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School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

 

GISD has a school wellness plan that focuses on maintaining high standards of nutrition and wellness among students.  The goal of the district’s nutrition and wellness plan is to strengthen and coordinate the components of school health.  By doing so, we can provide a comprehensive learning environment for developing and practicing positive health behaviors contributing to students’ wellness, academic performance and lifelong health.  View the 2018-2019 GISD School Nutrition and Wellness Plan

 

MEETINGS

Meetings are held in the H. O. Whitehurst Conference Room at 4:00 p.m.  

(Minimum of four meetings are required annually.  Anyone is welcome to attend any meeting.)

SHAC Members

Cindy Ensminger, Chairperson, HOW Asst. Principal
Kim Carter, Co-Chairperson, HOW Principal

Jenny Flowers, Co-Chairperson, GISD Registered Nurse
Tobie Walker, Co-Chairperson, Parent, Health Care Professional
Caroline Heiner, Co-Chairperson, Retired Public School Administrator, Prior Parent
Dayne Duncan, GISD Director of Transportation, Food Service, Safety, and District Testing Coordinator

Katrina Garner, Parent, Health Care Professional
Sindra McLean, Parent, Health Care Professional
Autumn Cox, Parent, Law Enforcement

(2019-20) Agenda and Minutes

September 10, 2019

Agenda Minutes

October 8, 2019

Agenda Minutes

January 14

Agenda Minutes

February 4

Agenda Minutes

March 3

Agenda Minutes

(2018-19) Agenda and Minutes

September 11, 2018

Agenda Minutes

October 23, 2018, and will present to the Board of Trustees at the November 2018 Board Meeting

Agenda Minutes

December 11, 2018 – Rescheduled

Agenda Minutes

February 12, 2019

Agenda Minutes

April 9, 2019

Agenda Minutes

April 25, 2019

Agenda Minutes

(2017-18) Agenda and Minutes

October 24, 2017

Agenda Minutes

December 12, 2017

Agenda Minutes

February 6, 2018

Agenda Minutes

April 10, 2018

Agenda Minutes

(2016-17) Agenda and Minutes

November 15, 2016

Agenda Minutes

December 13, 2016

Agenda Minutes

February 14, 2017

Agenda Minutes

April 11, 2017

Agenda Minutes

 


 1.  District policies adopted to ensure that elementary school, middle school, and junior high school students engage in at least the amount and level of physical activity required by Education Code 28.002(l) [see EHAB and EHAC];

2.  For the number of times the SHAC has met in the previous year(s), see posting of meetings above;

3.  The district has adopted and enforces policies to ensure compliance with TEA’s vending machine and food service guidelines for restricting student access to vending machines;

4.  The district has adopted and enforces policies and procedures that prescribe penalties for the use of e‑cigarettes, as defined at Education Code 38.006, and tobacco products by students and others on school campuses or at school-sponsored or school-related activities [see DH and GKA]; and

5.  Parents can request in writing a copy of their child’s physical fitness assessment results at the end of the school year [see FFAA].  Please request from your child’s campus. 


SHAC 2019-20 Goals:

  1. Opium Drug Awareness

  2. To ensure that all graduates have CPR and “Bleed Out” training prior to graduation.

  3. Increase the number of children in a healthy fitness zone as assessed by FitnessGram.

  4. To increase awareness of David’s Law in grades 3-12 by holding student programs at each campus and incorporate other anti-bullying strategies and initiatives.

  5. To increase student and staff attendance by 50%

SHAC 2018-19 Goals:

  1. To make our staff/community aware that there is a prescription drug disposal box at the Groesbeck Police Dept. that is open daily from 8-5 p.m. to promote drug safety.
  2. Opium Drug Awareness
  3. Seatbelt/Carseat Awareness
  4. To ensure that all seniors have CPR training prior to graduation.
  5. Increase the number of children in a healthy fitness zone as assessed by FitnessGram.
  6. To increase awareness of David’s Law in grades 3-12 by holding student programs at each campus and incorporate other anti-bullying strategies and initiatives.
  7. To increase student and staff attendance by 50%.

SHAC 2017-18 Goals

  1. Increase the number of children in a healthy fitness zone as assessed by FitnessGram.
  2. To work in conjunction with the student DASH committee at the high school and student leaders at the middle school to promote health and wellness initiatives, such as promoting organ donor awareness and Red Ribbon Week.
  3. To increase awareness of David’s Law in grades 3-12 by holding student programs at each campus and incorporate other anti-bullying strategies and initiatives.
  4. To work in conjunction with the County Extension Agency to present health, safety, and wellness initiatives to students on all campuses.                                                                                   

SHAC Guide Link  https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/546/shac_guide_updated_july_2015.pdf


Useful Web Sites

CDC Coordinated School Health: www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/CSHP

Foster Care & Student Success:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/FosterCareStudentSuccess/

Prevent Child Abuse:  http://www.preventchildabusetexas.org

Regional Education Service Centers: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/ESC

Texas A&M Dinner Tonight: https://dinnertonight.tamu.edu/

Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) - Square Meals: www.squaremeals.org/fn/home/page/0,1248,2348_2349_0_0,00.html

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Fitness Data: www.tea.state.tx.us./index4.aspx?id=3975

Texas Parent Teacher Association (TXPTA) – Healthy Lifestyle:  www.txpta.org/programs/healthy-lifestyles

Texas Legislature Online: www.capitol.state.tx.us

Texas School Health Advisory Committee:  www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/shadvise.shtm

The University of Illinois – Health Infomatics: https://healthinformatics.uic.edu/healthy-games-and-activities-for-kids/

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) Survey: www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/yrbs/query/yrbss_form.shtm

Links to Sites Supporting SHAC Goals:

Hand Washing:  http://www.scrubclub.org/home.aspx

Influenza Vaccination Week:  http://www.cdc.gov/flu/nivw/

TEA Guidance on Questions Related to Ebola:  http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769818382

Anti-bullying Organization (Stand for the Silent):  http://www.standforthesilent.org

Dangers of Texting While Driving (Remember Alex Brown):  http://www.rabfoundation.org

The Science Behind Drug Abuse:  http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts?utm_source=National&utm_medium=ActOn&utm_content=10.30.2014&utm_campaign=NDFW15