Student arrested for ‘stealing’ free milk from school cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

DUMFRIES, Va. – Prince William County police recently arrested Graham Park Middle School student Ryan Turk for stealing a free carton of milk from the school cafeteria. “This is ridiculous. This is beyond embarrassing,” the boy’s mother, Shamise Turk told KMOV. “He’s at home over 65 cents.” Turk said school officials suspended her son May […]

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 […]

School fires coach for redistributing discarded Michelle O fruit to hungry athletes

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 19 Comments

AZUSA, Calif. – Dozens of middle school students are protesting the termination of a coach who was fired for redistributing unwanted lunch fruit to hungry student athletes. Arnold Villalobos, 36, was reportedly fired from Center Middle School last week after a new principal at the school didn’t appreciate the coach’s help, NBC Los Angeles reports. […]

School throws student’s lunch away over $4 unpaid tab

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

KILLEN, Ala. – Parents in Alabama are complaining that their kids were denied lunch at school this week, and district officials are denying the allegations. One unidentified parent wrote in an email to WHNT that “96 students at Brooks High School had their lunches taken away and thrown in the trash.” Another parent, Shane Tanner, […]

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 […]

Students balk at ‘gross’ moldy Michelle O lunches

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. – Students at Cherokee High School are fed up with their disgusting government-approved lunches. “People need to know about this, parents need to know what their kids are eating at school,” senior Jessica Fisher told WSLS. Fisher was in the lunch room Monday when another student at her table discovered a problem with […]

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 […]

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 […]

School district ends ‘unsustainable’ free Michelle O meal program

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

EDEN, N.C. – The Rockingham County School Board is rolling back free breakfasts and lunches for students in some schools because the program is cost-prohibitive. The decision is sparking outrage from some parents who apparently believe the free government food is critical to their children’s academic success. “Regardless of how many kids qualify, all children […]