School Closing News

School Closing and Breakfast/Lunch  Information 

Due to COVID-19, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that students will not return to school until at least April 15th.  

The following sites are available for families to pick up meals for their children. The distribution will be as follows:

March 16, 8-9 a.m: Children will be provided with a packaged, grab-and-go breakfast at Buchholz, Gainesville, Eastside, Santa Fe, Newberry and Hawthorne high schools, Howard Bishop Middle School and the SWAG Community Center.

March 16-19, 11-1 p.m: Children will be provided with a packaged, grab-and-go lunch and a breakfast for the following day at the schools listed above AND at all elementary schools, at the Waldo Town Center (formerly Waldo Community School), Gainesville's Fire Station 1 on South Main and at the Pineridge neighborhood clubhouse.