Cold weather closings force schools to change lunch menus

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

At least one good thing came from recent school closings due to subzero weather in January: Green Bay school officials learned elementary school kids love kiwi.

The school district’s food services department bought the fuzzy fruit for a special program. But when schools were closed for an unusual three-day span Jan. 6-8 because of extremely cold temperatures, the fruit had to be used quickly, so it was served to the district’s young students.

Schools also were closed again on Jan. 28 because of freezing temperatures.

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