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School lunch changes proving popular at Boscobel Area Schools
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LUNCH LADIES Stephanie Roth and Sue Weigel serve lunch at Boscobel High School last Thursday. Numbers of students opting for school lunch are increasing this year, with much praise heard about the food. - photo by Joey Martin

The excited buzz that accompanies change has filled the halls of Boscobel’s schools this year with the addition of a new district administrator, elementary principal, and several new teachers and support staff. That excitement extends right into the kitchens and cafeterias, where a new food service director, Carol Roth, is working to expand the selection of fresh and locally grown produce on the menu.

It is meeting with success, because lunch sales have already grown this year.

“I feel really comfortable that we can use as much fresh food as possible, and still make food that the kids like and that meets all the requirements of the USDA,” says the ginger-haired Carol, decked out in Bulldog reds as she takes a moment to sit down after a busy day.

With plenty of enthusiasm, Carol is eyeing the future armed with a wealth of ideas for the program, though for now, she says, she is still learning how to effectively feed all the different ages.

For the complete article, please see the September 14, 2016 issue of the Boscobel Dial.