School meals free for all students in Petersburg School District

For the next few years, school meals will be free to all students enrolled in Petersburg School District.

All three school sites in PSD now qualify for the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, which allows schools to offer breakfast and lunch at no cost to student families because the meals are ultimately reimbursed by money from the federal government.

PSD Food Program Director Carlee Johnson McIntosh managed the administrative push for getting the CEP. "It's such a great need ... I've seen it really be beneficial in our schools," she told the Pilot.

Mitkof Middle School and Petersburg High...


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