School meals

Rural students in the Marion School District will have access to meals this summer, thanks to a new program approved last month by the USDA.

Under the program, the Marion School District will partner with USDA to deliver meals to students in Crawfordsville, Lancing, Gilmore, Jericho, and Turrell. The meals will be delivered each Monday and Wednesday, starting June 12 and concluding July 21. The meals are for children 18 and under.  

Each Monday’s meal delivery will provide one breakfast and one lunch per child for Monday and Tuesday, and each Wednesday’s delivery will provide one breakfast and one lunch per child for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. No advance registration is required.

The delivery locations and times will be as follows:

  • Crawfordsville -- Post office on Main Street – 8-8:10 a.m.
  • Jericho – Post Office – 8-8:10 a.m.
  • Turrell – Union Grove Church – 8:20-8:30 a.m.
  • Lansing -- Johnson & May – 8:30-8:40 a.m.
  • Gilmore – City Hall – 8:45-8:55 a.m.

For MSD students living in Marion and West Memphis, summer meal service is provided through the Boys & Girls Club and through the district’s summer school program.

The Marion School District is an innovative and growing district committed to helping every student find their unique path to success in school and in life. With more than 150 years of experience serving families in Crittenden County, the district offers a high school, a junior high, a seventh grade school, and three award-winning magnet schools. For enrollment information, including information on school choice, visit or call 870-739-5100.