Elementary student ‘branded’ over low lunch account balance

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 12 Comments

GARDENDALE, Ala. – Jon Bivens doesn’t appreciate Gardendale Elementary School officials “branding” his son in the lunch line. “They herd these kids like cattle,” he told AL.com. Last week, Bivens’ son came home with a large stamp across his arm with a happy face, and a message underneath. “I thought it was a good job […]

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 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, […]

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Student’s ‘vegetarians are idiots’ comment to classmate constitutes ‘harassment’

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

SKILLMAN, N.J. – A New Jersey sixth-grader was sentenced to five lunch-time detentions after school officials allege he harassed a vegetarian classmate by telling the student “he should eat meat because he’d be smarter and have bigger brains.” The Board of Education of the Township of Montgomery concluded the comment and others amounted to “harassment, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]