Posts Tagged ‘lunch’

Spice it Up

Spice it Up

By Rachel Bell Looking for a flavor getaway? Spice island is the go-to destination! School lunches can be boring, but cold lunches take time and planning. So spice it up! Each spice has its own expert recommendation to make every student a pro chef! Applesauce too bland for your taste? Shake some cinnamon on it! […]

Nutrition Struggles

Nutrition Struggles

By Joshua Jordan You work hard to get through your first day of school. Then all of a sudden the bell rings, signifying the time for lunch. You and your friends rush down the hallway to be the first in line. Then you noticed it: the milk is a different brand, the cheese on your […]

Some students see advantage to eating cold lunch

Some students see advantage to eating cold lunch

By Jenna Brannaman The clock strikes and the students make a run for it. Lunch may be the only period throughout the school day that kids run to. Lunch is said to be the highlight of a high school student’s day. It’s a time for catching up with their friends, cramming for an upcoming test, […]

Budging – a Principal’s Perspective

Budging – a Principal’s Perspective

By Steve Brand, Principal “It’s my right as an upperclassman.” “All of the upperclassmen budged in front of me when I was a freshman.” “Why does everything get taken away from me when I’m a senior?” “Seniors should not have to wait in line.  Freshmen should just expect to go last.” Let’s acknowledge that lunch […]

Lunch Staff Strives to Meet New Guidelines while Catering to Students’ Tastes

Lunch Staff Strives to Meet New Guidelines while Catering to Students’ Tastes

By Hannah Wieditz- Changes are happening at lunch as a result of the new law, The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Dispite its name, this new legislation may actually leave some of our students hungry. An interesting statistic is that the middle school lunch calorie minimum last year of 785 calories is actually higher than the […]

Veggie Wraps Are New Cafeteria Craze

Veggie Wraps Are New Cafeteria Craze

By Cassidy Steines- Vegetarians are thrilled with the brand new vegetable wraps that are being offered in the cafeteria. “The veggie wraps are a good substitute for salad during lunch,” said Samantha Smith, a sophomore who is a vegetarian. “All of the ingredients are great. There are onions, peppers, cucumber, cheese, avocado, tomatoes, carrots, and […]

Vegetarians Would Like More School Lunch Options

Vegetarians Would Like More School Lunch Options

Budget Cuts and the Healthy Kids Act make providing options difficult By Cassidy Steines- In a survey of 179 students conducted on Friday, eight students, or four percent, said that they are vegetarians. For those students, lunch options are greatly limited. A look at the hot lunch calendar for the past two months shows that […]

Our school lunch is the envy of other districts

Our school lunch is the envy of other districts

By Kyla Rand- It is a common stereotype that school lunches are bad or gross, but the lunches at Mount Vernon High School are something to brag about. Twice in late October, representatives of Solon High School have come to MVHS to have a look at our food choices, the variety, and how they are […]