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MPSD serves meals to kids during summer months

School may be out, but the lunch line is still open at Meridian Public Schools.

“We have our salads today. We have hamburgers and fries, which is a favorite for the children. We also have chicken and rice,” said Louis McPhee, the food service director of Meridian Public Schools.

During June and July, the school district is cooking up free meals to ensure that no child goes hungry this summer.

“We’ve opened up several of our locations in the district for children to come and eat. We also have some other sites that feed the children during the summer,” said McPhee.

The Summer Food Service Program is being funded by the USDA, which f