In preparation for spring break, La Crosse School District offers free meal pre-orders

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – One School District is making sure students are getting healthy meals, even during its scheduled spring break.

In mid-March, the La Crosse School District started distributing meals to students Monday through Friday at different locations within the city.

The District’s spring break is from April 9th to the 13th.

Before it begins, it’s offering families to pre-order these meals so they can get by during the long weekend.

On Tuesday pre-orders can be made for breakfasts and lunches for this coming Thursday and Friday.

Pre-orders will only be available for pickup at two locations, Logan High School and Spence Elementary School.

Pick-up is on Wednesday between 11 am and 12 pm.

To pre-order call 608-789-5880 on Tuesday between 8 am and 1 pm.

Wednesday meal service will continue as scheduled at all sites.

Since the school closures, the La Crosse School District has provided over 23,000 free meals to its students.


Food pickup details:

  • All children 18 or younger in the household may receive one breakfast meal and one lunch meal daily, Monday – Friday
  • No identification is required
  • Please bring reusable bags


Neighborhood food site location schedule:

Route 1
Rivercrest trailer court 11:00am-11:30am
Mormon Coulee trailer court 11:45am-12:15pm

Route 2
Pineview trailer court entrance 11:00am-11:30am
Brookview mobile home park entrance 11:45am-12:00pm
Golden valley trailer court entrance 12:00pm-12:15pm
Hintgen Elementary School 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 3
Bluffview Commons trailer court entrance 11:00am-11:30am
Pammel Creek estates entrance 11:45am-12:15pm
Former Kmart parking lot on State Road 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 4
Shelby Ball Field parking lot 11:00am-11:30am
Central High School east entrance 11:45am-12:15pm
State Road Elementary School 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 5
Gladys and Huber BGC 11:00am-11:30am
Goodwill at back of lot 11:45am-12:15pm

Route 6
Green Island Ice Arena 11:00am-11:30am
Hamilton Elementary School 11:45am-12:15pm
La Crosse Public Library Main Branch 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 7
Longfellow Middle School in front 11:00am-11:30am
Hogan Administrative Center 11:45am-12:15pm
Lincoln Middle School 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 8
Kwik Trip on French Island 11:00am-11:30am
Summit Environmental School 11:45am-12:15pm
French Island Public Library 12:30pm-1:00pm

Route 9
North Woods International School11:00am-11:30am
Emerson Elementary School 11:45am-12:00pm

Route 10
Northside Elementary/Coulee Montessori in the bus lane 11:00am-11:30am
SSE Music 11:45am-12:15pm
Schuh Homes 12:30pm-1:00pm