Post by Lisa Fogarty. Sierra Prince is an eighth grade student at Pleasant Grove Junior High School in Utah who has a learning disability and suffers from diabetes. Given her health issues, she has been assigned a school lunch worker...Show More Summary
George Will (Washington Post) has an interesting essay on “progressivism’s ratchet.” His “Cupcake Postulate” illustrates the dynamic: federal school lunch subsidies lead to regulation of food content,which justifies the regulation of competing foods from vending machines, and—finally—whether cupcakes sold at bake sales meet federal standards. Show More Summary
Shula's 347. CHARITY WIRE — Restaurants are across the state will donate a portion of profits from breakfast, lunch, or dinner to Communities in Schools tomorrow, August 21, for the organization's Dine Out for Kids event. Included are nine...
68 percent of the Ferguson-Florissant student body receive reduced-price or free lunches
Where do you find inspiration? For Jarrett J. Krosoczka, his imagination was sparked during a nostalgic trip back to his old school cafeteria and a chance meeting with his lunch lady Jeannie. In a talk delivered at TED@NYC, Krosoczka shared the story of how he conceived the Lunch Lady graphic novel series and launched School Lunch Hero Day. Show More Summary
"I like big busses and I can't deny!" Preparing to go back to school is a complex art that involves shopping for school supplies, packing lunches, and for one family, creating rap videos. The Holderness family, who went viral in December...Show More Summary
My oldest daughter just started kindergarten — and I’m quickly realizing school is going to be more expensive than I’d anticipated. Though I was ready for some expenses, like clothes, lunches, and supplies, others — like the classroom cleaning supplies and tissues — caught me by surprise. Show More Summary
The first step to making sure your child is eating a delicious and nutritious school lunch is to prepare it yourself. While you can't necessarily monitor what your child actually eats, you can at least know in good conscious that you are sending them with a lunch that you would eat.
School is back in session and I'd love to encourage parents (and kids!) to "Think Outside The Sandwich" when it comes to packing school lunches.... ? Read More: Video: Think Outside the Sandwich!
A teacher in North Carolina has raised nearly $80,000 to feed students from low-income families in Ferguson, Mo., who would ordinarily be getting free lunches at public schools in the St. Louis suburb but can’t because the start of the 2014-15 school year has been delayed twice as a result of civil unrest. The 11,000-student […]
According to an Oklahoma school district nutritionist Amy Herrold, thanks to USDA standards, her district is "r equired to provide an extra serving of fruit at breakfast. Last year," says Herrold, "we started taking steps to raise average...Show More Summary
Back to school? Not so much. Back to LUNCH? Yes, yes, and yes. A 2013 survey on spending habits by Visa found that the average American who eats lunch out spends around $936 per year. Invest in some key pieces to make packing easier and you'll save money and calories year-round. Show More Summary
August is upon us, and while my own girls aren't old enough yet to don a backpack, many of my friends are already feeling the stress of sending their little ones back to school. From separation anxiety to packing healthy lunches to the...Show More Summary
Back to school lunch boxes are filling up once again. We found some more awesome ideas for snacks and filling ingredients to keep your little scholars running. Check them out.
She can NOT be serious… Teacher Shows Up Drunk At School And Keeps Drinking An Arizona teacher who was so intoxicated that she took a taxi to school and was cited for being drunk and disorderly after police reported
As we all witnessed on Monday evening a person's outward actions are not always an accurate representation of their inner struggle. If you see someone sitting alone at lunch, wether you be at school, work, out and about, wherever you may be, make an effort to make sure they have someone to talk to.
School starts tomorrow and Pinterest is on fiiiiiire with helpful back-to-school checklists, morning routine printables, ah-may-zing lunch tips, and the cutest teacher gift ideas you've ever seen. (Seriously, what sort of brownnoserShow More Summary
On Tuesday's edition of Outnumbered, Fox News's lady-centric talk show, the co-hosts were having some trouble articulating why they oppose new federal nutrition standards for school lunches, aside from their sense that "Michelle Obama is so, like, the duchess when she speaks," as Kennedy Montgomery put it. Ironically, Fox News contributor... More »
Fox News contributor and psychiatrist Keith Ablow Tuesday said First Lady Michelle Obama should “drop a few” while talking about school lunches with an all-female panel.
Today, in America, one in three children is considered overweight or obese. Now is a good time to start the school year off right with healthy eating habits. Nutrition experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering parents tips for packing healthy school lunches.