CUYAHOGA FALLS — The city school district has set up mechanisms for students to continue learning and receiving meals while the buildings are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cuyahoga Falls City School District Superintendent Dr. Todd Nichols said families can visit the district’s website at https://www.cfalls.org/ to access the links to the students’ school work assignments. For students who do not have access to technology and/or the Internet, paper and pencil lessons will be passed out at each school building from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 20 and Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3. Nicholas added that Chromebooks will be distributed to students who do not have access to technology during that same time frame.

Families with students who need paper and pencil assignments and technology should fill out the forms at https://www.cfalls.org/.

For students who do not have access to the internet, Nichols said Charter-Spectrum has announced it will offer free access for 60 days. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8935.

Nichols added the district is distributing free grab and go breakfasts and lunches to any student who wants them. Meals will be distributed at each building from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 20 and Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3. Families need to access a form at https://www.cfalls.org/ to sign up for the meals.

"We truly recognize the emotional and financial burden that many of our families are experiencing," said Nichols in his all-call to district homes Tuesday night. "Our goal is to demonstrate a culture of caring by minimizing frustrations to greatest degree possible."

Reporter Phil Keren can be reached at 330-541-9421, pkeren@recordpub.com, or on Twitter at @keren_phil.