Is school lunch 
making the grade?

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Lunch at Fruita Monument High School.


Aftermath of school lunch reform creates healthier hot meals and a trayful of challenges

For most of the past 13 years, Katie Hall has eaten school lunch.
Not just lunch at school, but the meal actually prepared by School District 51’s nutrition services program. From the years when chicken nuggets graced her tray and she could buy a sweet treat on the side to menu changes caused by school-lunch reform in recent years, Hall has been a constant customer since she first attended school at Wingate Elementary.

Elmer Riggs’ bone treasure may actually be brontosaur

More than a century ago, Elmer S. Riggs backhandedly consigned brontosaurus to paleontological oblivion using bones he dug out of what is now called Dinosaur Hill, which overlooks Fruita.



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