Citrus county schools

Free School Meals Continue For Public School Students Into 2021-22 School Year

CITRUS COUNTY, FL. – Once again, Superintendent Himmel requested and received approval from the Florida Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services Office to allow public school students free meals through the end of the 2021-22 school year.

Students will be eligible to receive free school breakfast and free school lunch.  This does not include Ala Carte items.

In addition, students/parents will be allowed to pick up weekend snacks ONLY on Fridays, from 12:15-1:15 pm, at the following schools:

  • Pleasant Grove Elementary
  • Floral City Elementary
  • Forest Ridge Elementa
  • Citrus Springs Elementary
  • Crystal River High School
  • Lecanto High Schoo
  • Homosassa Elementary
  • Rock Crusher Elementary

If you have any questions regarding brick-and-mortar meals, please contact the Citrus County Schools Food and Nutrition Services Department, Ms. Jen Zizek, at 352-726-1931, ext. 2432.

We are also excited to offer our Citrus eSchool students free school breakfast and free school lunch for the 2021-2022 school year.  Curbside pickup of the 5-day meals will be available for pickup on Mondays ONLY from 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm at Citrus High School in Inverness.

In order for Citrus eSchool Students to receive their 5 days-worth of free school meals, parents MUST insure the following:

  • Students be enrolled in Citrus eSchool.
  • Parents have, or setup, a google account to pre-order meals.
  • Meal pickups are by pre-order
  • Meal pre-order pickups are at Citrus High School, on Monday’s, from 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
  • One pre-order submission per student, the form at the end will ask if you need to submit additional pre-orders.

If you have any questions about Citrus eSchool meals, please contact the Citrus County Schools Food and Nutrition Services Department, Mr. Sal Capasso, at 352-726-1931, ext. 2425.

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