Fayetteville Public Schools

The Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition Department is joining the city’s effort to reduce the environmental impact of food service by eliminating styrofoam and reducing single-use disposables. Officials plan to use the remaining case of styrofoam trays, bowls and to-go containers before transitioning to more environmentally-friendly versions of these items. 

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The Economic Opportunity Agency is partnering with Fayetteville Public Schools to open a Head Start facility on the ALLPS School of Innovation campus. The center, which opens Aug. 19, will serve 43 kids.

Fayetteville High School is testing some new menu options ahead of the 2019-2020 school year. We speak with Ally Mrachek, director of child nutrition at Fayetteville Public Schools, to learn about some of the new food options for students.

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New Fayetteville School District Superintendent John L. Colbert started the first week of school by visiting with students and teachers at each of the district's schools. Colbert worked for the district for 43 years before the school board selected him to be superintendent in June. Colbert discusses the turnover in leadership in the district during the last five years, the safety measures the district is considering after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and the future of the former Jefferson Elementary School building.



For most kids, summer means free-time, fun and- most of all -no homework. But for some students no school can mean losing out on at least two meals.