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Food Services

We at Food Services are dedicated to serving our students meals that are delicious, nutritious, and budget-conscious. Our cafeterias serve 1,250 hot breakfasts and 2,500 hot lunches daily. About 75% of our students meet federal income guidelines for free meals..

Contact: Lynsi Barnhill, Food Services Director Phone:270-444-5600

Tornado Takeout

Tornado Takeout Delivery for January 11 - 22

Tornado Takeout Meal Delivery days for the next two weeks will be as follows:

Week 1:

Monday, 1/11: Deliver meals for 2 days (1/11-12)

Wednesday, 1/13: Deliver meals for 1 day

Thursday, 1/14: Deliver meals for 2 days (1/14-15)


Week 2:

Monday, 1/18: MLK Holiday – No meal delivery

Tuesday, 1/19:  Deliver meals for 1 day

Wednesday, 1/20: Deliver meals for 1 day

Thursday, 1/21: Deliver meals for 2 days (1/21-22)


If the hybrid schedule stays in effect, the delivery schedule of Monday, Wednesday, Thursday will continue.

This delivery schedule ensures meal access to any student, regardless of schedule.
Click "More" to see the delivery locations and times.
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Tornado Takeout

Tornado Takeout Delivery on January 4 and January 7

The next Tornado Takeout delivery will be Monday, January 4 (Meals for Monday-Wednesday) and Thursday, January 7 (Meals for Thursday-Sunday). Paducah Public Schools Nutrition Services wishes you a Healthy, Happy Holiday season. We look forward to serving you in 2021! Click "More" to see the list of meal delivery locations.
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STAY Van Donation Puts Transitional Students Services on Wheels

A donation from the Ray and Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust has funded a van that will make the office of Transitional Student Services mobile, increasing the reach and efficiency of its mission to the meet the needs of at-risk students. 

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Tornado Takeout Whobilation

Tornado Takeout Grab and Go Meals Available December 16

Join us for a Tornado Takeout "Whobilation!" Grab and Go Meal at Paducah Middle School on Wednesday, December 16 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.

Drive through the lights,
Wave and say Hi!
Cindy Lou and Santa 
Will be there as you pass by!

Be sure to bring your letter to Santa!

PADUCAH LIFE Magazine believes that the act of reading is food for the soul. Paducah Life Magazine will be present to distribute books to Elementary aged children! If you would like to contribute some children’s books to this ongoing project, contact Darlene Mazzone.

We ask that you stay in your car, wear a mask, and practice social distancing.
The meal is free to anyone between the ages of 0 - 18.
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Information About Pandemic EBT

Pandemic EBT helps families whose children receive free or reduced lunch cover the extra cost of groceries for the days when school went virtual this semester (August-September 2020).
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Tornado Takeout Meal Delivery Transitions to Weekly Schedule Beginning October 19

Tornado Takeout will transition to delivering meals once a week beginning Monday, October 19.

Next week, meals for Monday and Tuesday will be delivered on Monday, October 19. Meals for October 22-27 will be delivered on Thursday, October 22. After that, meals will be delivered once a week on Thursdays.

Delivery locations will remain the same. Please see the attached schedule for meal delivery for October 19 through December 21.

Tornado Takeout meals are available for all children ages 0 - 18. You do not have to be a student at Paducah Public Schools to receive meals.

Please click "Read More" to see the delivery schedule and a list of delivery locations.
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