Essexville-Hampton Public Schools Dining Info

School Year 2022-2023 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications will be available starting July 1, 2022

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.

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Lunch applications can be filled out at 

www.lunchapp.com

Filling out the application online 
speeds up processing time. Benefit letters will be emailed to the email listed in Meal Magic. 

WHAT MAKES A SCHOOL LUNCH A   MEAL?

  • All EHPS Schools participate in the National School Lunch Program.

  • A EHPS Student Lunch includes a choice of entree, self-serve sides (fruits and vegetables), milk and juice. Learn more with t​his helpful sign.

  • All EHPS 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. The student must have the funds to cover the second entree. 

  • 1 percent white and chocolate milks are available.

  • Juice selections are 100% Fruit Juice

  • 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 $4.25-$5.00.

 

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 
Special Dietary Needs (michigan.gov) to download and complete the Request for Special Dietary Needs Accommodations Form. SNP_Special_Dietary_Accommodations_Form__92018.pdf

 

​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.

 

REFUND GUIDELINES

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 be refunded by check and mailed to the family address upon request.  Requests for balances 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 must be made within 30 days after the last day the student is in attendance.​

 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.

Contact Info

Mindy Bauer

Director of Food Service

Phone: 989-460-2386

Email:bauerm@e-hps.net