Students at Pecos Elementary line up at the school’s new salad bar for a nourishing lunch, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)
Pecos Elementary students are welcoming some colorful choices in their school lunch menu thanks to a new salad bar introduced last week. Pecos is the first elementary school to provide a salad bar in the Roswell Independent School District.
The school, home to approximately 400 students, introduced the salad bar to its fifth-grade students this past Wednesday before including third- and fourth-grade students Monday. Dr. Barbara Ryan, principal at Pecos, said Thursday that if all goes well, the salad bar will be available to grades 1-5 as early as next week.
“It gives them healthier choices,” Ryan said. “This way, they can choose the healthy foods they want to eat. When Login to read more