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Shelbyville Central Schools board approves new school year lunch prices

Shelbyville Central Schools students will once again have to pay for lunch during the school day.

On Wednesday at the SCS board meeting, lunch prices for the 2022-2023 school year were approved.

Elementary students will pay $2.50 per day for lunch; middle school and high school students will pay $2.60. The adult lunch price is $4.60.

All lunches must be purchased at the cost unless a student qualifies for reduced price or free lunches. Families must apply with the school system to qualify for reduced fee or free lunches.



“After two years, and I’m a parent too, we all got used to (free lunches),” said new superintendent Dr. Matt Vance after the meeting. “Personally, I was surprised (the program) got extended last year. It was a great situation for all of us but our principals are putting that information out.

“If you are not part of the free lunch program we are back to paying for lunches. I know that will be some adjustments for families.”

All students will still have the option of a free breakfast daily. Purchasing an additional breakfast is $1.30 per elementary student, $1.40 for middle and high school students, and $2.50 for adults.

In other board business Wednesday:

  • An agreement was approved between the school system and Nexus Mental Health LLC to provide mental health services to all students referred by SCS.
  • Approved the Personnel Report that included the resignation of former Shelbyville High School principal Brent Baker, the retirement of Shelbyville Middle School music teacher Myra Crosby, the transfer of Nicci Sargent, Coulston Elementary School assistant principal to SMS assistant principal, the transfer of Meredith Hall from Coulston music teacher to SMS music teacher, the transfer of SMS physical education teacher Jason Bass to SHS assistant principal, and the transfer of Andy Snow from SCS Director of Virtual Instruction to Coulston assistant principal.