Students receive lunches and school supplies

Leigh Walton, left, and Anna Palmer hand lunches and school supplies to students during the drive-thru lunch program at Lincoln Elementary School on Wednesday.

School’s out for the summer but Gettysburg Area School District is still making sure students eat healthy.

The summer meal program at Lincoln Elementary School is a drive-thru service this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students and their families can pull into the school parking lot off Lefever Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, according to District Communications Director Andrew Robinson. The students receive two lunches per day and Fridays, Ruth’s Harvest provides a backpack full of food for the weekend. There are no requirements for the program, Robinson said.

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