CSO - Lunch

Catholic Schools Onward

Best Practices and New Opportunities as We Move Forward


(Please note that as current information becomes available this page will be updated – 08.25.2021.)

Lunch in school serves multiple purposes, it is a time to replenish and nourish as well as a time to socialize and get a brain break. It is important to provide all these goals and keep children safe.


  1. Students should wash hands before lunch.
  2. The table and desks should be wiped down before and after each meal.
  3. Shared meals are discouraged.
  4. Students should wash hands after lunch.
  5. Students should sit at least three feet apart and in diagonals.
  6. During high levels of high COVID transmission, it is recommended that students sit and eat lunch in cohorts.

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