Stories

Nasty Lunch – by Gabe at Ashley Elementary

This is a commentary from Gabe T, a student at Ashley Elementary: From a distance I heard kids saying things like, “This stuff is nasty!” “My food is not cooked all the way!” “My food is cooked so hard I could….” “Rrrrrr!” Most kids complain that school lunch is nasty. Do you agree? In a…

Eat Your Greens 5: Last Day of Nutrition Class

It’s late in the spring at McGlone Elementary in Denver, where Miss Hardy and her class of fourth graders are getting ready for their last nutrition class of the school year. To begin the lesson, Miss Hardy asks her students, “Who thinks they’re a nutrition expert or a food expert?”  A class full of eager hands shoot…