Lunch Hour Procedures

Students eat their lunches in their homeroom classrooms from 11:00 to 11:25 AM (Gr 1 & 2) and 12:20-12:45 PM (Gr 3 & 4)

Students pack out their food remnants, litter and recyclables and bring them home. We do not have microwaves for students and parents should provide utensils required for lunch.  

Students are supervised outside from 11:25 - 11:50 AM (Gr 1 & 2) and from 11:55 - 12:20 (Gr 3 & 4).

Lunch Supervision 

The Calgary Board of Education provides students with the option to stay at school for lunch. Lunch Supervision is offered to students in Grades 1- 4  for an annual fee. Please visit our Lunch Supervision page for information.


Please be aware that students may have allergies to things like tree nuts and that these allergens should not be brought to school. Parents of children with allergies must fill out appropriate forms. See more on our Illness & Medical page.

Special Lunches

Special Lunches are set up in Healthy Hunger and are ready for ordering! Please contact our School Council at for any questions or concerns that you may have until we can find a parent volunteer.  


Making lunch day after day can get tedious, so William Reid hosts a monthly “Special Lunch,” where we order-in instead.
The children love the break from the monotony as well! 

Who can Order

Students in Grades 1 to 4 are eligible to purchase lunches through the Special Lunch program. Kindergarten students are not eligible, due to the delivery time for the lunches. If your child attends childcare with Seeds of Spice, during the school’s designated lunch time, they will be able to place an order.

Dates & Times 

Special Lunches will be delivered on Thursdays of most months.

Days are: Oct 20, Jan 26, Mar 16, May 11 

How to Order

For several years we’ve used a free online ordering tool called Healthy Hunger, which enables parents to place individual orders with a wide variety of vendors. Go to or the image on the right and click where it says “Parents.” Follow the directions from there. There is also an instruction sheet under Resources on this page.

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