Petersburg Pilot -

School district churns out thousands of meals each week

 

April 23, 2020

Photo courtesy of Carlee McIntosh

Katy Brantuas stands with a van full of meals ready to go to students in the borough.

Last week, the Petersburg School District distributed 3,946 meals to 310 kids in the district as students continue to attend class remotely.

The district's food service department first began delivering meals on March 23. That was the day students were supposed to return from spring break, but they were given an extra week off while staff prepared for distance learning.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued his first state health mandate on March 13, which required public schools statewide to make school days from March 16 through March 30 non-student contact days to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in...



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