There is a free lunch
H-M-S to pay for student meals in December, January
November 23, 2023
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn students will soon find that the idiom "there is no such thing as a free lunch" may not always be true.
As a result of action by the school board on Monday, the cost of student lunches during December and January will be assumed by the Nutrition Fund. The decision comes as a result of continued growth in the fund balance and a grant of $18,568 that was received.
The fund balance on Oct. 31 was $664,758, which compares to $249,000 in 2021. The district has attempted to lower it with equipment purchases and offering free breakfasts for all students and snack milk for lo...