Lunch Ladies Get Even —With Cheese Sandwiches

Unruly students get lame lunches as discipline
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2010 1:29 PM CDT
This is a nice cheese sandwich, with three levels. Atlantic City students weren't so lucky.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – An Atlantic City high school punished students who engaged in a food fight with an unusual disciplinary tool: the dreaded cheese sandwich. After the melee, the cafeteria decided to teach the kids a lesson by serving only bare cheese sandwiches for 2 days. Parents protested what the Press of Atlantic City termed the "revenge of the lunch ladies," but to no avail.

The superintendent explains: "It's been the policy of the school board for many years that if there is a food-throwing incident, what occurs is we will supply the basic food requirement. It’s been effective over the years.”

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