MISD raises meal prices, honors local media
Posted by : May 29, 2014| On :
By Robyn Wheeler
Monitor Staff Writer
MABANK–Mabank Independent School District Board of Trustees approved an increase in lunch and breakfast prices for the 2014-15 school year.
Biscuit or toast and breakfast for pre-k through 12th grade increases by five cents making biscuits and toast .35 cents and breakfast $1.50.
Prices also increase to $2.30 for pre-k through sixth grades lunches and $2.55 for seventh through 12th grade lunches.
A la cart entrees went from $1.70 to $1.75 and vegetables and fruits from .85 cents to .90 cents.
Girls and boys regional track qualifiers were recognized as well as UIL academics, performings arts, and golf and baseball.
In other news, the board:
• awarded The Monitor Managing Editor Pearl Cantrell and Reporter Robyn Wheeler with the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) 2014 Media Honor Roll for fair and balanced reporting of news about public schools.
• approved the custodial services contract renewal with GCA Services Group of Texas.
• heard the 2014 graduation ceremony is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 30, at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland.
• witnessed the swearing in of new board members Erik Tijernia and Jeremy Zmolik, and current board member Todd Grimes.