Carteret County Schools issues plan, meals will be provided


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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — Carteret County Schools has shared a plan for students and staff after Governor Cooper issued a statewide mandatory school closure.

Students of Carteret County Schools may go to their school Modany March 16th, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to retrieve personal items.

If students and families aren’t able to make it Monday, other arrangements can be made with the school office.

Meals will be provided free of charge to students in the county, 18 years of age or younger.

These meals will be available each weekday at six school sites and at six neighborhood locations beginning tomorrow, Monday.

Meals can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beaufort Middle School, Bogue Sound Elementary School, Down East Middle School, Morehead City Primary School and Newport Elementary School.

Certain neighborhood points will serve as meal distribution sites as well. Food will be available for pick up at the following times at these locations:

  • 12:30 – 1 p.m. – Blue Point Bay Apartments, 201 Old Murdoch Rd, Morehead City
  • 11 – 11:45 a.m. – Carteret Court Apartments, 510 Carteret Ave, Beaufort
  • 11:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. – Crystal Coast Apartments, 2109 Mayberry Loop Rd, Morehead City East Carolina Housing Authority, 2204 Bay St., Morehead City
  • 11 – 11:25 a.m. – East Carolina Housing Authority – Macon Court Apartments, 2204 Bay St., Morehead City
  • 11:50 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Eastport at the Park, 498 Campen Rd, Beaufort
  • 12:20 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Beaufort Housing Authority, 716 Mulberry St., Beaufort

Students will be given a lunch and breakfast for the next day each day.

There is a possibility of adding other meal drop off locations

Additional information about course work will be provided by county officials later this week.

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