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No Meal Distribution Tuesday; Education Revises Schedule

Lunch is distributed Thursday at Pearl B. Larsen Pre-K thought 8 School on St. Croix. (Photo provided by VIDE)

The “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” program will not distribute meals Tuesday, the territory’s observance of the Transfer Day holiday.

The Department of Education reported that while announcing a revision of its schedule for the schoolvmeal program in a news release issued Monday.

The changes are the result of an assessment of participation levels at various locations.

Meal Distribution Site Changes
In the St. Croix District, Alfredo Andrews Elementary School has been added as a distribution site, while the Pearl. B. Larsen Pre K-8 site has been eliminated. The department’s news release announcing the changes said families that would normally pick up at Pearl B. Larsen, should visit the Juanita Gardine site.

St. Croix District Pick Up Locations – effective Monday, March 30
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Lunch: Noon – 1 p.m.
– Alfredo Andrews Elementary School
– Claude O. Markoe Elementary School
– Eulalie R. Rivera K-8 School
– John H. Woodson Junior High School
– Juanita Gardine K-8 School
– Lew Muckle Elementary School
– Ricardo Richards Elementary School
– St. Croix Educational Complex High School

In the St. Thomas-St. John District, a number of distribution sites have been added on St. John.

St. Thomas Meal Pick Up Locations – (no changes)
Breakfast: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Lunch: Noon – 1 p.m.
Alvin McBean Ballpark
Anna’s Retreat Community Center
Bordeaux Basketball Court
Contant Knolls Community Center
Estate Bovoni Community Center
Michael Kirwan Terrance Community Center
Oswald E. Harris Court Community Center
Paul M. Pearson Garden Community Center
Savan Basketball Court
Smith Bay Ballpark
Tutu Valley Basketball Court
Ulla F. Muller Elementary School (front entrance)
Winston Raymo Recreational Center

St. John Meal Pick Up Locations – effective Monday, March 30
– Pine Peace Basketball Court Breakfast: 7:20-7:30 a.m. Lunch: 10:28-10:40 a.m.
– Bellevue Breakfast: 7:40-7:50 a.m. Lunch: 10:50-11:12 a.m.
– Julius E. Sprauve School Breakfast: 8-9 a.m. Lunch: Noon-1 p.m.
– George Simmons Terrace Breakfast: 8-8:10 a.m. Lunch: 11:21-11:30 a.m.
– Coral Bay Fire Station Breakfast: 8:30-8:40 a.m. Lunch: 11:55 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
– Calabash Boom Breakfast: 8:50-9:15 a.m. Lunch: 12:20-12:40 p.m.

Some distribution sites may be added, removed or consolidated, depending on participation levels.

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