School lunches, including chicken nuggets, are notoriously unhealthy. They don't have to be.
When they're not suspending students for dumb NFL memes, Long Island high schools are suspending teens for what's in their lunch boxes. A student at Centereach High School was disciplined when several students in his class were sickened by trying a piece of the teen's ghost pepper that he'd brought to school. Show More Summary
In a lawsuit filed this week, a Colorado teacher claims that officials at Florence High School are using their facility to promote evangelical Christianity in violation of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Employment attorney Paul Maxon told KMGH that his client, Robert...
One Washington teacher went above-and-beyond to ensure that one of her bullied students didn’t feel alone in his plight. Tori Nelson is a fourth grade teacher at Winlock Miller Elementary School in Washington state. Last week the teacher...Show More Summary
Over 2.9 million public school students from New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami-Dade, Dallas and Orlando will soon be served their meals on trays that skip the landfill and position schools to produce and sell compostable food waste.
Six of the largest U.S. school districts have pooled their collective purchasing power to make significant changes to school lunch, and they’re starting by jettisoning the polystyrene tray.The Urban School Food Alliance, a coalitionShow More Summary
The only thing sweeter than finding a cupcake in your lunchbox is finding a loving, handwritten note. When Skye Gould, 23, was in the sixth grade, her mother sent her to school each day with an inspiring note packed in her lunch. The...Show More Summary
Shelley has cooties! A food borne virus is having a nasty effect on school kids (could we love the lunch lady even less?) and the result is a mini-zombie apocalypse – the virus only affects kids who haven’t gone through puberty yet. Toby McGuire, Rainn Wilson and Allison Pill play teachers fighting to survive ‘the … Continue reading Icky Trailer: Cooties! ?
School lunches may be healthier than when you were a kid, but the wasteful and polluting materials that cafeterias serve them on have actually gotten worse. In an effort to save on labor and equipment costs, many schools switched from washable trays to disposable foam ones over the past couple of decades. Show More Summary
A daughter used the inspirational lunchbox letters her mom sent her a decade ago as part of her grad school thesis project.
"Degrading. Very degrading," said Jason's mother, Tormeka Ezzard. "'I'm going to [expletive] you up' -- you're talking to an 11-year-old. 'I'm going to your [expletive] lights out.' You're talking to an 11-year-old!" According to the statements, school nurse Beverly Barnes approached Jason and started yelling. Show More Summary
Turns out those school lunch chicken nuggets we had as kids really were that bad. In the new trailer for "Cooties," the horror comedy that debuted at Sundance, those nuggets are the cause of a zombie outbreak - but only among the children. Show More Summary
The citizens of Montgomery County, Md., might want to pay a little more attention to their school board elections. The Board of Education appears out to lunch with its primary charge: to recruit and hire a superintendent to run the well-regarded 144,000-student district. Let’s review. In February, Joshua Starr, the superintendent the board hired just […]
"I probably flunked it," shared Paul to a group of his high school peers. We were clustered around him, commiserating about the latest Chemistry exam. Paul looked like he wasn't going to make it through lunch. As I munched on something tasteless from my seat across the cafeteria table, I had an "Aha!" moment, a flash of insight. Show More Summary
As Andrew Dunn of the Charlotte Observer writes: The plan sounds great: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools cuts down on the amount of paperwork schools have to wade through by simply giving free lunch to everyone in 74 schools with high percentages of low-income students. But the new method is causing a number of problems for the school […]
On March 24 last year, I was in my Toronto kitchen preparing school lunches for my kids when I learned from my Twitter feed that I had been put on the Kremlin’s list of Westerners who were banned from Russia. This was part of Russia’s...Show More Summary
Lunch Lady Arrested For Having Sex With Teenage StudentA cafeteria worker at a west suburban high school is being held on $25,000 bond after allegedly having a sexual encounter with a male student.Via ABC 7 Chicago:Police say they arrested Joi Taylor, a cafeteria monitor at Proviso West High School, after someone told the school liaison […]
Moms will do anything to get kids excited about going back to school. They'll even let them play with their food. From breakfast to lunch to after-school snacks, we've rounded up some works of food art that your little ones are sure to love! And the best part - they're easy to make. Let's get cooking!
Arnold Schwarzenegger had lunch with his ol' pal, likely Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, and we're told Arnold schooled him about the ins and outs of national politics. The former Cali Gov and the current…
Joi Taylor, 32, allegedly had a tryst with a 16-year-old she met in March, the same month she started working as a lunchroom monitor in Proviso West High School in Hillside.