Skip to comments.Students Forced to Eat School Lunch to Supplement Home Made Lunch
Posted on 02/14/2012 10:42:35 AM PST by cavdad
A mother in Hoke County complains her daughter was forced to eat a school lunch because a government inspector determined her home-made lunch did not meet nutrition requirements. In fact, all of the students in the NC Pre-K program classroom at West Hoke Elementary School in Raeford had to accept a school lunch in addition to their lunches brought from home.
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“Let’s Move!” - childhood obesity campaign.
Worse than that. To conclude that lunches are sub par, they have to be searching the lunches of students. Authority?
Have the kids eat off campus.
I swear, if that were my child, someone would get fired. And if I was ignored, there would be an unfortunate accident in someone’s future.
There is little that fires me up like a two bit bureaucrat abusing his or her power.
There is little that fires me up like a two bit bureaucrat abusing his or her power.
PAID BY US!!! These cretins work for us!!!!
I have four chilren and I made a practice of having lunch with them in elementary school. The truth is kids pitch the healthy stuff on their tray in the garbage and just eat dessert. Getting children to eat what’s good for them at home is a struggle-when they’re at school, it’s a lost cause. Go to a school cafeteria and look in the garbage cans-it’s enlightening.
I was about to suggest that this mom go have lunch with her daughter. Then see what the jack-booted thugs have to say about her lunch brought from home.
It’s not the Nanny State but the Food Nazis that are up to no good again!
NO BROWN BAG LUNCH FOR YOU!!!!
I remember a grade school teacher sent me back to my desk to finish a really distasteful school “lunch” I didn’t want it, it was gross to me, and finally she gave up and spend a good part of the afternoon ridiculing me in front of classmates.
Next day Mom was waiting outside the room when teacher reported for duty. Needless to say, Mom won.
I feel pretty sure the whole idea is to do away with the homemade lunch so all the little robots eat the same thing.
America was Grounded On Experience & Reason; a people who had built local communities from the ground up, literally from scratch. They understood that what works best in every area of human social concern, is that which maximizes personal, individual responsibility. Parents, not the State, not a distant bureaucracy; not busy bodies with political connections in far off places; the parents, were responsible for their children's care & well being; their food, shelter & raiment.
This is not only insulting to the people in this school district. It is teaching a terrible--terribly unamerican--lesson to these children. But, then, perhaps that is actually the intent. We are no longer on the same page as to what fundamental principles we support.
“Next day Mom was waiting outside the room when teacher reported for duty. Needless to say, Mom won.”
Ah yes... Those were the days... When parents actually had a say in what was happening to their kids at school.
I had a progressive once tell me, flat out, that our kids did not belong to us, and it was the state’s responsibility to raise them.
The mask is off, folks...
Tainted with psychotropic drugs... all for the common good, you know.
Well said! Force my kids to do/eat something not part of the basic "Three R's" of school and someone's asking for it.
“we” have given the federal government a free hand to be tyrants in the name of “health”.
Now we live in a tyranny.
There is a school district that does not allow lunch to be brought from home, to force the kids to eat the school lunches.
I can’t find it right now, but it was covered here on FR.
PINK GOOP! Want to know what is in Chicken Nuggets? Here it is
Civil Service Motto:
If you find no violations, you have no work.
Must create work.
What if the girl had food allergies? Also the inspector had no idea if at dinner time mom piled the veggies on the child’s plate and the child ate every last bite.
Also the inspector seems woefully ignorant of nutrition. Since when are chicken nuggets regarded as more healthful than turkey and cheese?
The inspection of school lunch systems should consist of making sure the food is prepared in a sanitary manner, that the correct proportions are being served and that there are no obvious financial sheninigans. Policing what student’s eat is way beyond the scope of the job. The only policing that should occur is to take note of what foods from the school lunch end up in the garbage most often.
“I had a progressive once tell me, flat out, that our kids did not belong to us, and it was the states responsibility to raise them.”
Hey, come on!
Tell us the rest!
How long were you in jail for punching them out?
My daughter is grown now with kids of her own.
But when she was in 2nd grade, being a rambunctious child, we were called in to her elementary school for a ‘talk’ with a school counselor about her behavior.
He suggested that our child be put on some ‘medication’ to facilitate her education.
I threatened to throw the bastard out the window.
We never heard from them again.
She graduated HS with honors.........
Twenty years ago when my children were in school, I would have lunch with them. The amount of food that was thrown away was staggering then, and I am not surprised that it hasn’t changed. Most kids eat what they want and so does Michelle. I don’t understand how Michelle thinks its okay for her to dine here http://www.examiner.com/ny-in-new-york/michelle-obama-dines-out-exquisitely-swordfish-chocolate-sculpture and then try to force kids to eat the way she thinks they should.
