• News Release: PGCPS Provides Meals for Children Throughout Summer Months

    News Release: PGCPS Provides Meals for Children Throughout Summer Months

    July 1, 2014
    For Immediate Release
    Food and Nutrition Services


    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Now through August 1, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will provide free and nutritious breakfast and lunch for all children ages 18 and under at specific sites throughout the summer.

    “Providing continuous meals throughout the summer helps children receive the nutrition they need to learn, play and grow,” said Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

    The program will serve breakfast from 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. and lunch from 11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  School sites are:

    Adelphi ES
    Andrew Jackson MS* (Playground)
    Andrew Jackson MS (Teen Site)
    Ardmore ES
    Avalon ES
    Berwyn Heights ES
    Bladensburg ES
    Capital Heights ES
    Chillum ES
    Columbia Park ES
    Cooper Lane ES
    Francis S. Key ES
    Francis T. Evans ES
    Glassmanor ES
    Greenbelt ES
    High Point HS
    Highland Park ES
    Hollywood ES
    Hyattsville ES
    Indian Queen ES
    Isaac Gourdine MS* (Teen Site)
    James Madison MS
    James McHenry ES
    Kingsfords ES
    Langley Park McCormick ES
    Laurel ES
    Longfields ES
    Middleton Valley
    Montpelier ES
    Patuxent ES
    Phyllis E. Williams ES
    Ridgecrest ES
    Riverdale ES
    Seat Pleasant ES
    Surrattsville HS
    Tayac ES
    Walker Mill MS
    William Hall Academy 


    * Lunch sites only. 

    Recreation and other sites are:

    Birchwood Community Park
    Colmar Manor Town Hall
    Fort Foote Neighborhood Park
    Kentland Community Center
    Seat Pleasant Activity Center
    T. Howard Duckett
    West Lanham Hills


    For more information, call PGCPS Food and Nutrition Services at 301-952-6580.






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    About PGCPS: Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 207 schools and centers, more than 134,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. The school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for college and career-readiness programs that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, dual enrollment, and language immersion.