free to all children under the age of 18.
--Children MUST be present in order to receive a bagged meal.
--Children will receive two bagged meals at a time (one breakfast and one lunch).
--The feeding program will only serve children on weekdays.
--The feeding program will run through at least March 31st.
Lexington Three will disperse meals to children via a bus route with designated stops and through a drive-through line at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School.
Bus Route Information:
A bus carrying bagged meals will make three stops each day at several points within the district’s lines in an effort to make food pick-up more accessible for families. Out of consideration for everyone’s health and well-being, we ask that only one family at a time approach the bus. Please see the bus schedule below for meal pick-up locations and times.
11:00 am until 11:30 am - Mr. B's Convenience Store near Leesville Gardens
(402 East Columbia Avenue, Leesville)
11:45 am until 12:15 pm - Empty Parking Lot Behind McDonald's
(212 West Columbia Avenue, Batesburg)
12:30 pm until 1:15 pm - Old Hardee’s Parking Lot
(502 West Columbia Avenue, Batesburg)
Drive-Through Pick-Up at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School:
Families can also pick-up food at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm starting on Tuesday, March 17th. The address for Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School is: 403 South Lee Street Leesville, SC. Staff members will be passing out the bagged meals in a drive-through format in the bus loop of the school. Please remember that children still need to be present in order to receive a bagged meal. Families are asked to please not exit their cars out of consideration of everyone’s health and well-being.