Welcome to Foods and Nutrition!

  • Contact Information:  

    Mrs. deGruchy - Room 124

    Email: mdegruchy@cdschools.org 


  • About Foods and Nutrition: 

    Technological advances and the increased pace of life haveinfluenced our food choices. This course provides students with the knowledge and application of food preparation techniques with an emphasis on nutrition and wellness, all of which can be applied to their daily lives now and in the future. Through this course, students will also be exposed to foods customs and cuisine from countriesaround the world. Get ready to prepare and eat a variety of new and exciting foods from all food groups!

    Some of the culinary labs that students will complete are: Rice Krispy Treats, Quesadillas, Cookies, Pizza, Cinnamon Rolls, Stir Fry, Pasta, Chili, Mozzarella Sticks, Pancakes, and more! 

    All class information can be found on Canvas. 


  • About Mrs. deGruchy:

    Hello! My name is Megan deGruchy and I teach Foods and Nutrition at Central Dauphin East High School. This is my 7th year teaching and my 2nd year at East. I attended Messiah College to earn a Bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. I then went on to earn my Mastor's of Education at Wilkes University. I love to cook and I'm excited to teach students skills they need to be successful in the kitchen! 

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Last Modified on September 18, 2020