Lunchbox Style 2020: What’s in Your Lunchbox?


Emily Androwich

     As I walk into my lunch room, I am surrounded by an array of lunches. These lunches are jam packed into varying bags. On my left, I am a witness to the spectacular use of a large paper Trader Joe’s bag–one of those large rectangular bags with the handles. Meanwhile, that bag is accompanied by neighbors with a mixture of the classics: a paper brown bag or a jewel plastic bag. You can never go wrong with one of those options.

     Every once in a while, we all have the honor of bearing witness to a small Lilly Pulitzer lunch box–one of those tiny bags with the bright swirls all over. Although those lunch boxes used to be the epitome of “cool” in grade school, the trend of using them has been lost amongst the high school students. Please, let’s bring them back. Let’s be honest: they made us all feel so much more put together.

     Food wise, lunch choices amongst Friar students have been excellent. There have been many classics, like a PB+J or a ham sandwich. However there are also some unique options. Elle Daly ‘21 packs a salad most days. Salads are a great healthy option that give a student an excellent boost in order to get through the rest of the day. Aidan Breslin, a Student Council leader, has even brought a deluxe roast beef sandwich. We cannot forget about the Quest food options. The Quest lunches this year have been excellent, and there have been many fans raving about this year’s BLT’s.

     Finally, the key to lunch this year is the people you have the honor eating with. Lunch has been a great time to sit back and relax. Start up a conversation with someone you don’t talk to usually. Embrace the people in your lunches, as this is your time to take a break from the stress of school.