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Tuesday, March 17, 2020: BCS & Neighboring School Districts Partnering to Provide Meals for Students

apples BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – (March 17, 2020) – Birmingham City Schools (BCS) is partnering with other local school districts to provide students with free meals during the extended school closure.

Districts involved in the partnership include Bessemer City, Birmingham City, Fairfield City, Jefferson County, Midfield City and Tarrant City. 

The partnership is an effort to remove barriers by providing children ages 18 and under with a variety of nearby locations in the area where they can receive a free meal regardless of school zone.

Children are invited to visit the following locations: 

BESSEMER CITY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 16th - 20th & 23rd - 27th, March 30th - April 3rd ~ Times: BREAKFAST 8 - 9 a.m. ~ LUNCH 11 a.m. - 12 noon ~ Locations: Abrams Elementary, C.F. Hard Elementary, Greenwood Elementary, Jonesboro Elementary, New Horizons Alternative, Westhills Elementary, All Bessemer City Housing Authority sites, & Oasis of Praise Bessemer campus

 

BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 19th - 20th, March 23rd - 27th ~ Times: LUNCH 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ~ Locations: All school sites with the exception of Carver High School

 

FAIRFIELD CITY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 17th - 20th & March 30th - April 3rd ~ Times: 10 a.m. - 12 noon ~ Locations: C.J. Donaldson Elementary, Glen Oaks Elementary, & Robinson Elementary (Fairfield)

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 24th, 26th, & 30th; April 1st and April 3rd ~ Times: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ~ Locations: Brighton School, Clay-Chalkville High, Erwin Intermediate, Fultondale High, McAdory High, & West Jefferson Elementary

 

MIDFIELD CITY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 17th - 20th; March 23rd - 27th; March 30th - April 3rd ~ Locations & Times: Midfield Elementary & Rutledge Middle (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.) ~ United Fellowship Community Baptist Church (12 noon - 1 p.m.)

 

TARRANT CITY SCHOOLS ~ Dates: March 18th - 20th & March 30th - April 3rd ~ Locations & Times: Tarrant Intermediate (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.), Springdale Baptist Church (11:15 a.m. - 12 noon), Lily Baptist Church (11:15 a.m. - 12 noon), Good News Assembly of God in Robinwood (11:15 a.m. - 12 noon) *Lunch & next day breakfast provided


Additionally, Birmingham City Schools is providing the following meal options for students: 

Grab and Go Meals: March 16-18, 2020

BCS is providing grab-and-go meals Monday, March 16, 2020 through Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at all school locations within the district. Grab-and-go meals will include fruit, milk and other non-perishable items. 

Expanded Meals: March 19 - April 3, 2020

The district will provide expanded meals Thursday, March 19, 2020, through Friday, April 3, 2020. Expanded meals will include sandwiches, fruit, milk and non-perishable items. These meals will be offered at all Birmingham City Schools through Friday, March 27, 2020 except Carver High School, which is serving as the Central Kitchen. BCS is also providing expanded meals at the following locations in the area through Friday, March 27, 2020: 

 

  • East Pinson Valley: 3000 Jefferson State Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35215 
  • Hawkins Park Recreation Center: 8920 Roebuck Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206
  • Willow Wood Park: 5312 Georgia Rd, Birmingham, AL 35212
  • Martin Luther King Jr Park Recreation Center: 529 43rd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Inglenook Park: 4016 37th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35217
  • North Birmingham Park Recreation Center: 3501 28th St N, Birmingham, AL 35207
  • Fountain Heights Park: 1101 15th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35204
  • Hooper City Park Recreation Center: 3901 4th St W, Birmingham, AL 35207
  • Sandusky Park: 305 Pratt Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35214
  • Howze-Sanford Park Recreation Center: 320 Ave D, Birmingham, AL 35214
  • McAlpine Park: 1115 Avenue F Birmingham, Alabama 35218
  • Ensley Park: 2800 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218
  • Central Park Recreation Center: 4700 Ter Q, Birmingham, AL 35208
  • Roosevelt Park: Bessemer, AL 35020
  • Wiggins Park: 3301 Jefferson Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35221
  • Henry Crumpton Recreation Center: 346 Gloria Rd SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
  • Harrison Park Recreation Center: 901 17th St SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
  • Memorial Park Recreation Center: 524 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

 

An extended meal service plan will be provided as needed following Friday, April 3, 2020. 

BCS leaders are grateful for the outreach of those offering to provide meal support for scholars. The district invites any individuals and organizations offering to provide support to email BCS_Eats@bhm.k12.al.us.

-BCS-

 

MARTES 17 DE MARZO DEL 2020: BCS Y LOS DISTRITOS DE LAS ESCUELAS VECINAS SE ASOCIAN PARA PROPORCIONAR COMIDAS A LOS ESTUDIANTES

 

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - (17 de marzo deL 2020) - Birmingham City Schools (BCS) se está asociando con otros distritos locales escolares para proporcionar a los estudiantes comidas gratis durante el cierre prolongado de las escuelas.

 

Los distritos involucrados en la asociación incluyen Bessemer City, Birmingham City, Fairfield City, Jefferson County, Midfield City y Tarrant City.

 

La asociación es un esfuerzo para eliminar las barreras al proporcionar a los niños de 18 años y menores una variedad de ubicaciones cercanas en el área donde pueden recibir una comida gratis independientemente de la zona escolar.

