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Starke County Schools Announce Closings and Breakfast/Lunch Information (LAST UPDATED 3-24-2020)


Oregon-Davis School Corporation has announced that e-learning days will be held each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between March 31 and April 30.

North Judson - San Pierre Schools will have e-learning days every Monday and Wednesday through April 29, but nothing during March 30 - April 3 as that is Spring Break.  Changes to the lunch schedule will be announced later.

Knox will have no e-learning until April 13 because of Spring Break and the Governor's Executive Order to Stay in Place.  From April 13 - May 1, e-learning will be each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  The delivery of breakfasts and lunches will continue during Spring Break by calling the number below before 9:00 am on Mondays.

Governor Holcomb announced on March 19 that ALL public and non-public schools in Indiana will be closed until at least May 1, 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.  At this point all three school corporations in Starke County are reviewing what days will be e-learning days in addition to the days set forth below. 

Knox Community School Corporation is now delivering meals one (1) time per week which will include breakfast and lunch for the entire week for each child.  Call 772-1600 before 9:00 am (Central) to add your name to that list.

This area will be used to post additional updates as they become available.



All three (3) Starke County-located school corporations jointly issued a statement last week that all schools would be closed effective with September 14 through at least April 12 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.  Each corporation has also announced their plans for e-learning days, waiver days, and a program for distribution of breakfast and/or lunches during what had been regularly scheduled days for school.  What follows will be updated as plans change.


E-learning days will be March 31, and April 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 while all other days that were regularly scheduled will be waiver days and will not be required to be made-up. (updated on 3-20-2020)

Free sack lunches for current students will be offered at three (3) different sites between 11:00 and 12:00 (Central), which lunch will include a breakfast for the following day.  The dates that will be offered will be March 17-20, March 31- April 3, and April 6-9.  The locations are as follows:

     Koontz Lake Fire Station

     Hamlet Fire Station

     Door 4 of the Jr/Sr High School


E-learning days will be March 17, 18, 23, 25 and April 6 and 8, while all other days that were regularly scheduled will be waiver days and will not be required to be made-up.

Free lunches will be available to any student 18 years or younger, while adults can purchase one for $2.00 on March 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25,26, 27 and April 6, 7, 8, and 9 from 11:00-11:45am (Central) each of those dates at five (5) locations listed below.

     North Judson United Methodist Church Parking Lot

     St. Paul's Lutheran Church

     San Pierre Park

     English Lake Church Parking Lot

     Bailey's Discount Center Parking Lot


E-learning days will be March 17, 18, 20, 23, 25, and 27, while all other days that were regularly scheduled will be waiver days and will not be required to be made-up.

Breakfast and lunches will be provided free of charge to any child and they may be picked up at Door #8 at the Knox Middle School, with breakfast available from 8:00-9:00 am (Central) and lunches will be available from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Central) each day that school was originally scheduled to be held, but not during Spring Break days.