School defends skimpy Michelle O breakfast: ‘Meets federal guidelines’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WAIPAHU, Hawaii – At Waipahu High School in Hawaii, students recently received a scoop of rice and a tiny “ham link” for breakfast, and parents were understandably upset. At least one parent wrote in to KHON to complain about the paltry school breakfast served to students Tuesday, and officials are now scrambling to explain away […]

Feds tell parents how to pack school lunch, rate lunchboxes

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal government wants to make sure parents know how to properly pack a school lunch for their child, so “experts” with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are publishing tips. Officials with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a series of tips for parents that guide them along the very […]

STUDY: Michelle O’s school meals ‘making students more at risk of being overweight’

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – First lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to address the nation’s youth obesity epidemic is actually making kids fatter, according to a new study. Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor Wen You found that the longer kids eat government-funded school meals, the more likely they will be overweight, which means low-income […]

WY school district drops Michelle O’s lunch rules

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SHERIDAN, Wyo. – Officials in Wyoming’s smallest school district decided to ditch the National School Lunch Program and its long list of nutrition regulations to cut down on wasted food and administrative time tied to the federal requirements. According to the Sheridan Press: Superintendent Chares Auzqui said the move will help cut down on food […]

Public school proposes vegan lunch menu for ‘humane education’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Organizers of a proposed Rochester River School want to provide meatless meals to students from a self-sustaining student garden on campus. At a proposed Rochester charter school focused on “humane education,” students would grow their own food in both outdoor and indoor gardens, and would be responsible for harvesting, cleaning and cooking […]

Parents fuming after school changes graduation schedule to accommodate Michelle O

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

JACKSON, Miss. – Parents of Jackson State University graduates are growing annoyed at the school for repeatedly rescheduling the 2016 commencement to accommodate first lady Michelle Obama. Parent Diana Kimbrough told WAPT that school officials have repeatedly shuffled the graduation schedule to appease Obama, who is scheduled to give an address at the event April […]

MICHELLE UH-O: Hungry students revolt against school’s ‘no snacks’ rule

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

WOODBRIDGE, Conn. – Students at Amity Regional High School want their snacks back, and they’ve started a movement to make it happen. School officials recently decided to enforce a no snacking rule that bans students from consuming anything other than water outside of the cafeteria, a situation that leaves students famished and impacts their health, […]

VIDEO: Michelle O urges social media companies to make ‘the right things cool’

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 9 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recent feature on Michelle Obama’s embrace of technology is offering interesting insight into how she thinks the government and corporations should manipulate youngsters. In a “360 video” interview and photo shoot with the first lady, The Verge explored how Michelle Obama has used social media to stay “cool” through platforms geared […]

Students revolt over moldy Michelle O school meal

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

MUNCIE, Ind. – A photo of cream cheese served to students at Central High School is turning stomachs online, the latest in what’s now a daily trend of students posting truly disgusting school food offerings. Isaiah York and a friend are reconsidering their school food options after they popped open an individual cream cheese at […]

Rats overrun NJ school cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Jersey City’s Ferris High School is besieged by rats, and county health officials have ordered administrators to take action. City health officials were called to Ferris High School earlier this month on complaints about rodents running through the school and found an aging garage door near a dumpster as the entrance […]

School district bans ‘unhealthy’ Valentine’s treats

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ANKENY, Iowa – Ankeny elementary students can forget about getting a kiss at school today during Valentine’s Day celebrations. The Hershey’s chocolate treats are banned, as are candy hearts and other store-bought sweets students have shared with their classmates for decades, The Des Moines Register reports. Instead, district officials suggest students give each other pencils […]

When Ted Cruz’s wife becomes first lady, ‘French fries are coming back to the cafeteria!’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told an audience at a campaign stop in Des Moines over the weekend that “When Heidi’s the first lady, French fries are coming back to the cafeteria!” The comment about his wife, Heidi Cruz, is a jab at current first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to impose […]

Hungry high schooler fined $200 for ‘stealing’ second lunch

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 7 Comments

HAYWARD, Wis. – Officials in the Hayward school district are struggling to justify a $200 fine levied on a student who took a second lunch without asking that’s ignited concern and outrage from parents. A Circuit Court brief published in the Sawyer County Record Jan. 20 provided the spark. “The brief was regarding a student […]

Republicans move to keep Michelle O’s lunch rules, despite overwhelming problems

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – First lady Michelle Obama and school nutrition experts have seemingly come to a truce over school lunch regulations after years of disagreement over federal restrictions imposed in 2012. Legislation approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday would scale back whole grain requirements and delay further restrictions on sodium set to kick […]

Iowa student asks for Michelle O lunch repeal during campaign event

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie believes first lady Michelle Obama “has no business being involved” in what kids eat at school. His comments came in response to a question posed by Omaha fifth-grader Jacob Royal: “What are you going to do about the lunches?” “They were fine […]

Students post moldy, expired Michelle O lunches to Twitter

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

DERBY, Kan. – Derby High School senior Linnea Engstrom posted a picture of the rotten apple she received for lunch to Twitter this week, prompting several students to follow suit. Some students posted images of moldy grapes and applesause packs, while another snapped a picture of the “better if used by” date for appears to […]