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Paying more for a lunch
Original post made on May 30, 2007
on May 30, 2007 at 3:15 pm
hmm staggering lunches at elementary schools. There are two ways of looking at this.
Staggering lunches between elementary schools, some starting at 11.30 and others at 12.30. Yes I can understand that this may save money as less drivers would be needed to drive the food to the schools. But those poor little tummies having to wait until 1.20 when they have been used to eating at 11.40.
Staggering lunches between grades at the same school. Yes the three younger grades eating 20 mins before the three older grades, could be done, but I can see all sorts of problems staffing this. From added costs for noon yard duty, problems with lunch time all grade activities and lack of teaching staff having together time, make this a lot more inconvenient than it first appears.
The cost, we will have to accept. The pre-ordering is just good common sense.
on May 30, 2007 at 4:54 pm
Many elementary schools already stagger lunch k-2 15 minutes after 3-5
on Jun 2, 2007 at 5:02 pm
If the students are going to be charged more money for lunch would it be possible to find a service that would supply more desirable food? My elementary child swears that the carrots that are served at the first of the year are the same one he sees at the end of the year (and he likes carrots). Can't we get more creative with Subway, Jamba, etc. on preordered lunches especially at the high school level?