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Hurley students, staff take part in Crunch celebration


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MELISSA DIGIORGIO, left, and Sophia Genisot hold their apples Thursday after multiple bites at the Hurley K-12 School. The apples were provided to Hurley free, as part of the National Farm to School Network for the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch, a celebration of healthy eating and direct farm to school food choices during National Farm to School Month.


HURLEY - The Hurley K-12 school is celebrating National School Lunch Week as part of National Farm to School Month.

On Thursday at noon, Hurley hosted the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch, providing an apple to every student in the school.

Suzette Pertile said the Department of Public Instruction has been doing this for four years, but it is the first year Hurley is taking part in the Crunch.

Pertile said the school received 625 Red Delicious apples for free, so every student would have the opportunity to have a healthy snack at lunch.

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