The event was part of Brossoit’s regular “Lunch with the Superintendent” program that focuses on a particular issue; the topics of Wednesday’s discussion were the District’s school meals and the “Move 60? activity program.
MLTnews photographer Char Blankenhip was there to capture the action, and also had a chance to do her own review of the day’s school lunch meal, which offered a choice of two entrées: 1) Macho Nachos or 2) Strawberry yogurt and string cheese with Sports Bite cookies.
Blankenship’s report: “The nachos were tasty, warmed nicely, with a proportionate amount of whole grain taco chips, meat, beans and cheese (albeit a fairly small amount of each). The spiciness of the ground beef and kidney bean mixture was mild, and you could also add salsa and hot sauce if desired. As for a drink, the only choices were water from a pitcher and cartons of 1% white milk or fat free chocolate milk. I chose the chocolate milk and found myself wishing it was at least 2%. All in all, the nacho choice, rather than the yogurt/string cheese/cookie option, was not satisfying in the filling-me-up sense, but did make for a pleasant lunch.”