 

Los niños están invitados a visitar los siguientes lugares:

 

BESSEMER CITY SCHOOLS ~ Fechas: del 16 al 20 de Marzo y del 23 al 27 de Marzo, del 30 de Marzo al 3 de Abril ~ Horarios: DESAYUNO 8 - 9 a.m. ~ COMIDA 11 a.m. - 12 del mediodía ~ Locaciones: Abrams Elementary, C.F. Hard Elementary, Greenwood Elementary, Jonesboro Elementary, New Horizons Alternative, Westhills Elementary, Todos los sitios de la Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Bessemer y el campus Oasis of Praise en Bessemer

 

BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS ~ Fechas: del 19 al 20 de Marzo, del 23 al 27 de Marzo ~ Horarios: DESAYUNOS 10:30 a.m. a 1 p.m. ~ Locaciones: Todos los sitios escolares con la excepción de Carver High School

 

ESCUELAS DE LA CIUDAD DE FAIRFIELD ~ Fechas: 17 de Marzo - 20 y 30 de Marzo - 3 de Abril ~ Horarios: 10 a.m. a 12 del mediodía ~ Locaciones: C.J. Donaldson Elementary, Glen Oaks Elementary y Robinson Elementary (Fairfield)

 

ESCUELAS DEL CONDADO JEFFERSON ~ Fechas: 24, 26 y 30 de Marzo; 1 al 3 de Abril ~ Horarios: 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. ~ Locaciones: Brighton School, Clay-Chalkville High, Erwin Intermediate, Fultondale High, McAdory High y West Jefferson Elementary

 

MIDFIELD CITY SCHOOLS ~ Fechas: 17 al 20 de Marzo; 23 al 27 de Marzo; 30 de Marzo - 3 de Abril ~ Locaciones y horarios: Midfield Elementary y Rutledge Middle (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.) ~ United Fellowship Community Baptist Church (12 del mediodía - 1 p.m.)

 

TARRANT CITY SCHOOLS ~ Fechas: 18 al 20 de Marzo y 30 de Marzo - 3 de Abril ~ Locaciones y Horarios: Tarrant Intermediate (11 am - 12:30 pm), Springdale Baptist Church (11:15 am - 12 mediodía), Lily Baptist Church ( 11:15 am - 12 del mediodía), Asamblea de Buenas Nuevas de Dios en Robinwood (11:15 am - 12 del mediodía) * Almuerzo y desayuno al día siguiente.

 

Además, Birmingham City Schools ofrece las siguientes opciones de comida para los estudiantes:

 

Comidas Para Llevar: del 16 al 18 de Marzo del 2020

 

BCS está proporcionando comidas para llevar el lunes 16 de marzo de 2020 hasta el miércoles 18 de marzo de 2020 en todas las ubicaciones escolares dentro del distrito. Las comidas para llevar incluirán fruta, leche y otros artículos no perecederos.

 

Comidas ampliadas: 19 de marzo - 3 de abril de 2020

El distrito proporcionará comidas ampliadas desde el Jueves 19 de Marzo del 2020 hasta el Viernes 3 de Abril de 2020. Las comidas ampliadas incluirán emparedados, fruta, leche y artículos no perecederos. Estas comidas se ofrecerán en todas las Escuelas de la Ciudad de Birmingham hasta el Viernes 27 de Marzo del 2020, excepto Carver High School, que sirve como la cocina central. BCS también está proporcionando comidas ampliadas en los siguientes lugares en el área hasta el Viernes 27 de Marzo del 2020:

 

 

· East Pinson Valley: 3000 Jefferson State Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35215 

· Hawkins Park Recreation Center: 8920 Roebuck Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206

· Willow Wood Park: 5312 Georgia Rd, Birmingham, AL 35212

· Martin Luther King Jr Park Recreation Center: 529 43rd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222

· Inglenook Park: 4016 37th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35217

· North Birmingham Park Recreation Center: 3501 28th St N, Birmingham, AL 35207

· Fountain Heights Park: 1101 15th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35204

· Hooper City Park Recreation Center: 3901 4th St W, Birmingham, AL 35207

· Sandusky Park: 305 Pratt Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35214

· Howze-Sanford Park Recreation Center: 320 Ave D, Birmingham, AL 35214

· McAlpine Park: 1115 Avenue F Birmingham, Alabama 35218

· Ensley Park: 2800 Avenue K, Birmingham, AL 35218

· Central Park Recreation Center: 4700 Ter Q, Birmingham, AL 35208

· Roosevelt Park: Bessemer, AL 35020

· Wiggins Park: 3301 Jefferson Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35221

· Henry Crumpton Recreation Center: 346 Gloria Rd SW, Birmingham, AL 35211

· Harrison Park Recreation Center: 901 17th St SW, Birmingham, AL 35211

· Memorial Park Recreation Center: 524 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

 

Se proporcionará un plan de servicio de comidas extendido según sea necesario después del Viernes 3 de Abril del 2020.

 

Los líderes de BCS están agradecidos por el apoyo de aquellos que han ofrecido brindar apoyo con comidas a los estudiantes. El distrito invita a cualquier persona u organización que ofrezca brindar apoyo para enviar un correo electrónico a BCS_Eats@bhm.k12.al.us.

-BCS-