High school student fined $200 for taking second lunch

High school student fined $200 for taking second lunch

HAYWARD, WISCONSIN — A 16-year-old Wisconsin student was fined $200 for taking a second lunch at school.

A written brief alleges that the head cook pressed charges against the student for theft, but the district superintendent says that's false.

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He adds the school provides free and reduced meals to students and did not refer the incident to police.

Meanwhile, a fundraising page set up to help the teen pay his fine received more than $1,000 in donations.

The woman who started the fundraising says the rest of the money will go to help other students in need.