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Breakfast, lunch prices hiked 10 cents by Board
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A recommendation breakfast and lunch prices for the 2013-14 term be increased by 10 cents was approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday.

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The breakfast price will be $1.80, as compared to the $1.70 of the past. The secondary lunch price will be $2.60, up from $2.50 (grades five-to-12) and the elementary lunch price will be $2.40, an increase from $2.30.

Board members also approved the recommended schedule of high school fees for ’13-’14, which is unchanged. It includes:

--Art (all classes), $20; and textiles, $20.

--Technology and engineering, intro to industrial tech, $20; sheet metal-machine tool, general woodworking, materials and processing, welding and cabinetry, cost of project for each; and digital photography, $10.

--Family and consumer sciences, foods and nutrition I, $20; foods and nutrition II, $20; foodservice, $20; fashion and clothing construction I, $20 and cost of project; fashion and clothing construction II, $20 and cost of project; independent living/personal finance, $5; and assistant childcare teacher class, $15.

--Physical education, students pay for field trips (bowling, golf, rollerblading, etc.).

--Athletic training class, $15.

--Athletics (per sport), $75; family cap of $225 per student or $425 per family.

--Music ($75 maximum—doesn’t include rental), vocal jazz, jazz band and solo and ensemble, $75 for each, band instrument rental, $40.

--Drama (actors only), $75.

--Forensics, $75.

--Parking permits, $75.

--Lock purchase, $5 ($4 refund if returned at graduation).

The recommended schedule of middle school fees for ’13-’14 was approved by the board as well. Increases were to forensics, which will be $50, not $40, according to outgoing EMS Principal Paul Uhren, and the athletic fee will be $50. Otherwise, the schedule shows:

--Student agenda, $6.

--Lock purchase, $6 each (two required for grades six-to-eight).

--Family and consumer science, $12 (eighth grade).

--Band rental fee, $50.

--Solo and ensemble, $20 ($10 paid by activity account).

For more please read the July 10 print version of the Herald. 

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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