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School Lunch Program

September 2016   

Dear Farmington School District Students, Parents, and School Community:

The new school year is upon us and we want to extend a warm welcome and let you know that Chartwells School
Dining Services has some exciting plans for your school meals programs.  We have a great staff in place, including
existing local team members, to bring experience, excitement and quality to the program. Our mission is to ensure
that we serve healthy, well-balanced, nutritious meals that your students enjoy.  

 

Chartwells brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to school dining services. We realize that mealtime needs to
be fun and delicious, built around the kind of high-quality foods and fresh ingredients designed to energize and satisfy
student’s on-the-go.  Together with balanced, delicious meals, we offer an exciting range of educational tools that help
students make wise, informed decisions.  You will see gradual changes with the menu, choices, and food presentation
at all schools. We will be working with administrators, students, and parents to gain insight to how we can enhance
our services.

We understand that although change is good, it is not without challenges and we will do our best to address any
questions and concerns as they arise. Here is some helpful information:


Meal Prices:

Paid Lunch Valley View Elementary    $ 2.75                          Paid Breakfast Valley View Elementary   $1.50

Paid Lunch Henry Wilson Memorial     $2.75                           Paid Breakfast Henry Wilson Memorial    $1.50

Paid Lunch Farmington High School    $2.75                           Paid Breakfast Farmington High School   $1.50

Reduced Lunch (all schools)               $  .40           

Reduced Breakfast (all schools)         $ .30

Adult Lunch                                       $ 3.50   

           

Milk is available with all meals, or may be purchased for $.55






 


Who should I make my check payable to for my child's breakfast, lunch or a la carte account? Checks should be made payable to: Farmington School District. Checks can be given to any school lunch cashier or can be mailed to Andi-Rae Wenworth, Food Service Director, 40 Thayer Drive, Farmington, NH  03835.

Menus by Nutrislice™! -  Coming Soon! Nutrislice is an exciting new menu format that provides Farmington students
and parents nutrient, allergen, and ingredient information; available on the district website or through a Smartphone app!
The link to the menus will be available from the Farmington website in the coming weeks.

Payment Options  - The most convenient option, and also quickest for students in the lunchroom, is to pre-pay and
have money on account. You can pre-pay online at Mealtime, or with cash or checks made payable to Farmington School
District. Checks should include student first and last name and student ID#.  Cash payments are also accepted during
lunch service.

Your Food Service Director -  Andi Wentworth comes to the District with a life-long career and passion for food. Her
experience includes a strong culinary background and foodservice in the education market, and she brings enthusiasm
and a can-do mindset to the program. Andi is anxious to meet her customers, and be an integral part of the community!

Elementary Program

For the elementary students, we will be following an adventure of fun and nutrition education with the help of the
Eat, Learn, and Live Characters - Theodore, Sydney, & Ava - watch for Theodore, Sydney & Ava and friends on
menus and signs in cafeterias- they are our nutrition ambassadors!!!!  You will also notice whole grain and fresh fruits
and vegetables being offered more frequently.

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Middle School Program

We know that middle school students love lunch for the sociability first and the food second. Our level of service
prioritizes speed of service, offering foods that are seen as sophisticated, yet easy to eat. Building on their interests,
we’ve created core stations in an open and inviting setting that conveys energy and excitement.                                                                           

Other Information:

To learn more about Chartwells, visit our website at www.eatlearnlive.com

                                                                        


We look forward to our partnership with the Farmington School District and to provide a great program and becoming
a member of your community. Please feel free to contact Dining Services Director, Andi Wentworth, at (603) 755-3242 or awentworth@sau61.org with questions.

Sincerely,


Andi Wentworth

Dining Services Director

Farmington Public Schools


Frequently Asked Questions about Free & Reduced Price School Meals

Click here for frequently asked questions, income guidelines and instructions how to fill out and where to
file your application.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application--School Year 16-17

Click here for application. Please download and print to fill out. Submit your completed application to the SAU Business Office, 60 Charles Street, Farmington, NH  03835. 


Menus and Dietary Information about your Child's School Breakfast and/or Lunch

Click http://sau61.nutrislice.com for our monthly menu information.

Are you on the go? Load the Nutrislice app on your mobile device and select Farmington to view menus.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations                             and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering                         USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or                       reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille,
large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they
applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA
through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available
in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027)
found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter
addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the
complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or


Use Mealtime to pay for your child's breakfast and lunch online!

Click here to learn how to set up an account to pay through a debit deduction to pay for school breakfast and lunch.

Interested in Applying for Employment with Chartwells?

Click here to download an Application for Employment with Chartwells (Compass Group). Interested candidates should
submit their application to Dining Services Director, Andi Wentworth, at Farmington High School, 40 Thayer Drive,
Farmington, NH.  


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