School District Bans Birthday Cakes

It’s apparently part of a federal wellness policy to monitor students’ nutrition. So, no more birthday cakes at school on students’ birthdays. Instead, they can enjoy a card from a fellow student. Or a pencil. According to KIRO-TV in Seattle: The Edmonds School District has voted to ban sweet treats for student birthdays.  The move is part of an 18-month wellness and nutrition study that started after a new federal wellness policy took effect requiring superintendents nationwide to monitor Read more […]