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A Healthy Lunch: How Kids at SIS are Reacting

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Table filled with treats for a school base sale.

Table filled with treats for a school base sale.

Table filled with treats for a school base sale.

Caitlyn K., Editor/Writer

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Since late 2008, cafeteria lunches have gotten an upgrade as part of the new School Lunch Legislative. Every boy and girl at SIS that buy their lunch need to take at least one fruit or vegetable on their tray. If they don’t pick up the fruit or vegetable, the student charges an extra fifty cents to their school account.

Although many kids put up with the rule, how long will it be before kids really start getting sick of it? I, being a student know that plenty of kid even if they take the fruit or vegetable, NEVER eat them. They end up being thrown out and thrown into a garbage dump somewhere.

Haven’t they heard of kids that are starving in Africa?

Also, most of the kids in my lunch wave get pizza. Let me define this for you:

piz·za

Noun
A flat, openly baked “pie” of Italian origin. Normally consisting of dough, sauce, then cheese, and slathered in oil to give it it’s crispness. Sometimes served plain or with french-fries.
Pizza is possibly one of the most unhealthy foods you could ever eat. As it said above, pizza is slathered and drenched in oil, making is drip with grease. Have you ever folded your pizza to take a bite and grease drips out of the end? That’s the oil that they slather
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