If you’ve ever tried to get kids to eat healthy foods, you know it’s a challenge, to say the least. It’s hard enough at home and even harder at school. A school in Overland Park is trying something new.
tried to get kids to eat healthy foods, you know it’s a challenge, to say the least. (elizabeth) it’s hard enough at home, and even harder at school. chris morrison takes us to one school where the kids are trying something new. 3 sound of kids in the cafeteria this is the american teenager’s cuisine:maureen treacy/senior”i hate anything that’s green or vegetables besides potatoes. i just don’t like anything that’s natural.” same for most of the students at st. thomas aquinas high school in overland park. burgers and fries are on the menu from time to time, but not this time. today is “fire the fryer” day.mike sullivan/principal of student services”you hear the kids talk about it. even though the food is healthy, the kids are still saying they’re really enjoying it and liking it.” this is what they’re talking about: zucchini, squash, peppers and onions over whole wheat pasta and/or spagh