Little by little, the government is trying to control us but most of all our children.
That happens to my child and I would esplode all over that public screwell.
“My, aren’t WE a commie scumbag.”
Just try it lefties. There will be blood in the streets if you come after our kids. Yours.
Lockhart ISD in Lockhart Texas will not allow kids to bring anything with peanuts in it to thier campi.
I don’t agree with it but its for the shildren...
My theory on this situation is that the lefty that imposed this was
1) attempting to justify what they’re being paid for
2) didn’t think it was “faaaaaair” that this child had loving parents that made a lunch for her and other children don’t.
More than likely it's to boost the numbers of kids eating school lunches in order to get Federal money or something like that.
No, the whole idea is to make work for school lunchroom staff. Who, by the way, are unionized.
So when my kid was in the first grade, we had to pack a snack for them to eat before lunch. I was not into snacks in my house. We pretty much waited meal to meal to eat and the meals were plenty to make it through the day. He always had a good breakfast before school and did not need a morning snack before lunch.
So I struggled to pack that snack. Most kids ate chips or cookies...we did not do that in our family and I did not want junk food around. I packed fruit and veggies but my son complained because everyone else was eating “good stuff” and he was stuck with healthy stuff. So I took half a peanut butter and banana (or apples, pears, etc.) sandwich and cut it into bite sized squares for him to have at snack time and that pleased him. Kids approved of his snack. I gave him the other half of his sandwich for lunch.
The dummy teacher yelled at me for giving him “lunch” at snack time and I told her to stop stuffing the children and wait for lunch for them to eat like normal people. :)
Now if they had a student’s Tea Party, they could organize a food fight in protest...mystery nuggets make great projectiles...”the slop heard round the world” ;^)
BINGO! That is exactly what it is about.
Please tell me that you immediately shot that person dead.
I have a cousin who had ADHD (he's adopted, I suspect Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, but that's just an opinion). His (adoptive) parents did everything they could think of.... to no avail. So, they relented and put him on medication and the difference in his grades was immediate. He went from D's and F's to A's and B's, overnight. And, he took up extracurricular activities to boot. Wound up with a Master's Degree and teaches "at risk" students in the inner city. A classic success story. I've watched him work with kids, and some of the stuff he does is nothing short of miraculous.
That's one. Out of what - several dozen? - kids I've known over the years who were medicated. IMHO - again, I'm no doc - the rest just needed to have parents who were interested. And, not afraid to sit on the occasionally. And, most important, educators who were not afraid of a challenge.
Meds - except for a specific few - are the lazy way out. Truly, we will reap what we sow.
[ I have a cousin who had ADHD (he’s adopted, I suspect Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, but that’s just an opinion). His (adoptive) parents did everything they could think of.... to no avail. So, they relented and put him on medication and the difference in his grades was immediate. He went from D’s and F’s to A’s and B’s, overnight. And, he took up extracurricular activities to boot. Wound up with a Master’s Degree and teaches “at risk” students in the inner city. A classic success story. I’ve watched him work with kids, and some of the stuff he does is nothing short of miraculous. ]
The issue is that 9 out of 10 kids are put on meds when they need better parenting or discipline at school. Of course when Meds will eventually get debunked in society the children like your cousin (who really need the meds) will suffer the most.
It may be far fetched, but after hearing a father call into Rush's show today and say that he had to sign an agreement with a preschool regarding the contents of a packed lunch, I see something sinister in this that reminds me of what went on in Hitler's Germany. The government dictates certain terms, that if not followed, could have economic repercussions on a family. Also, you have those who choose not to go along eventually being ridiculed and ostracized by those who obey. Call me crazy, but, with this bunch, who knows....
“I told her to stop stuffing the children and wait for lunch for them to eat like normal people. “
I went to Prep School, and we had “Milk and Crackers” at 10:15. We always called it “Milt and Crackers.”
“More than likely it’s to boost the numbers of kids eating school lunches in order to get Federal money or something like that.”
There ya go.
Milt and cookies....LOL
This is scary!
This sure seems like government fines and fees without due process. The State wants to sell lunches so they are deeming parent provided lunches as illegal and substituting State lunches for a fee.
Have the kids learn off campus, too.
In fact, make sure the kids never set foot on campus in the first place.
Private school ... home school ... either way, the kids are free from the petty tyrants in the government run socialist indoctrination centers.
That’s scary. Our parents tended to give school’s the benefit of the doubt because, for the most part, they did their jobs and did them well. But today, I don’t see how any parent can deal with the crapola coming out of public schools.