Kannapolis City Schools will have meal pickup, delivery for students during closure

Published 6:29 am Monday, March 16, 2020

KANNAPOLIS — There will be five pickup sites for and mobile delivery of student meals in the city while schools are closed for two weeks.

Kannapolis City Schools has established a grab-and-go meal service during a minimum two-week closure mandated by Gov. Roy Cooper. Starting Monday, all Kannapolis City Schools students can pick up free breakfast and lunch at A.L. Brown High School, McKnight Head Start and Fred L. Wilson, Jackson Park and Woodrow Wilson elementary schools. That’s in addition to 10 mobile meal delivery sites.

Meal distribution sites will be open from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Kannapolis City Schools students can obtain lunch and a bagged breakfast for the following day.

At Fred L. Wilson and Woodrow Wilson elementary schools as well as McKnight Head Start, there will be a line for cars to pick up meals. At Jackson Park Elementary, meals will be picked up from the cafeteria’s side door. At A.L. Brown High School, meals will be picked up from the First Street cafeteria entry.

Mobile meal delivery will be to the following locations between noon and 12:30 p.m. There, free lunches and bagged breakfasts will be delivered by school buses.

• 450 Cabarrus Arms Drive (Cabarrus Arms Apartments)

• 620 Atlantic St. (West Green Apartments)

• 703 Buick Ave. (Calvary Baptist Church)

• 905 Sears St.

• Kidd Street and Canyon Lane

• Kimball Street and Cove Road

• Leisure Park Circle

• Sandy Court and Ridge Way Drive

• Superior Avenue and Fowler Street

• Wren Street and Independence Square

Those unable to access either of the options for meals — meal distribution sites or mobile delivery — should call the Kannapolis City Schools helpline at 704-920-2222.