Anchorage School District in Anchorage, Alaska, is offering free meals to students this week while schools are closed due to the recent earthquake, KTVA reports.
The meals are being served at nine schools throughout the district between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and are available to anyone 18 and under. The district has provided school buses at each location to allow students to eat inside.
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced its final rule on school meal standards .
The final rule builds upon the USDA's changes to school meal standards announced last year . It will keep the sodium Target 1 limits in place through school year 2023-2024, and Target 2 limits will go into effect for the 2024-2025 school year. The final sodium target (Target 3) will be eliminated.
While operators have been able to meet sodium Target 1 limits, many felt that the second two would be difficult to acheive. Over 90% of respondents in a School Nutrition...
Cafeteria employees throughout northern Ohio are holding an auction to raise funds for their peers in Paradise, Calif., impacted by the wildfires that struck the state earlier this fall , WFMJ reports.
The employees will host an auction this week at Glenwood Junior High School in Boardman, Ohio. Money raised from the event will go to help nutrition staff at schools in Paradise. The items listed in the auction will be donated by local community members.
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A cafeteria worker at Smith High School in Greensboro, N.C., has been credited with helping prevent a school shooting , News & Record reports.
Earlier this week, a man entered the cafeteria during lunch through an unlocked door, where he was confronted by a cafeteria employee. The man pulled out a gun, and the employee immediately radioed for help. The man was taken into custody and no one was harmed.
As shootings continue to take place throughout the country, schools are taking extra safety precautions such as participating in active shooter training to help be better...