Atlanta Public Schools CLOSED starting Monday, March 16
While there are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Atlanta Public Schools (APS), based on the recommendation and guidance provided by Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday, March 12, APS will close all schools and offices effective Monday, March 16. We anticipate that, at a minimum, District schools and offices will remain closed for at least two weeks and potentially extend beyond Spring Break (April 6 – 10).
District Sites and Times for Free Food
1.Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, all APS students can daily receive free bagged meals at 5 school sites that will be open for food distribution Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Douglass High School
Cleveland Ave Elementary School
Bunche Middle School
Sylvan Middle School
2. Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, APS partner, GOODR, will provide ready to eat meals at the following local community sites:
Hosea Williams Feed The Hungry (4779 Mindy St. Atlanta, GA. 30366 * 404-755-3353)
Food Pantry – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 a.m. – Noon
Bring ID and Social Security Card
Loaves and Fishes @ St.John the Wonderworker Parish (543 Cherokee Ave., SE Atlanta, GA. 30312 * 678-373-9433)
Serves food Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
3. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all APS families can report to one of the 5 open APS school sites Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to receive a bag of shelf stable grocery items from the Atlanta Community Food Bank.