BOE approves lunch price increase

SIDNEY — An increase in the price of lunch was approved by the Fairlawn Local School Board of Education during its July meeting.

The price of lunch will increase by 25 cents for the 2015-16 school year. Lunches for grades kindergarten through sixth will be $1.95 and includes milk. Lunches for grades seven to 12 will be $2.45 per day and the cost also includes milk. Students can purchase extra milk for 30 cents.

According to Superintendent Steve Mascho, the last time lunch prices were increase was three years ago for the 2012-13 school year. The prices are being raised to partially cover the increase in costs that have occurred had during the past three years.

In other business, the board:

• Approved the staff handbook for the upcoming school year.

• Employed Dustin Black as junior varsity soccer coach at a salary of $1,284.

• Changed the job classification of Tracy Mumaw to 11-month secretary.

• Approved the school fees for the upcoming school year.

• Awarded a one-year contract to Meghan Lavey as junior high cheerleader adviser for the 2015-16 school year at $1,284.

The board’s next meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 122 at Fairlawn Local Schools.