The FLEX LUNCH Program complies with New Jersey’s Recess Bill S847 since participation in the program is completely voluntary and requires parent authorization in order to attend the program. Teachers are not permitted to force students to attend the Flex Lunch Program for any reason including making up work. Once enrolled, Daily attendance to the Flex Lunch Program is flexible and is always up to the student.
The Pierrepont Guidance FLEX LUNCH Program is designed to give students more flexibility
and autonomy during the school day to help meet their academic goals and also provide them
a flexible lunch period. Students will be given the opportunity to choose how they use their
lunch time- academic support, time to complete assignments and homework, meet with fellow
peers to form study groups, or simply choose to socialize and decompress.
GENERAL REMINDERS & GUIDELINES
The Pierrepont Guidance “FLEX LUNCH” Program requires parent authorization in order to
participate in the program. Students will be allowed to eat their lunch in the Guidance Office
and store their Chrome Book during the student’s recess period if the student should choose to
utilize the recess block to leave the Guidance Office. Students will be asked to work together
to maintain our beautiful campus by cleaning up their areas and throwing away all trash.
Students will have the choice each day in how they want to use their time. Students who order
a lunch from either No-Fuss, The Pomptonian Lunch Service, or from one of the PTA Sponsored
Lunch Programs will simply pick up their lunch from the Multi-Purpose Room and bring it to the
Pierrepont Guidance believes that giving students autonomy with their time builds
responsibility and empowers students. Students may choose how they use their lunch time
each day, and it is important that students utilize this time to become more successful at
Pierrepont School. From additional academic support and enrichment opportunities, to simply
the GIFT of TIME, The Pierrepont Guidance “FLEX LUNCH” Program will help students alleviate
the academic workload and extracurricular demands that are so often experienced by students
FLEX LUNCH COORDINATOR
Mr. Siskas will supervise the “FLEX LUNCH” Program daily for the two lunch periods that occur
at Pierrepont School. Students will have the opportunity to utilize Chrome Books, Internet
Access and Printing Capabilities in order to accomplish their daily goals. Should
students experience any issues or concerns, they can alert Mr. Siskas as needed.