• 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