Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, Laramie County School District 1 will offer universal free meals for all students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, who are attending school in person.
Meal service will begin Monday, Sept. 21, for remote learners and students enrolled in Cheyenne Virtual School (CVS). Distribution will take place Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., at the back side of the old Carey Junior High Building, 1780 E. Pershing Blvd. Enter off Concord Avenue. Each bag will contain a breakfast and lunch and children do not need to be in the vehicle.
Meals will not be provided when school is not in session, which includes the following days: Oct. 30 and Nov. 25–27.
The program is designed to help families during the pandemic. It is fully funded by the USDA and will run through Friday, Dec. 18. Meals are available for anyone 18 years old or younger.
Families with students who qualify for free and reduced meals are still encouraged to fill out free/reduced meal applications. In addition, all meal account outstanding balances should be paid in full.