Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Reduced Lunch Applicants Decrease

School Board Also Discusses In-Town Bus Routes

Members of the Kimball School Board heard from the principals and the food service director for updates during their meeting last week.

Danessa Terrill told the board that the number of families applying for free or reduced lunches was down from 51% to 41%. Still, Terrill attributed this to the fact that all students receive free lunches, so some families didn't feel a need to apply, but but Terrill said it "ties into other funding."

According to Terrill, the school district received an $11,000 grant for disposable products last year, but they are back to using trays for lunches. The COVID...

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