coffee shop Bryan Dillon
Clover High’s new “student union” coffee shop sits in a space formerly occupied by a secondary cafeteria.

High school opens “student union” coffee shop

A superfluous cafeteria space at Clover High school has now become a college-like communal space for studying, hanging out and even conducting classes.

When Clover (S.C.) High School opened its new ninth grade campus adjacent to the existing high school building, the second cafeteria in the school became unnecessary as the expansion removed about 800 of the building’s 2,300 students.

What to do with the suddenly superfluous space?

Well, why not install a coffee shop, was the answer administrators came up.

“It’s a big, open space that we call the Clover Student Union, where students can gather to stud

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