Merrillville schools set summer meal schedule

Merrillville schools set summer meal schedule

 The Merrillville Community School Corporation will offer free summer meals to all children ages 18 and under.

  The program begins June 7 and will last through Aug. 13 with the exception of Monday, July 5, which is considered a holiday.

Meals will be offered weekdays only, and children must be present to receive their “curbside” meals, as only one breakfast and one lunch is permitted per child per day. 

Merrillville students attending summer school will receive their meals at school. Weekend meal bags will be distributed along with Friday meals. 

The following sites will distribute breakfasts from 8:30-9 a.m. and lunches from 12:30-1 p.m. each day or as noted: Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Pl., Door I; Pierce Middle School, 199 E. 70th St., west of Door 3; Fieler Elementary School, 407 W. 61st Ave., Door C; Iddings Elementary School, 7249 Van Buren St., Door L; Salk Elementary School, 3001 W. 77th Ave., Door B; Stefek Park, 7053 Harrison St.; Rethink Church, 2920 W. 73rd Pl. (curbside OR eat-in); Impact Church, 7071 Broadway, (curbside OR eat-in); lunch only: Collins Park, 9500 Merrillville Rd., noon -1 p.m.

The following mobile bus stops will serve lunch only: Regency Park Townhomes, 6078 Delaware St., 11-11:30 a.m.; Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 5375 Harrison St., 11:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.; Miller Elementary School, 5901 Waite St., 12:30-1 p.m.

For more information, visit the Merrillville Community School Corporation website,, or call the central office, 219-650-5300.