The School District 6 Child Nutrition Program was in full swing during the first week of school shutdowns, providing food to any student in need. Left to right: Brenna Sellars, Andrea Getts, Karen Taylor. (Teresa Byrd/Hungry Horse News)

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With closures, keeping kids fed
March 25, 2020 6:16 a.m.

With closures, keeping kids fed

A group of children, gathered with backpacks and bicycles, began jumping up and down with excitement, arms in the air, as the bright yellow school bus pulled up to the Martin City Fire Hall on Thursday afternoon. The bus was carrying daily sack lunches and breakfasts and a spring break’s worth of groceries to students who, because of the coronavirus school closures, don’t currently have access to this normally available resource.