Lexington Two announces meal distribution plan for district's remote learning period in January

 

NOTE: A Spanish language version of this information is attached below

 

WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- During the 2020-21 school year, Lexington Two students will be able to get free breakfast and lunch meals for curbside pickup during times when classes are not meeting on the school campus.

 

REMOTE LEARNING, JANUARY 4-15, 2021

 

Free breakfast/lunch meal bundles will be offered during the temporary remote learning period of January 4-15, 2021.

 

For the week of January 4-8, curbside pickup will be available from 11 am-1 pm Monday and Thursday only at three school sites --  Cayce Elementary, Pine Ridge Middle, and Riverbank Elementary. 

 

From January 11-15, bus delivery to select locations will be offered each day, Monday-Friday. Curbside pickup also will continue from 11 am-1 pm Monday and Thursday only, with Airport High added as a fourth curbside pickup location, in addition to the other three school sites noted above. 

 

Bus delivery times and locations may be in the attachment with this story. Be sure to click the tabs within the spreadsheet -- Cayce 1, Cayce 2, Airport 1, Airport 2, Pineridge 1, Pineridge 2, Riverbank1 or Riverbank 2 -- to view the information.

 

If you plan to pick up meals at one of the school sites, preordering of free meals is recommended to ensure availability.  Instructions for curbside pickup are outlined below.

 

Questions? Call the food services office at (803) 739-8381 or email Emelia.brown@sodexo.com

 

HOW TO RESERVE MEALS FOR PICKUP AT SCHOOL SITES

 

Step 1:  Register for a PayPams Account

Families will need to first register at www.paypams.com before they can reserve their meals.

  1. Visit www.paypams.com
  2. Click SIGN UP NOW
  3. Select State:  SC
  4. Click Submit
  5. Double Click:  Lexington School District Two
  6. Click Continue
  7. Complete the requested information
  8. Click Create Account
  9. Review Summary
  10. Click Submit, if information is correct.  If not, click Edit.
  11. Enter your student’s First Name, Last Name and Date of Birth
  12. Click Add
  13. Click Add more to add additional Students
  14. Repeat this process for each student 

 

Step 2:  Place Your Order

  1. Log on to PayPams.com
  2. Click on Meal Ordering
  3. Choose your Location for Meal Pickup by selecting the Pickup Location
  4. Click Submit Order (look for confirmation #)
  5. Repeat process for other students
  6. Remember to pick up meals on the correct distribution day/time  

 

The free meals are a result of the USDA’s extension of its summer meals program,  amid COVID-19.

 

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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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

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  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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