The Alexander County Board of Education approved an increase in the cost of school lunches for the coming year at their meeting this week. The cost for school lunch at all grade levels for 2016-2017 will be $2.55
The Board recognized 27 retirees from the School System in a ceremony held at the ACHS Auditorium.
Summer Reading Camp is planned for the last 2 weeks of July and the 1st week of August. The camp serves students in grades 1-3 and will be offered at Ellendale and Hiddenite Elementary Schools.
The Board approved a lease for the use of the Sugar Loaf Fire Department building for 8 months at $400 per month to the Sugar Loaf Fire Department. Sugar Loaf will continue to use the old structure while their new station is under construction.