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School board approves price hike for student lunches

Published: 8:45 PM, 04/12/2013 Last updated: 8:45 PM, 04/12/2013

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Cocke County Board of Education members unanimously approved a ten cents price hike for student lunches for the 2013-2014 school year during their meeting Thursday evening in the Cocke County High School Library.

The board also discussed extensively requests from three parents for transfers for their children from one elementary school to another.

The board unanimously approved a request from Sarah Heister to transfer her daughter Hillary from Grassy Fork to Smoky Mountain after the mother explained that transporting her daughter to Grassy Fork had become extremely difficult.

According to board chair Richard Coggins, the Heistsers live "right on the line" between the two districts and the Smoky Mountain bus actually goes by their home.

For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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