Seattle MESA is here...
to continue supporting our students, teachers, and families in these unprecedented times.
In the meantime, below are resources on free food, information on Covid-19, and STEM-focused activities students can do at home.
Seattle Public Schools Area
Free food sites have been made available.
Seattle Public Schools has 26 schools that are serving as a hub for student meal support during the closure. These schools provide sack lunches prepared by our central kitchen for all Seattle Public Schools students Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., for the duration of the school closure.
Tukwila Public Schools Area
Free breakfast and lunch have been available.
Free breakfast and lunch will be distributed to all children aged 18 and under at any Tukwila School District bus stop at regularly scheduled morning pick up times, Monday through Friday. If you miss the bus delivery, please go to a Tukwila School District school for distribution of free breakfast and lunch between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For a list of bus stops: https://www.tukwilaschools.org/departments/transportation/bus-routes-schedules
If you miss the "Tukwila Fresh" bus, go to any Tukwila school M-F 10am-12pm
Mukilteo Public Schools Area
Free "to go meals" students must be present to pick up and no school number ID required.
Starting Monday, March 16, free “to go” meals will be available for any child at several sites throughout our district. Meals will include breakfast and lunch and will be available 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays throughout the district closure.
Food for Families
Food Banks in King County: http://verdanthealth.org/wp-content/uploads/King-County-Food-Bank.pdf
Free Groceries delivered by FEEST: https://www.feestseattle.org/grocery-delivery-for-feest-families/
Families with students at Chief Sealth, Evergreen, Rainier Beach, and Tyee High Schools can request FREE groceries delivered to their home.
Seattle Emergency Food Vouchers: https://greenspace.seattle.gov/2020/03/emergency-food-vouchers-to-support-those-in-need-during-covid-19/#sthash.vti7YM8u.dpbs
Sodo Community Market (free bagged food, no ages limit, and no ID required): https://greenspace.seattle.gov/2020/03/emergency-food-vouchers-to-support-those-in-need-during-covid-19/#sthash.vti7YM8u.dpbs
Information is crucial during this pandemic. Please be sure to acquire your information from trustworthy sites. Below are sites from state institutions.
University of Washington
Information on health, wellness, and prevention: https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/#health
City of Seattle: Resources for the Community
Information on healthcare, immigration, internet access, food, utility bills, home education, and volunteering. http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
We strongly encourage students to do their homework packets from their schools and to continue being engaged in STEM!
List of fantastic list of online resources that include, tutorials, lessons, activities, and challenges.
Science For Kids: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/
List of activities by grade level: http://www.4aplus.com/stem-resources-4-students
Free STEM Activities: https://www.stemfinity.com/free-activity-resources