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Every Monday students in Sue Schwartz’s River Falls High School consumer science food courses plan and prepare meals for the River Falls Fire Department. Showing off the finished meal, from left: Amanda Rohl, Taylor Longsdorf, Carlie Christensen, Marcos Miller, Audrey Larsen, William Baillargeon and Miranda Neiderrmyer.

How do you feed hungry firefighters? RFHS students know how

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Every Monday evening members of the River Falls Fire Department gather at the fire station to train. In the past, if there was time, they would fill their bellies with sandwiches or pizza.


But lately River Falls High School students in family and consumer science food courses -- Nutrition and Wellness, Advanced Culinary Arts and the Connections class (an inclusion class) -- have planned and prepared meals for these firefighters.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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