ATTENTION PARENTS: Please see the emails sent by School District 96 on Mar. 19 and find your student’s name and student ID number listed at the top. That student ID number will be needed to create an account for free meal pick up. If you did not receive this email, please contact the public info coordinator.


Effective Fri., Jan. 15, District 96 parents of IN-PERSON students will use the LINQ Online Ordering System ( to preorder free meals for their students ONLY on the days their students will be learning IN PERSON in the school building. Preorder by 6 p.m. on Thursdays for the coming week. ALL in-person students are eligible to receive free meals.
See the In-Person Menu on the District website HERE.

NOTE: It is no longer necessary to preorder free meals for students who are learning remotely. Pick up meal supplies for five free meals on Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.,  at Twin Groves or Woodlawn Middle School.

Brief videos (approx. one minute) linked below explain the simple process to:
(1) Create an account for your family on the Linq website to preorder for your in-person learner;  (2) Add the children in your family; and (3) PREORDER your free meal choices for each child on the days that he or she is learning in person.

Getting Started

Video Instructions

Brief videos provide step-by-step instructions:

Picking Up Free Meals for Remote Learners

Families will pick up free meal supplies for five meals for their remote learners 11 AM–2 PM on Wednesdays.Online Meal Ordering Demonstration / QR Code

  • Woodlawn Middle School, 6362 Gilmer Rd., Long Grove 
    Drive-up pick-up. Remain in your car. Woodlawn pick-up MAP
  • Twin Groves Middle School, 2600 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove
    Drive-up pick-up. Remain in your car. Twin Groves pick-up MAP