Food banned in Milford MA schools (no...)

Posted on: Thu, 12/02/2004 - 10:18pm
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Food banned in Milford classrooms

MILFORD -- The School Committee voted, 5-1, last night to approve a partial ban on food in classrooms after a fourth reading of the 12-page policy.

NOTE: the word 'partial'... its not a ban.. its not even a prtial ban in my eyes, and Im kinda disgusted by the way things turned out.. better than what we had (which was nothing), but...

I dont know what to think yet...

Jason

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Posted on: Fri, 12/03/2004 - 4:04am
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So....after reading through the proposed policy 12 times all they could come up with is don't share food??? Nice little CYA with the "when possible" blah, blah, blah. Are students allowed to bring in any food they want?
I'm just curious, what was the policy before? Let's all bring in a gold ol' jar of pb and share it? Sorry, feeling very sarcastic today....
I'm sorry this didn't turn out the way you wanted it to. I hope you have the opportunity to add to/change this policy.
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Meg, mom to:
Matt 2 yrs. PA,MA,EA
Sean 2 yrs. NKA

Posted on: Fri, 12/03/2004 - 4:26am
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Quote:Originally posted by mommyofmatt:
[b]So....after reading through the proposed policy 12 times all they could come up with is don't share food??? Nice little CYA with the "when possible" blah, blah, blah. Are students allowed to bring in any food they want?
I'm just curious, what was the policy before? Let's all bring in a gold ol' jar of pb and share it? Sorry, feeling very sarcastic today....
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Policy before was this, and I quote:
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Get it? [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Students are allowed to, apparently, bring what they want... I'm VERY surprised that no nurse mentioned ANYTHING about going nut-free, given the forecast of allergies (the rise...). But no one asked for MY help on the proposal... (sigh)
Jason
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Posted on: Fri, 12/03/2004 - 5:50am
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Ah, I get the picture. So you're a real live food allergy pioneer huh? Lucky you.
Well, in that case, at least it's a start right?
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Meg, mom to:
Matt 2 yrs. PA,MA,EA
Sean 2 yrs. NKA

Posted on: Fri, 12/03/2004 - 7:23am
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Sheesh.. I don't like this stat at all
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During the 2003/2004 school year, there were 126 anaphylactic reactions in Massachusetts schools where the medication EpiPen was administered.

Posted on: Sat, 12/04/2004 - 10:00am
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So, whether or not something is "put into writing" or "not put into writing" does an obligation change? You know, what is apparent or indicated or prudent [i]or possible[/i]? What exactly does "putting it into writing" (or not) accomplish?
General Disclaimer: I am not offering advice in any manner or form. Just asking questions.

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