Student put in detention for sharing school lunch


Twila
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What has the world come to?

Student put in detention for sharing school lunch | Local News - Home

An eighth grade student from Weaverville Elementary School got a detention slip for sharing his school prepared lunch Tuesday.

Kyle Bradford, 13, shared his chicken burrito with a friend who didnít like the cheese sandwich he was given by the cafeteria.

Bradford didnít see any problem with sharing his food.

"It seemed like he couldn't get a normal lunch so I just wanted to give mine to him because I wasn't really that hungry and it was just going to go in the garbage if I didn't eat it," said Bradford.

But the Trinity Alps Unified School District has regulations that prohibit students from sharing their meals.

The policies set by the district say that students can have allergies that another student may not be aware of.

Tom Barnett, the Superintendent of the Trinity Alps Unified School District says that hygiene issues also come into play when banning students from sharing meals.

"We have a policy that prohibits students from exchanging meals. Of course if students are concerned about other students not having enough to eat we would definitely want to consider that, but because of safety and liability we cannot allow students to actually exchange meals," said Barnett.

Bradfordís mother Sandy Bradford thinks that her son did the right thing by sharing his lunch. She also believes that it isnít up to the school to discipline her son for good manners.

ďBy all means the school can teach them math and the arithmetic and physical education, but when it comes to morals and manners and compassion, I believe it needs to start at home with the parent,Ē Sandy said.

Bradford says that he would definitely share his lunch again if a friend wanted a portion of his meal.
 
SLM
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Quote:

Bradford says that he would definitely share his lunch again if a friend wanted a portion of his meal.

Rebel with a cause.
 
lone wolf
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Pettiness is as big a priority as algebra
 
Ludlow
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Chicken burritos are good . A cheese sammich makes me think the parent wanted to hurry up and get back to sleep.
 
CDNBear
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The school gave the kid the cheese sammich.

Gubmint cheese do doubt!
 
Locutus
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Quote: Originally Posted by CDNBear View Post

The school gave the kid the cheese sammich.

Gubmint cheese do doubt!

I haven't seen a real cheese sandwich in a cafeteria since god was a boy.
 
Walter
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gerryh
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Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Not safe to display American flag in American high school ó denial of rehearing en banc - The Washington Post


and that has what to do with this OP? dumba$$
 
Walter
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Quote: Originally Posted by gerryh View Post

and that has what to do with this OP? dumba$$

The first line of the OP.
 
WLDB
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Quote: Originally Posted by Twila View Post

What has the world come to?

Nothing has changed. There have always been stupid over sensitive people. They just manage to get somewhat important positions now.

Thinking back, I remember teachers prevented me from trading or sharing meals at lunch too when I was in early elementary school. Had to do it under the table. Though as far as I know no one got detention over it. It was annoying though.
 
Ludlow
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Quote: Originally Posted by CDNBear View Post

The school gave the kid the cheese sammich.

Gubmint cheese do doubt!

Man that's worse than potted meat. Someone orta be shot fer that

But then now wait just a goll dern minute! What if the kids parents be vegetarians and feel as though an innocent chicken was kilt and wrapped up in that thar tortilla? The road to hell is often paved with good intentions folks.LOL
 
JLM
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Just wondering if it isn't something to do with the many allergies running rampant these days (that's a whole other problem) but I guess in rare cases if the wrong kid gets a hold of the wrong food it can be lethal. Peanuts come to mind.
 
Retired_Can_Soldier
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Quote: Originally Posted by Locutus View Post

I haven't seen a real cheese sandwich in a cafeteria since god was a boy.


That's because you have a court order to stay 500 meters away from all schools.
 
Tecumsehsbones
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Bazinga!
 
55Mercury
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Quote: Originally Posted by WLDB View Post

Nothing has changed. There have always been stupid over sensitive people. They just manage to get somewhat important positions now.

Thinking back, I remember teachers prevented me from trading or sharing meals at lunch too when I was in early elementary school. Had to do it under the table. Though as far as I know no one got detention over it. It was annoying though.

I remember when I was 8 or 9 (mid-60s) getting the strap for feeding some kid's lunch to a stray dog. lol
 
JLM
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Quote: Originally Posted by 55Mercury View Post

I remember when I was 8 or 9 (mid-60s) getting the strap for feeding some kid's lunch to a stray dog. lol

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Truth be known the dog probably appreciated the lunch more than the kid would have! -
 
Cannuck
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Policy is policy. Gotta follow policy
 
JLM
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Quote: Originally Posted by Ludlow View Post

Man that's worse than potted meat. Someone orta be shot fer that

But then now wait just a goll dern minute! What if the kids parents be vegetarians and feel as though an innocent chicken was kilt and wrapped up in that thar tortilla? The road to hell is often paved with good intentions folks.LOL


I was raised on potted meat and I'm still breathing 60 years later.
 
spaminator
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the school board is out to lunch.