News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office, St. Mary’s County Public Schools, St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services, St. Mary’s County Health Department

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS), in partnership with St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services, St. Mary’s County Health Department, and the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services has engaged the assistance of local food service facilities to ensure continued safe food distribution to families with children. Food will be prepared and packaged in off-site food service facilities licensed and inspected by the St. Mary’s County Health Department and brought to the schools for distribution. 

No contact, drive-up meal service will take place on Friday, May 29, 2020.  Services are also scheduled for next week, Monday through Wednesday June 1 – June 3, 2020, at the locations listed below from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily.

Leonardtown Elementary School

  • 22885 Duke Street
  • Leonardtown, MD 20650

Greenview Knolls Elementary School

  • 45711 Military Lane
  • Great Mills, MD 20634

Margaret Brent Middle School

  • 29675 Point Lookout Road
  • Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Lexington Park Elementary School

  • 46763 Shangri-La Drive
  • Lexington Park, MD 20653

Meals will be offered to all children 18 years and younger free of charge. Parents and children can drive up to these locations and receive meals that they can take home during current school closures. For questions regarding the lunch service program, please email

For local COVID-19 data, updates and information, please visit or call the COVID-19 Community Hotline at (301) 475-4911 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For information on St. Mary’s County Government Operations and Updates please visit our website at

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