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Free Meals

Posted Date: 12/10/2020




Dear Families,


We have great news about school meals! Platte County School District #1 is excited to announce that we have been approved to offer ›› FREE MEALS TO ALL CHILDREN (18 YEARS & YOUNGER) ‹‹


Who can get free meals?

Any student, whether they are doing in-person learning at school or virtual/remote learning at home, can get free meals. Free meals are also available to children 18 years & younger who are not enrolled in our school/district. This includes younger children who are not in school yet, children enrolled in other districts and children who are homeschooled.



When does this start?

Free meals are available now.


Where are the free meals available?

Wheatland: Meals can be picked up at West Elementary on Mondays and Wednesday between 8:30am to 9:00am please order meals by 2:00pm the Friday prior to the plan pick-up.

Chugwater: Meals will be available for pick up in Chugwater Tuesday and Thursday 11:50am to 12:00pm Children do not have to be present for meal pick-up.


What is being served?

Wheatland: Monday 2 breakfast and 2 lunches, Wednesday 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches.

Chugwater: Tuesday will include 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches, Thursday will include 3 breakfast and 3 lunches.

 Meals will be available during school breaks and closures please check with your school or the food service department for schedule.



Why have things kept changing?

Our program has to follow certain rules set at the national level by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We have made changes based on what is allowed by the USDA.


How can I learn more?

If you have questions, please contact the Marie Allison at 307-322-4180 or .



Marie Allison

Platte County School District #1

Food Service Director