Persuasive Essay - Junk Food

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Dear School board, I’m writing a letter about the proposed removal of junk food from school grounds. Junk food is available for purchase in a lot of schools, and students can easily buy them from the vending machines and in the cafeteria. However, some people feel that the school should remove junk food from school due to heath considerations, while other people think that the school should keep providing junk food. I’m writing this letter to tell you that I oppose the removal of junk food from school ground. First, I think providing junk foods in school gives students a variety of food choices. Secondly, junk foods are convenient and a delicious source for snacks. Lastly, if the school stops selling junk food it would lose a lot of money. My first reason of why I support keeping junk food in school is that selling junk food provides students a variety of choices for lunch and snacks. Everyone can choose what they like to eat. As a high school student, I think one is old enough to make their own decisions, they should know what’s good for them and what’s not, and everyone should be responsible for their body. Plus, having junk food isn’t always bad, you just have to portion out the amount of junk food takes in per day. For example, you had a lot of French fries, burgers, soda, and ice cream for lunch, then you might want to choose something like an apple or a banana for snack in the afternoon. It is also very important to know how to make good decisions, and by choosing what you want to eat gives us a great opportunity to learn. So, I think we should keep junk food sold in school, because there are more varieties of food. My second reason of why I opposed the removal of junk food is that junk foods are convenient and delicious source for a quick snack. Usually, we get tired from work outs or after school activities like varsity

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