Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Newton County School System (NCSS), including all schools and administrative offices, will be closed until further notice to reduce the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus. During this time, the NCSS School Nutrition Program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through and pick up FREE breakfast and lunch meals for all students, at five school sites throughout the district Monday through Friday, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Service Starting Tuesday, March 17:
14567 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014
1 Ram Way, Covington, GA 30014
Veterans Memorial Middle
13357 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016
West Newton Elementary
13387 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016
Middle Ridge Elementary
11649 Covington Bypass Road, Covington, GA 30014
NCSS is Partnering with Action Ministries for delivery at the following sites:
Service Starting Wednesday, March 18
Eagle Point Community
12145 Highway 36, Covington, GA 30014
Covington Housing Authority
5160 Alcovy Road, Covington, GA 30014
Nelson Heights Community Center
7200 Lassiter St. SW, Covington, GA 30014
Service Starting Monday, March 23
City of Porterdale
Intersection of Main Street (Hwy. 81) & Hemlock Street
This program and these meals are for students only. Families can pick up meals for all children under the age of 18, or under the age of 21 for students with special needs. Children must be present for meals to be provided.
This program will be solely for the pick-up of meals, as meals cannot be consumed on site. If your student currently receives a documented Special Diet Meal Accommodation through the School Nutrition Program, please let us know by contacting us at 770-788-3120.