Food Service

Food Service News & Announcements

  • Food Service Press Release Effective 6-9-21

    The meal distribution program at PCPS will continue serving free breakfast and lunch meals through the Summer Food Service Program to ALL students who attend Powhatan County Schools, and to any other child 18 years or younger.
    Effective June 9th - through August 18th. Distribution Times and Location for Parent Pick-up are as follows:

    Powhatan Middle School - 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Door 11 located on the western side of the school.
    Lead-in and exit only signs are visible to help with traffic flow. 

    If you are unable to pick up meals during the scheduled times, please contact Sodexo by email for an alternate time or delivery method.

    Summer School: 

    Powhatan Elementary School and Powhatan Middle Schools
    June 21, 2021 – July 1, 2021
    July 12, 2021 – July 22, 2021
    Breakfast and lunch meals will be available for free for all students attending summer school at either Powhatan Elementary School or Powhatan Middle School.

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  • Triennial Wellness Assessment

    Every three years, school divisions are required to complete an evaluation of the policies and procedures used to promote student wellness. The attached documents reflect the process that was followed and provides the outcomes of the PCPS assessment. The PCPS Student Wellness Policy and the accompanying regulation can be found by clicking on each link. For more information, please contact Katie Wojcicki at or 804-598-5700.


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  • P-EBT Benefits Extended Through End of School Year

    Benefits will be automatically loaded to your existing P-EBT or EBT card. If this is your first time receiving benefits, a preloaded P-EBT card will be mailed to the current address in the student’s school record or funds will be added to your SNAP EBT card. Ensure your address is correct within your local school division records. Additional program details such as benefit amounts and issuance dates are available at If you don’t receive P-EBT benefits, but believe there are eligible students in your household, please call the P-EBT call center at 866-513-1414 or 804-294-1633. Updated Flyer & FAQ sheets are attached.

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  • Media Release

    August 21, 2020 Media Release: 2020-2021 PCPS Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals is linked here

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  • **New** Online Free/Reduced Meal Application

    Parents may now complete an online application for free/reduced meals for their PCPS students by visiting the MySchoolApps website linked here

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National School Lunch & Breakfast programs

Powhatan County Schools participates in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Our cafeterias continue to ensure that meals are healthy and well-balanced.
Please continue to encourage your kids to choose school lunch!

Meal Applications Are Accepted All Year!
A new meal application must be submitted each year. If you feel you are eligible, submit a 2020-2021 application. Applications can be obtained from the school office, cafeteria, or online. Only one application is needed per household. Please remember a parent or guardian is responsible for any charges a student makes until the student's application is approved. Faxed and/or scanned applications cannot be accepted. Notifications will be mailed to the student's home after the application is approved.

An online application is now available through MySchoolApps website linked here and through the logo image below logo apply online for free & reduced meals 

Powhatan Elementary Staff Recognition for all of their hard work and dedication. Thank you!