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October 29, 2020

In the Thursday, October 29 issue

In the print edition:

Milan students to continue to receive free meals

Students at Milan schools will continue to receive free lunches and breakfast meals through the remainder of the 2020-21 school year, according to information presented by Superintendent Jane Rogers at the October school board meeting. This is due to an extended waiver from the USDA.
At the beginning of the meeting Supt. Rogers asked for a moment of silence to honor retired teacher Carla Holt, who passed away unexpectedly. Linda Baker was recognized for attending the board meeting and bringing flowers to show her love and appreciation for Ms. Holt and the dedication she had for her students. Board member Greg Lewis noted that “Ms. Holt will be greatly missed in our community, she was truly a dedicated teacher.”

Veterans Day goes virtual at SR

The Veterans Day Program held yearly at South Ripley will be held virtually this year. According to Superintendent Rob Moorhead, this will include videos, pictures and students writing letters to veterans. “It was felt by both the veterans and the school that this would be our best option for this year. This virtual program will be meaningful for all those that participate,” Moorhead noted.
Supt. Moorhead reported that with the first nine weeks of school completed, the falls sports season is coming to a close. “Beginning school in August during a national pandemic was no easy task, but it seems we have done it in the best possible way,” he noted at the October school board meeting. “The first nine weeks have gone great and we will keep doing our best in providing a safe school and learning environment for our students and staff.”

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