The Calgary Board of Education provides students with the option to stay at school for lunch. Lunch Supervision is offered to all students in Grades 1- 6 and in our full-day kindergarten programs for an annual fee. Students in these grades require direct supervision during the lunch hour, regardless of the grade configuration of the school or the mode of transportation the students use to get to and from school each day. 

​Principals have the flexibility to make school-based decisions for their lunch supervision programs.​

You can expect the following for your lunch supervision fees:

  • A safe and caring environment for students to eat lunch.
  • Supervision for the entire lunch period, unless the student is signed out by a parent/guardian.
  • Daily attendance will be taken.
  • Students must remain on school grounds, unless written permission has been provided to the school by a parent/guardian.
  • A dedicated space for eating.
  • Only students that have registered and paid the lunch supervision fee can access the service:
  • The CBE has a waiver process for families who can’t afford to pay the fees.
    • ​Note | Use of service indicates that the Parent/Guardian accepts the terms and the responsibility to pay the annual fee.
    • Income tax receipts are issued for lunch supervision fees that may be included as child care expenses for income tax purposes.
  • Lunch supervision fees are directed to providing lunchroom supervisors.

What lunch service is not: 

  • Guaranteed access to a table and chair or an assigned seat.
  • Access to food or snacks; students are required to bring a lunch.
  • Access to a microwave, hot water, dishes, utensils or other cooking facilities.
​​​​You can register and pay online with MyCBE​.​

Lunch Supervision

Lunch Supervision at West Springs

We are looking forward to a fun and safe year for all our students in West Springs’ Lunch Supervision. All students eat in their classrooms at lunch time and students staying for lunch must be registered in the program. This includes bus eligible students, students in the walk zone, students staying for lunch on a full-time basis and drop-in lunch participants.

This year our Grade 1 and 2 students share their lunch hour which starts at 12:40.  Grade 1 and 2's eat inside from 12:40-1:00 and then have outdoor play from 1:00-1:22

Our grade 3 & 4 students lunch hour is 11:50-12:32 pm.  Grade 3's and 4's eat first in their classrooms from 11:50--12:05 pm and then have outdoor play from 12:05-12:32pm.

Registration and Fees

Please register and submit payment through MyCBE / PowerSchool

Registration forms along with payment options were emailed last June and are available in the main office. Fees are $305/year, $30.50/month. We also have a drop in option which costs $5/day. Students can bring the drop in fee to the office.

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