Charter School Feasts on Family Style Seating

Charter School Feasts on Family Style Seating

Students at Wissahickon Charter School in Philadelphia sit at round tables and learn about healthful choices.

Most school districts want to find fun ways to get students to engage in healthful behaviors. At Wissahickon Charter School in Philadelphia, management company Linton’s Managed Services has experimented with changing the lunchroom dynamic by getting rid of the traditional long tables, foam trays and cafeteria lines.

Instead, students at the K-8 school eat at round tables that encourage family style social interaction and communications.

Students take turns as donning che

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