Jennings Public Schools Sending Students Home With Breakfast/Lunch For Fridays

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 9:05 am
By: Tess Maune


A small Green Country school district is making sure its students have something to eat when they're at home.

Jennings Public Schools only has class 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday, so the district wants fill the gap and feed students on Fridays as well.

Starting August 27, everything Thursday the district will send each student home with breakfast and lunch for the following day.

It's free and superintendent Derrick Meador said he believes this will benefit many students and families.

Meador said Jennings also received PPE from the state, so each student has been given two masks.

The state also sent face shields, gloves gowns and masks for teachers and staff.

School started in Jennings almost a month ago with about 80-percent of students going to class in-person.

The superintendent said for the most part everything in the small district is going really well.