Lunchtime

Grade 5-6

The CBE defines noon supervision service as supervision of Kindergarten to Grade 6 students during the lunch period, which involves an annual fee, as approved by the minister of education. The purpose of lunch supervision is detailed in the CBE Administrative Regulation (AR) 3048 – Noon Services, which states that the noon supervision service must ensure that Grade 5-6 students are actively supervised at lunch in thoughtful ways that are distinct from those at the Grades 7-9 level.  Students in Grades 5-6 will eat lunch outdoors or in their homeroom class (weather dependent) while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Processes may change throughout the school year, allowing Grade 5-6 students to move to the lunchroom to eat. Lunch supervisors will ensure that desks/tables are sanitized prior to and following eating lunch. Grade 5-6 students will be given access to the upper field and will be regularly reminded to maintain physical distancing measures between cohorts. Students may remove their masks for eating and playing outdoors, while maintaining two meters of distance. Grade 5-6 students must come to school dressed for the weather and ready for fresh air and exercise for the second 20 minutes of daily lunch hour. Grade 5-6 students must remain on Woodman property at all times, and do not have permission, under any circumstances, to leave without being accompanied and signed out by a parent or legal guardian at the main office.

Grade 7-9

Woodman is an open campus in which students in Grades 7-9 are given liberty to leave the school building and grounds. Demonstrating citizenship and good character in the community is an expectation.  Purchasing unhealthy food and beverage options from the various locales surrounding the school is discouraged for the Grade 7-9 students who choose to leave the campus at lunch. If Grade 7-9 students decide to remain on campus for the first portion of the lunch hour, they will remain at their assigned desk/classroom and eat with their cohort. They may remove their masks for eating and hand sanitizers are provided in each classroom to disinfect hands prior to eating. Teachers are on supervision over the lunch hour.  COVID guidelines will be followed and student mingling in hallways during lunch will be temporarily suspended; this is a similar process as was followed during the 2020-2021 school year. This decision will be re-evaluated in the later fall months. Note that all students, from Grade 5-9, will be required to exit the school for fresh air and activity for the second half of lunch, and are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather. Outdoor student cohorting will not be mandated at this time.  We respect student comfort levels when wearing a mask or not, while outdoors.  We expect that if Grade 7-9 students leave the campus for lunch they abide by the municipal laws and the spirit of good citizenship that govern our actions.

Allergies | Nut-Free

We have children at our school who are allergic to nuts and related nut products, we strive to be a Nut-Free School. For more information about this and other health concerns visit our Illness & Medical page.

Online Lunch Ordering

The Healthy Hunger electronic ordering system is now in place for Wednesday lunches and Friday Booster Juices at Woodman School. This system allows parents to order and pay for food online which is delivered to the school and served by parent volunteers.

Healthy Hunger provides convenient ordering and electronic payment for parents. If you would like to participate, please register your student(s) on the website and follow the instructions for ordering. Please note that you must re-register students each school year to ensure that information is accurate.

You can sign up and pay for lunches for the entire year all at once or you can do so on a weekly/monthly basis. Remember to cancel orders before the deadline if you know your student will be absent on the delivery day.

Fun Lunches are one of the main fundraisers for Woodman School Council. Money raised is used to purchase supplies and equipment, books and technology, and to support kids in need at Woodman. 

Contact woodmanlunch@gmail.com if you have any issues, questions, or if you need assistance with registering or ordering. 

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