Free meals for all students in Watertown School District will end this fall  (Audio)

April 12, 2022

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–The days of free lunch for all students in the Watertown School District will be ending this fall.

Here’s what District Business Manager Heidi Clausen told the school board at Monday night’s meeting….

School districts stopped charging for meals as COVID-19 cases worsened, in an effort to reduce the financial strain on parents who’d been laid off or lost their jobs during the pandemic.