Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: tag2
If you read the "Panther Pride" which was delivered this week I hope you read the article on page 11. I knew that we have a lot of folks who are struggling financially but... Over 55% of the elementary students are eligible for SNAP or Medicaid. The Geneva elementary schools were selected to participate in Community Eligibility Program through June 2018. This means that ALL of the students at West Street and North Street schools are able to eat breakfast and lunch at no cost. It is a federally funded program. While I am happy that these students will no longer face a day without or with very little food I am appalled that in our community there are so many people (including the little ones) who need this help.

it rose from 55% to 62% this year

all students in the geneva school qualify for no cost breakfast and lunch

and HWS spends money on their campus like it is growing on trees

wonder if the new HWS president will have some of his students do research and see how much of the nearly 70% tax exempt properties have on the very high poverty level in the city

those raised cross walks that hws put in on pulteney street are only there to serve hws