More meal options at Alva schools
August 16, 2017
Verleta Eckels is hoping a greater array of food options will increase participation in the Alva schools' lunch program.
All second-grade through 12th-grade students will have more foods to choose from as they head back to school this year. In the past, they just had the main meal at the lower grades with small salad bars at Lincoln Elementary, Alva Middle School (AMS) and Alva High School.
Now, students in those grades will be able to select from a broader menu of foods.
“One day, for example, we're going to have pancakes,” said Eckels. “If the kid doesn't like pancakes, he can take...