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School Board agrees to lease Rio Vista to become park; school lunch menus Feb. 6-10

Rio Vista Elementary will become park space

Almost three years after closing Rio Vista Elementary in St. Petersburg, School Board members have agreed to lease the property to the city for a park. Board members voted 5-1, granting the city free use of the 8-acre property at 8131 Macoma Drive NE for at least 50 years. School Board chairwoman Robin Wikle was the lone dissenter, saying the district was giving away an asset. District officials say the Riviera Bay neighborhood property was assessed at $425,000 to $600,000, once the building is removed. Wikle said the appraisals seem low. According to the Pinellas County property appraiser, the property is valued at $3 million with the building.

Menus

Elementary schools have a choice of one entree or sandwich and two fruits or vegetables, or salad plate meal and one fruit or vegetable. Meatless entree, chef salad and cold sandwich selection available daily. Both include choice of milk, and bread or crackers and dessert when available.

Middle and high school menus rotate every two weeks and are different for each school.

Monday: Mini burgers, roasted chicken, farmers salad, coleslaw, oven fries, assorted fruit and juice and wheat roll.

Tuesday: Tacos cheese quesadilla, corn, refried bean, lettuce and tomato salad, assorted fruit and juice, dessert.

Wednesday: Hot dog, pork choppette on bun, veggie burger, baked beans, green salad, assorted fruit and juice.

Thursday: Popcorn chicken, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes, romaine salad, mixed greens, assorted fruit and juice and white wheat roll.

Friday: Pizza, fish sandwich, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, assorted fruit and juice.

School Board agrees to lease Rio Vista to become park; school lunch menus Feb. 6-10 02/04/12 [Last modified: Saturday, February 4, 2012 3:32am]
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