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    Welcome to ChartwellsK12 at Essexville Hampton Public Schools

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    Upcoming School Year Lunch Application Information

    Please fill out an application as soon as possible. Any charges made to a students account are the responsibility of the parent/guardian until an application is processed.

    Lunch applications can be filled out at www.lunchapp.comFilling out the application online speeds up processing time. 

     ** Please note processing paper applications can take up to 10 days once received at food service office.  Parents are responsible for student balance during this process. 

     School Lunch Application SY 2018-2019.pdf                                                                                                                                              



    • All schools participate in the National School Lunch Program.
    • A student lunch includes a choice of entree, self-serve sides (fruits and vegetables), milk and juice. Learn more with t​his helpful sign.
    • All schools participate in offer versus serve, allowing students to choose which items they would like to take or decline.
    • A student must choose 1/2 c. fruit or vegetable serving with two other food groups (protein, grain, dairy) to be charged for a student meal.
    • If a student does not take the required number of items to make a meal, the meal may cost more than the student meal price because each item will be charged at A la carte prices.
    • Total fat averages no more than 30 percent of calories over the week.
    • Saturated fat averages no more than 10 percent of calories over the week.
    • Students may select second entrees, or "doubles," as they come through the line. Additional entrees are charged at A la carte prices.
    • 1 percent white and chocolate milks are available.
    • 100 percent juice selections include orange, apple, grape and fruit punch.
    • Additional juice and milk may be purchased at A la carte prices.
    • Adults are welcome to join us any time for lunch. The adult and guest meal price is $3.50.

    Special Dietary Needs

    If there is a request to substitute foods on a menu for a student with special dietary needs, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian making the request to submit a properly filled out and documented medical statement form. Visit http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-43092_50144-194549--,00.html for more information. You will find the proper form below, or click HERE for the form.​​

    ​WELLNESS POLICY and School Wellness Commitee                                                                  Essexville-Hampton Wellness Policy​  
    *Interested in learning more or joining the committee contact Melissa Pavlik at (989) 460-2386 or pavlikm@e-hps.net.
    Meetings are held bi-monthly throughout the school year.


    OUR PROMISE: To extend our passion, dedication, knowledge and enthusiasm into serving each student delicious and nutritious meals. To nourish the bodies, minds and spirits of our students and pave the way for a lifetime of success and well-being.

    What does “eat. learn. live.” mean?
    eat. We improve the well-being of our students by preparing fresh, delicious and nutritious meals they love. We engage students and all of their senses through the creation of new and fresh dining experiences that improve their school day.
    learn. We build sharp minds and strong bodies with a healthful, balanced approach to school dining. We share our knowledge of the life-enhancing benefits of good nutrition with students, our families and our communities.
    live. We enrich the lives of our students and the communities we live through socially responsible and sustainability best practices. We are planting the seeds of health and wellness.​​


    School Year 2018-2019 Meal Prices

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    If the student has an​ account balance and siblings remain in the district, the account balance will be transferred to the account of a sibling. If there is no sibling in the district, balances of $10 or more will automatically be refunded by check and mailed to the family address. If the account balance is less than $10, the balance will be refunded upon request. Requests for balances less than $10 can be made by contacting the Food & Nutrition office, visiting the school cafeteria manager or having the student visit with the cafeteria manager. The request for refunds less than $10 must be made within 30 days after the last day the student is in attendance.​

    Meal Charging Policy 2018-2019
    Meal Charging and Negative Balance Policy 2018 2019.pdf