Week of March 5, 1956
At one time the Federal subsidy paid to educational organizations serving school lunches was 9 cents for every A-lunch served at school cafeterias. Then the subsidy was reduced to around 5 cents for each lunch and now the latest cut has been to 2 cents for each A-lunch served.
The local Board of Education is not contemplating reducing the quality or raising the price of the splendid 25-cent A-lunch now being served in many school of this county.
Driver education continues to be one of the most popular courses offered at Hagerstown High School. Officials say there are many more applicants than they can accommodate.
At present, with two teachers and two automobiles, 96 boys and girls can take the course each semester.
The big planes on the Hagerstown Airport were still "tied down" this morning after warnings came yesterday that another big wing of tornadic proportions might hit the Hagerstown area. But it didn't happen.