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School district introduces new meal option for kids who bring lunch from home

Elementary students who bring a meal from home can choose to add extra food items to supplement their meals.
Students eat in the cafeteria.
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The nutrition team at Bismark Public Schools in Bismarck, N.D., has introduced a new lunch option aimed at students who bring their lunch from home, KFYR reports.

Under the new Lunchbox Buddy program, students who bring a bagged lunch now have the option to choose a grain, fruit or veggie, or milk for free from the cafeteria to enjoy with their meal from home.

The program is available to all elementary students.

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