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Cave City schools help feed students for free

CAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) -

The Cave City School District is helping feed several of their students at no cost to them.

This year, students on reduced fee lunches will actually be getting their meals for free.

Cave City is using money it receives from the National School Lunch Act to pay for the meals so the families do not have to.

Reduced lunches normally cost about 30 cents for a breakfast and 40 cents for a lunch, but Superintendent Steven Green said that adds up when you have multiple kids to pay for all year.

Green said this is just one step to improve students' school experiences here in Cave City.

"We're trying to do some things to help the kids in the community to get them further down the road, whether it be provide food for them and nourishment to get them through the day or to may be give them a boost and get them ready for school, college or technical careers," Green said.

Cave City will also add a grab and go breakfast option in the high school this year so student who may miss it in the morning can grab breakfast between first or second period. 

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