Quakertown Community School District Health Council


Initiatives to Promote Healthy Eating & Fitness



Trumbauersville Elementary School


Grade K – “Good snacks” are discussed during snack time.


Grade 2 – One teacher promotes healthy snacks through modeling.  This same teacher also talks about sports and exercises with the students.


Nurse – Dental lessons with focus on nutrition in second grade (as it relates to healthy bones and teeth).  BMI reports will be done for grade K – 4 this year.  Parents will receive nutritional educational material to promote healthy eating.


Physical Education-

            Health Smart curriculum grades K – 4

            Human Growth and Development grade 5

            Workout Log Sheets

            Monthly Fitness Calendars sent home

            Project ACES

            Apple Crunch Day

            Go For the Greens Day

            Physical Fitness report cards sent home with exercise booklet

            May/June showcase

            Field Day

            Walk to School Day promotion in newsletter home

            Newsletters to parents

            Energizer Activities to classroom teachers

            Adapted Physical Education


Cafeteria – The following items are offered on a daily basis


            Fresh fruit – apples, oranges, bananas

            Skim milk and 1% milk

            Vegetable portion is ½ cup


Last Modified on February 27, 2006