Free Meal Program Extended to June 30, 2021

The USDA has issued nationwide waivers which allow school districts and community organizations to extend the operation of the Summer Food Service Program into the current school year through June 30, 2021.

Central DeWitt Community School District is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program during this time, which will allow for a safe and streamlined service of nutritious meals.  Meals will be provided to ALL Enrolled Children without charge.  FREE meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

If your child attends school in person free meals will be provided at school and will not be available to-go.

To receive to go meals please submit the form emailed each Friday by our district by the following Sunday at midnight, the week of the pickup date. Forms submitted after midnight on Sunday will not be accepted. New forms will be emailed weekly.

  • If your student participates in online learning: Ekstrand, High School, and Middle School students can pick up between 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. on Wednesdays.
  • If you are picking up at the Intermediate School (Intermediate students, St. Joe’s online learners, and St. Joe’s preschoolers) pick up is between 2:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday

LOCATIONS FOR PICKUPS

PRESCHOOL and EKSTRAND ELEMENTARY: Please pick up at the main entrance of Ekstrand Elementary in the circle drive after parent pickup has been completed. Please do not come before 1:45 p.m.

INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL: Please pick up by the main entrance following after-school parent pickup. Please also wait for the buses to exit before you proceed to pick up the meals. Please do not come before 2:00 p.m.

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL: Please pick up using the tennis court driveway located at the high school across from the fairgrounds. You will drive around the circle to door number 31. Please do not come before 1:45 p.m.

JOE’S ONLINE LEARNERS AND PRESCHOOL STUDENTS: Please pick up your meals at the Central DeWitt Intermediate School main entrance after parent pickup and all of the buses have left the drive through area before you proceed to pick up the meals. Please do not come before 2:00 p.m.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

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.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:

https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement: 

“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office building, 400 E. 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.”