High school students will have to wait until after lunch for their Flamin' Hot Crunchy Cheetos fix.
And there will be no Diet Dr Pepper available in the teacher's lounge vending machine in the morning.
New state requirements will force students, staff and entire schools to change vending machine habits and how some student activities are paid for this school year.
In an effort to curb childhood obesity in Kansas, the state school board voted this spring to require schools to sell only water, juice or milk as beverages. Vending machines with sodas and junk food won't be turned on until an hour after the last lunch period.
Fewer choices are expected to result in less vending machine revenue. Wichita North High School expects to lose much of the $1,800 a month it makes off vending sales.
A local vending company is trying to persuade the board to reconsider a policy that would hit its profits hard.
The changes also will mean schools that get a cut of the vending profits have to find other ways of paying for some student activities, such as band trips, sports equipment and pizza at club meetings.
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