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Free lunch is over for most, but not all, APS students

There’s no more free lunch at Arlington Public Schools. With some exceptions. The start of the new school year will bring a return of paying for school-provided breakfasts and lunches, owing to an end of federal subsidies that had provided...

APS adds new menu items, aims to keep supply flowing

Despite ongoing concerns about supply-chain problems, the Arlington school system is getting creative in providing new meal options for students. New on the menu for the winter cycle are fruit smoothies for breakfast and spinach-and-chicken epanandas, chicken-and-vegetable dumplings and cheesy...

Welcome to modern times: FCPS faces school-lunch shortages

Students in Fairfax County Public Schools may be getting their lunches free this year, but that doesn’t mean they’re getting the offerings they want. County school officials have acknowledged that a bump up in breakfast- and lunch-participation rates, plus nationwide...

Colder weather presents challenge for Arlington school-lunch effort

Having tried where possible to provide school-lunch service outdoors since August, Arlington school leaders are now faced with the task of trying to figure out a plan to accommodate students inside while meeting their own social-distancing guidelines. And it looks...
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