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    Eating and Playing!

    Wondering when your child has lunch?
    When they'll be at recess?


     AM Recess

    9:05 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

    K-2 recess

    10:55 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

    3-5 recess



    11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

    Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade lunch with 15 minute recess

    12:00 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.

    3rd, 4th and 5th Grade lunch with 15 minute recess



    10:30 a.m.

    Switch – Spanish Kindergarten

    10:35 a.m.

    Switch 1st Gr. Japanese, 2nd gr., 3rd Gr. Spanish

    11:00 a.m.

    Japanese Kindergarten, 3rd gr. Japanese, 4th gr, 5th gr.


     PM Recess

    1:07 p.m. – 1:17 p.m.

    Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade Japanese Recess

    1:32 p.m. – 1:42 p.m.

    2nd Grade Spanish & 3rd Grade Recess



    *Wednesday switching and recess times are altered.

    Students can bring their lunch, buy their lunch ($3.00)**. The menu is determined by the district and can be found on the Nutrition Services website. This is also where you can find information re: food allergies and free/reduced meal prices. Students can bring cash to pay for their meal or parents/guardians can load their student's account by writing a check (payable to Nutrition Services) or paying electronically via PayPAMS. Each student is assigned a PIN number for their individual account which families should have received in the mail. Students key in their number when at the lunch register. The cafeteria manager can look up a student's PIN and help them so don't worry about your little one not remembering his or her number. If you haven't received your child's PIN number or have questions you can call the district office at (206) 252 0675.
    Note: PayPAMS require the student's Student ID number or meal account PIN. PayPAMS charges users a payment transaction of $1.95 per student for each transaction.

    Children are given recess time after lunch. Students generally are expected to eat for ~20 minutes before raising their hand, indicating they are ready for recess time. The classroom teachers are not in the lunchroom with their students. The lunchroom is monitored by other staff and parent volunteers. Teachers always encourage families to pack healthy lunches. This will help your child fuel-up for a good second half of the day.

    Parents can join their student for lunch or breakfast at school. Typically, however, parents are asked to wait a couple of weeks after the start of school before visiting. This helps the students learn the lunch routine and expectations before 'hosting' their parents and teaching you how it works!

    ** For more information about school lunches including the daily menu visit the SPS Nutrition Department Page.