Celebrating National School Lunch Week

By Mary O.Esparza, mesparza@civitasmedia.com

Washington Elementary 2nd and 4th grade students Taylor Cervantez, Nakaia Tayvies, Paloma Tapia, Marisol Ruiz, Aahlydia Castillo and Jose Cervantes were selected to participate in a vendor samples taste test.

In celebration of National School Lunch Week upcoming Altus Times stories will include “Food for Thought” from the APS Child Nutrition Director Sabina Garrett, the State of Oklahoma School lunch program, Backpack For Kids, as well as fun and healthy recipes.

National School Breakfast Week is being celebrated in the Altus Public Schools March 7-11. Each school will be hosting a variety of fun, healthy and educational activities. Washington Elementary School cafeteria manager Ruth Ortega started celebrating early by asking students to participate in a vendor sample taste test. Vendors ship schools free food samples to
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