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Healthy servings for students
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Second-grader Kai Christison enjoys his hot lunch Thursday at Abraham Lincoln Accelerated Learning Academy in Monroe. Under the direction of Eric Ekum, the districts food service program is emphasizing healthy eating options more this year. Order photo
MONROE - Chicken cordon bleu sandwiches, cheese steak hoagies, apple cider beef stew - this is not the Mystery Meat hot lunch you remember from childhood.Welcome to school lunch, Monroe style.The school district's lunch program has undergone a dramatic overhaul recently under the direction of Eric Ekum, who took over as food service director in June.