School spends $350,000 to remove rats from cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Snohomish High School is finally rat free after exterminators spent weeks clearing rodents from the school’s kitchen and cafeteria. And school board members just approved the bill: $349,133 paid to Clean Crawls Pest Control Services, The Everett Herald reports. “The rats were discovered March 2 after a food-service worker reported a strange […]

Schools charge parents for students to eat home-packed lunches in cafeteria

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

YORKSHIRE, England – Parents allege a primary school in Yorkshire, England is charging them about $1.43 a day to eat their home-packed lunch in the cafeteria. And a secondary school in south east England is reportedly charging more than $2.50 to eat their own lunch at school, parents told the country’s teachers union. The union, […]

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 moves to fire lunch lady for giving away $1.70 meal to needy student

By Victor Skinner on Monday, December 21st, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

POCATELLO, Idaho – Lunch lady Darlene Bowden could lose her job for giving away a free lunch to a hungry student, despite offering to pay for the $1.70 lunch out of her own pocket. Bowden told the Idaho State Journal she was placed on unpaid “termination leave” by her supervisor at the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District […]