By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

There is a free lunch

H-M-S to pay for student meals in December, January

 

November 23, 2023

SENTINEL-NEWS FILE PHOTO

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary students eat lunch on the first day of school in 2020.

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...



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