Rod Nakamura Jr

$ ‘gap’ puts short hold on lunch

$ ‘gap’ puts short hold on lunch

Despite Nitijela tripling funding for the school lunch program in the national budget approved late last month, the Public School System lunch program ground to a halt September 30 with the expiration of the last fiscal year. There was no lunch program for the first nine days of October, which included the first quarter exam […]

School lunches improve attendance

School lunches improve attendance

EVE BURNSThe lunch program for public schools has always been a big help to local schools, particularly in student attendance, which is measurably higher on days with provided lunches. Delap Elementary School Vice Principal David Robert told the Journal that the lunch program helps with the school attendance. The school sees a 10-15 percent improvement […]