Nutritional Staff Says, 'It's in the Bag'

Serving Our Students No Matter What
Posted on 03/17/2020
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For Antoinette Cummings, the students she sees every day in the Jennings middle school cafeteria aren’t just students.

“Those are my babies,” she said.

Cummings and most of her nutrition staff co-workers — along with teachers, counselors and other staff — will not see their babies for at least the next several weeks after the state ordered schools closed until at least April 3.

But Monday morning, Cummings and her fellow Jennings lunch ladies were at the school packing hundreds of fresh meals to make sure no child goes hungry during the time off.

Akron Public Schools last week announced it would provide breakfast and lunch in to-go bags four days a week at every neighborhood school starting Tuesday. Read more here >>.

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