School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)

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

Agenda and Minutes from Previous Year (2015-16)

October 20, 2015

Agenda Minutes

December 1, 2015

Agenda Minutes

February 18, 2016

Agenda Minutes

April 21, 2016

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.)

2016-17 SHAC Members.

Jenny Flowers: Co-Chairperson, GISD Registered Nurse

Caroline Heiner:  Co-Chairperson, Parent

Keri Thoele:  Co-Chairperson, GISD Asst. Superintendent

Salem Brewer & Natalie Carrillo:  Student Council D.A.S.H. Co-Chairpersons

Debbie Brewer:  Limestone County Medical Center Representative

Elizabeth Carter:  GISD Safety Officer

Gabby Washington:  Limestone County Extension Agent

Theresa Hamilton:  Parent

Lori Kelley:  Physical Education

Jennifer Lloyd: GISD Cafeteria Supervisor

Gay Rasco: Registered Nurse

Susan Swick: GHS Counselor


SHAC 2016-17 Goals 

  1. PE teachers will work with SHAC to increase the number of children in healthy fitness zone as assessed by Fitness Gram through activities and initiatives.
  2. The DASH committee will work in conjunction with SHAC to promote health and wellness at the high school and middle school.
  3. The district will work to promote vaccine awareness and reach out to parents to make sure that all students are vaccinated or paperwork is on file for a valid exemption.
  4. The SHAC committee will work with the Middle school to conduct anti-bullying initiatives.  (Revised 2/18).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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

Useful Web Sites

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