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Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Calina He

May 23, 2019

While lunch is a part of day to relax and eat with friends, it is also a time to supply students’ bodies with the right nutrition. But what can and can’t be served has been the subject of controversy recently. In December, the Trump administration attempted to roll back the Obama-era Healthy and H...

Smashmouth releases new dough and Smacker pizza bites this Thursday

Smashmouth releases new dough and Smacker pizza bites this Thursday

Andrew Caito

March 23, 2019

Smashmouth pizza is set to release a thinner dough and new pizza bites coming this week. Thursday are the new expected release of the pizza bites that will consist of cheese, ham, and pepperoni. While with the new facility for Smashmouth pizza, the new consistency of the dough will now feature in the new p...

Deli Dilemma: Students should be aware of deli meat’s negative effects

Anushka Dasgupta

January 24, 2019

January means New Year’s and New Year’s resolutions, where the cliché resolution of eating healthier seems to be common. In our school, our cafeteria offers us a wide variety of lunch choices— some may be more healthy or more delicious than others, but all in all, there is a complete list of optio...

Forgotten Vegetarians: With March being National Nutrition Month, CHS should consider offering more vegetarian food options for students

Forgotten Vegetarians: With March being National Nutrition Month, CHS  should consider offering more vegetarian food options for students

Adhi Ramkumar, Online Editor

March 23, 2018

Lunch is an integral part of our school day — we need to eat properly to function well and perform at our best. However, with a student body of over 5,000 students, we each have specific dietary needs that must be met, ranging from lactose intolerance to nut allergies to soy allergies. While the cafeteria...

EAT 317: Milktooth

EAT 317: Milktooth

blogs

March 26, 2015

Editor's Note: Eat 317 is a new blog run by HiLite staff member Danny Goldberg that reviews local food options. Read Eat 317's inaugural post here. Oh where can I start with this beautiful establishment? Milktooth, 534 Virginia Avenue, the brainchild of Jonathon Brooks previous chef at SoBro’s esteemed R...

New nutrition standards limit bake sales, fund-raisers

New nutrition standards limit bake sales, fund-raisers

News

September 11, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ruled that all foods sold during the school day must meet certain nutrient standards. The rule also states food sold at bake sales must meet these standards and cannot compete with the school lunch. Vice Principal Brittany Wiseman said Homecoming and Dance...

New USDA regulations lead to changes in lunch menu items

New USDA regulations lead to changes in lunch menu items

entertainment

September 13, 2013

CHS students may have noticed that there has been a wide range of changes in the lunch menu items this school year. Whether it is the change in taste, size, or nutritional value, these alterations are due to the new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations that the school cafeterias must follow. According...

New lunch standards: lift on maximum limits on meats, grains

New lunch standards: lift on maximum limits on meats, grains

News

February 22, 2013

This semester, the school made changes to school lunches to make them more filling. The changes come by means of a revision to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act due to an appeal to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by North Dakota Senator John Hoeven, who noticed that school lunches left many stude...

Cafeteria begins catering to CCS buildings

Beats

January 12, 2012

As of Jan. 9, the CHS cafeteria began catering food to the ESC and transportation buildings. Previously, there was no program in place; employees had to leave their buildings to get lunch. This was especially a problem for the ESC building, which is on East Main Street, a mostly residential area with...

The school lunch system has moved to a new MealpayPlus system, new lunch arrangement and new look.

The school lunch system has moved to a new MealpayPlus system,  new lunch arrangement and new look.

News

September 14, 2011

School lunch at CHS has received a back-to-school makeover. The biggest change is that students can now sign up for MealpayPlus, an online payment server that gives parents the option to put money in their student’s lunch accounts using credit or debit cards. “We had a lot of parents say, ‘Can...

GKOM organization implements new sponsor, program

Beats

August 18, 2011

The Greyhound Kickoff Mentor organization (GKOM), a freshmen-mentoring program,  is kicking off the 2011-2012 school year with a new head sponsor as well as a new addition to its program. Mike Meyer, former co-sponsor of the GKOM organization, is now the head sponsor. Meyer is implementing a new program called “No Greyhound Sits Alone.” ...