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

            Salads

            Fresh fruit – apples, oranges, bananas

            Skim milk and 1% milk

            Vegetable portion is ½ cup

 

Last Modified on February 27, 2006
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