Though Gov. Doug Ducey ordered school closures to continue through the academic year, districts continue to provide online education and meals.
The Peoria Unified School District’s website, peoriaunified.org, has information about online learning for each grade level as well as laptops and internet access.
Similarly, Glendale Union High School District’s website, guhsdaz.org, provides a link for “online enrichment resources.” GUHSD also noted, “Students needing paper copies can request them by emailing their school.”
Glendale Elementary School District has “enrichment activities” at gesd40.org. GESD also distributed laptops to students who needed them April 7.
With online emphasis on keeping brains stimulated, GESD, PUSD and GUHSD all are doing curbside meals pickup for young bellies.
The GUHSD breakfast and lunch program, provided 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, includes four Glendale high schools:
• Apollo High School,
8045 N. 47th Avenue.
• Glendale High School,
6216 W. Glendale Avenue.
• Independence High School,
6602 N. 75th Avenue.
• Washington High School,
2217 W. Glendale Avenue.
Free meals will be served to any child 18 and younger, with no paperwork required. Children must be present.
Glendale Elementary School District is providing meals from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday.
GESD sites include all schools, plus the following additional sites:
• 5966 W. Royal Palm Road.
• 69th Avenue and U.S. 101.
• 8595 N. 71st Avenue.
• Golden Lane and North 64th Avenue.
• 58th Avenue West Rose Lane.
• 59th Lane and West Seldon Lane.
• 59th Drive and Townley Avenue.
• 60th Avenue and West Orangewood. Avenue.
• 60th Drive and West Golden Lane.
• Ocotillo Rose Park, 6002 W. Keim Drive.
• The Arches Apartments, North 63rd and Citrus avenues.
• North 77th Drive and Reade Avenue.
Families do not need to register for meals and there are no income requirements.
Children must be present to receive a meal.
The Peoria Unified School District is continuing breakfast and lunch, provided from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.
“Those 18 and younger will receive free meals and they will be distributed (one per child) on a first come, first served basis. Meals for adults will be available for purchase for $3,” according to the district website.
Those with accessibility needs should email email@example.com.
For updates and more information, visit peoriaunified.org/coronavirus.
Meals are available at the following PUSD locations:
• Alta Loma Elementary,
9750 N. 87th Avenue, Peoria.
• Apache Elementary,
8633 W. John Cabot Road, Peoria.
• Canyon Elementary,
5490 W. Paradise Lane, Glendale.
• Centennial High School,
14388 N. 79th Avenue, Peoria.
• Cheyenne Elementary,
11806 N. 87th Avenue, Peoria.
• Copperwood Elementary,
11232 N. 65th Avenue, Glendale.
• Cotton Boll Elementary,
8540 W. Butler Drive, Peoria.
• Country Meadows Elementary,
8409 N. 111th Avenue, Peoria.
• District Administration Center,
6330 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale.
• Desert Harbor Elementary,
15585 N. 91st Avenue, Peoria.
• Desert Palms Elementary,
11441 N. 55th Avenue, Glendale.
• Desert Valley Elementary,
12901 N. 63rd Avenue, Glendale.
• Foothills Elementary,
15808 N. 63rd Avenue, Glendale.
• Heritage Elementary,
5312 W. Mountain View Road, Glendale.
• Ira A. Murphy Elementary,
7231 W. North Lane, Peoria.
• Ironwood High School,
6051 W. Sweetwater Avenue, Glendale.
• Kachina Elementary,
5304 W Crocus Drive, Glendale.
• Liberty High School,
9621 W. Speckled Gecko, Peoria.
• Marshall Ranch Elementary,
12995 N. Marshall Ranch Drive, Glendale.
• Oasis Elementary,
7841 W Sweetwater Avenue, Peoria.
• Peoria Elementary,
11501 N. 79th Avenue, Peoria.
• Peoria High School,
11200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria.
• Pioneer Elementary,
6315 W. Port au Prince Lane, Glendale.
• Raymond S. Kellis High School,
8990 W. Orangewood Avenue, Glendale.
• Sahuaro Ranch Elementary,
10401 N. 63rd Avenue, Glendale.
• Santa Fe Elementary,
9880 N. 77th Avenue, Peoria.
• Sky View Elementary,
8624 W. Sweetwater Avenue, Peoria.
• Sun Valley Elementary,
8361 N. 95th Avenue, Peoria.
• Sundance Elementary,
7051 W. Cholla Street, Peoria.
• Vistancia Elementary,
30009 N. Sunrise Point, Peoria.
Deer Valley Unified School District will provide meals for children 18 and younger.
DVUSD changed this week from daily breakfast and lunch to food pickup Monday and Thursday only.
DVUSD food distribution locations include:
• Barry Goldwater High School,
2820 W. Rose Lane, Phoenix.
• Budget Suites,
2702 W. Yorkshire Drive, Phoenix.
• Cactus Trail Apartments,
2403 W. Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix.
• Constitution Elementary,
18440 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix.
• Park Meadows Elementary,
20012 N. 35th Avenue, Glendale.
• Sunrise Elementary,
17624 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the same time.
The district advises parents to check dvusd.org/food every day to see if hours or locations change. At the DVUSD locations, children must be present in order for meals to be provided.
Meal distribution sites will be set up outside at each location and meals should not be consumed at that location, according to DVUSD.