The St. Clair R-XIII School District will be closed through at least Friday, April 3, in response to the COVID-19, but will provide free meals during the closure.

The district is providing grab-and-go meals through its food service provider, OPAA!, similar to what is done throughout the month of July.

The meals began Wednesday. Students are able to pick up two meals free of charge each day at the following locations and times:

• St. Clair High School (back entrance), 10:45 to 11 a.m.

• First Baptist Church (Springfield), 11 to 11:15 a.m.

• Good Hope Baptist Church, 11 to 11:15 a.m.

• Oak Ridge Estates, 11 to 11:15 a.m.

• St. Clair Southern Baptist Church, 11:20 to 11:35 a.m.

• Village Green (Caddy Court), 11:20 to 11:35 a.m.

• Crescent Village, 11:20 to 11:35 a.m.

• Orchard Park, 11:40 to 11:55 a.m.

• Paradise Mobile Home Park, 11:40 to 11:55 a.m.

• Lake St. Clair, 11:40 to 11:55 a.m.

• Ending route at the spray park at noon.

All meals are free and there is no enrollment or registration needed.

For more information, contact Assistant Superintendent Nadine Aitch at 636-629-3500, extension 1000.

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Food Service Office submitted two waivers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the free meals.