Police Produce Missing Offense Report on Lunchgate Issue

At the September 2 & 16 School Board Meeting, school district officials claimed they knew nothing about the police investigating Miss Shirley (Child Nutrition Manager at Uintah). Video of September 2 -Public Denial On September 19, 2014 -I submitted a GRAMA request to the  Police Department, seeking a copy of the Police Report. The Police said that Miss Shirley was not now nor has been under investigation by the SLCPD. Copy of GRAMA Request with Response On … Continue reading

Paul Rolly: Uintah School Lunch Probe Gets Fishier and Fishier

As Alice once said about Wonderland, the case of the Uintah School lunch manager and the trashing of children’s lunches in January is getting “curiouser and curiouser.” Amid suspicions by some parents that a recent report blaming then-Uintah nutrition manager Shirley Canham was a whitewash absolving Salt Lake City School District officials, one school board member has been pressing for answers. Now, he says, district brass are investigating him. Michael Clara, who represents the west … Continue reading

Utah Cafeteria Manager Who Tossed School Lunches Doesn’t Want Job Back (Tribune)

She calls board’s report misleading, and “it was easy to take it out on a 62-year-old lunch lady.” BY BENJAMIN WOOD THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE PUBLISHED: SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 05:18PM UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 09:31AM A school nutrition manager said she was upset and angry after reading a report blaming her for the fallout when 17 students’ school lunches were thrown away at Uintah Elementary School in January. “I read the report,” Shirley Canham told … Continue reading

GRAMA Request: Police Interrogation of Lunch Lady

  19 September 2014 HAND DELIVERED Salt Lake City Police Department Service Desk 475 South 300 East Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Re: GRAMA: Police Report     Dear SLCPD Service Desk, Pursuant to Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA), Utah Code §63g-2-204: I am requesting a copy of the police report in reference to Shirley Canham a former employee of the Salt Lake City School District. Specifically, she worked at Uintah Elementary School located at … Continue reading