Free meals start now for Medical Lake students
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 10:30am
MEDICAL LAKE — Students can eat breakfast and lunch for free starting June 28, but free meals are not ending with summer. Due to a decision from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), lunch will be free across the school district for the entire 2021-22 year.
Summer lunches are not new to the district, although they have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The district normally provides a cafeteria service to ensure students have access to meals while school is out. Now, according to Nutrition Services Supervisor Jill Howard, meals are still offered to any child aged one through 18...