The Pierz School Board raised the cost of meals for the 2022 - 23 school year, June 29. The decision was made hesitantly as the Board didn’t want to burden parents even more as many are facing hard times. However, given the increased cost of food and the fact that the food service fund have to be self-sustaining (no money is allowed to be moved to it from any other fund), the Board felt it had not much of a choice, said School Board Member Ashley Toops.
Breakfast and lunch will be free for students who qualify for free or reduced breakfast or lunch. The Board encourages families to fill out the application for it, even if they think they’re too close to the income limit, they said.