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