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District implements free meal program

Photo illustration by Kaia Myers. In order to stop the spread of COVID-19, officials recommend washing hands for 20 seconds and practicing social distancing, according to the CDC. In an effort to help students eligible for free and reduced lunch, St. Louis Park Public Schools has implemented a free meal program.

Ryan Barnett

March 22, 2020

Due to school closures, St. Louis Park Public Schools will begin to deliver daily meals to students who rely on free and reduced lunch starting March 23. The meals, delivered by buses to 13 locations, will consist of bag lunches for students and their families, and bag breakfast for the morning after. ...

Eating greens improves performance

Samyu Yenamandra

October 27, 2016

It can be hard for student athletes to maintain a sufficient diet, according to registered dietician Alyssa O’Brien, but O’Brien said eating right is necessary for athletes. “(Eating right) will give you nutrients to support energy and endurance to sustain energy during a game. You need to get ...

Committee promotes nutrition

Sophomore Riley Dvorak creates a salad at the salad bar in the lunch line.

Katie Orton

October 26, 2015

When nutrition department secretary Abby Rowan heard about scratch cooking, she wasn’t sure it was something that would fit at Park. However, after watching nearby districts make the switch, she believes it could prove beneficial. “In terms of supporting scratch cooking, that’s something that we w...

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