School lunch

A healthy meal for students at Jacksonville High School made up by cafeteria manager Ann Sanders.

TALLADEGA -- The Talladega City school system has announced its full and reduced breakfast and lunch prices for the coming academic year.

According to a release from Child Nutrition Program Director Bob Smith, full price breakfasts will be $1.25 and reduced price breakfasts will be 30 cents.

Full price lunches will be $2.35, and reduced price lunches will be 40 cents.

Any children in households eligible for the Alabama Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Alabama Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations are eligible for free or reduced priced meals, according to the press release.

Children in foster or court care and children participating in Head Start are also eligible, as are children classified as homeless, runaways or migrants. There are also Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines, which are available online or through the Central Office.

An application must be completed for the child to get free or reduced price meals; this form is also available online or through the Central Office, at 256-315-5600.