By: Alhaji Koita
The 2014-2015 school year has blossomed and is far on its way, the exciting news of free lunch shook the SLA hallways with an almighty roar. Could you ever believe it? Lunch is free. No gimmicks, no hidden payments. Just type that 7-digit student I.D number and wallah, your own school provided lunch.
Sounds amazing right? You’re probably saying to yourself as an SLA student, “You’re giving this thing a little too much credit” or “ What are you talking about? By the time I get to the front, lunch is over”. The fact of the matter is that there are numerous unexpected dilemmas to lunch being free. One of them being that the lunch line wraps around the school.
SLA Media went around to ask students about their experiences in the endless line.
From what SLA Media picked up its hard to ignore the issues. This once exciting success for the school, now is a wave of uncontrollable lines, students jumping past each other. Pushing and bumping is what awaits students at SLA if you want a school lunch.
Solutions to stop this lunch line frenzy are already in place and has steadily helped change the lunch line culture.The new intern for Principal Lehmann now patrols the daunting line. Now this may sound childish and a little silly, but this precaution was necessary.
So is this free lunch worth it or is this luxury a bittersweet opportunity for students