school lunch
Well, a few weeks into the new school year and my two oldest kids have not spent any money at lunchtime at the high school. I deposited $50 in each of their lunch accounts and they have been packing lunches from home every day. Maybe it’s time to rethink our lunch program. I think we [...]...Read More
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• State didn’t meddle with Homecoming fundraiser but work toward healthier choices for Snow Week will be expected, state says by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River High School could not get an exemption for its homecoming food sale fundraiser, but an official for the Minnesota Department of Education a...Read More
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• Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will impede Homecoming fund drive for high school scholarships by Jim Boyle Editor College scholarships will be some of the newest victims of the calorie-shaving, sodium-lowering Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Improving child nutrition is the focal point of...Read More
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Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to ensure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole...Read More
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My daughter attends middle school in the Elk River School District. Recently, parents received a letter regarding changes in the school lunch system. The first change is the increase in cost. A secondary school lunch is $2.50. Milk is 55 cents. There are also à la carte items available for addition...Read More
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