Hot Lunch Program
Take a day off
More than lunch
Did you know that every hot lunch day, 6 parent volunteers need to be at the school from 11:30am-12:15pm to help count and distribute the lunches for each classroom?
It has been difficult to encourage new parents to volunteer for the hot lunch program in the past, with the same small group of (burnt out) parents volunteering every week. Considering this is a program that most students at Cleveland participate in, we think it’s fair to try and broaden our volunteer base.
This year, roughly 30 parents from each grade will be responsible for supporting the roughly 5 days of hot lunch in that month. No parent will be asked to volunteer more than once (although if you can help out more than once we are very grateful), and we also recognize that not everyone can help out due to work schedules and other commitments. Your Class Reps will help coordinate volunteers and send out reminders.
This year, we will be asking the parents from each grade to help out with a specific month…
Grade 7 – October
Grade 5 – November
Grade 6 – December
Grade 4 – January
Grade 3 – February
Grade 2 – March
Grade 1 – April
Kindergarten – May
June – anyone and all the super fans!
If a certain month has no volunteers, we may need to cancel hot lunch that month, so please step up. And don’t worry – someone will always be there to instruct new volunteers what to do! Any questions? Please contact Tara Deeth and Kim Douglas, your awesome Hot Lunch Coordinators.