School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

Agenda and Minutes 2017-18

October 24, 2017

Agenda Minutes

December 12, 2017

Agenda Minutes

February 6, 2018

Agenda Minutes

April 10, 2018

Agenda Minutes

Previous Year Agenda and Minutes (2016-17)

November 15, 2016

Agenda Minutes

December 13, 2016

Agenda Minutes

February 14, 2017

Agenda Minutes

April 11, 2017

Agenda Minutes


Meetings are held in the Administrative Office Board Room at 3:45 p.m.  For more information call 254-729-4139.

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

2017-18 SHAC Members.

Jenny Flowers: Co-Chairperson, GISD Registered Nurse

Caroline Heiner:  Co-Chairperson, Parent

Keri Thoele:  Co-Chairperson, GISD Asst. Superintendent

Humberto Cruz:  Student Council D.A.S.H. Co-Chairperson

Moises Rocha:  Student Council D.A.S.H. Co-Chairperson

Debbie Brewer:  Limestone County Medical Center Representative

Elizabeth Carter:  GISD Safety Officer

Gabby Washington:  Family & Community Health Agent for Limestone County Extension Agency

Ashley Hall:  Parent

Lori Kelley:  Physical Education

Jennifer Lloyd: GISD Cafeteria Supervisor

Gay Rasco: Registered Nurse

Christa Stanley: GHS Counselor

SHAC 2017-18 Goals

  1. Increase 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  http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/546/shac_guide_updated_july_2015.pdf

Useful Web Sites

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

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

TXPTA Healthy Lifestyle Web Page:  www.txpta.org/programs/healthy-lifestyles

TEA Fitness Data: www.tea.state.tx.us./index4.aspx?id=3975

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Links to Sites Supporting SHAC 2014-15 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