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Student Wellness/School Health Adisory Committee

 

School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

Chair Sharon Rector Parent
Co-Chair David Woods Campus Level Administrator
Member Cristina Aguilar Community Member
Member Amanda Zapata Parent
Member Karen Barnes District Level Administraton
Subcommittee Members Elias Carrillo, Rosa Cigarroa, Jaden O’Neal Staff
Subcommittee Members Bryan Masse, Abby Dunnam, Kay O’Brian Staff
Subcommittee Members Teresa Chavarria, Laura Romero, Lucy Castillo Staff

For questions or comments related to SHAC committee please contact David Woods or Sharon Rector.

 

Tentative Dates for SHAC Meetings

October 22, 2018 February 4, 2019
   

 

 

 

Statement for Public Inspection by School Health Advisory Committee

 

Physical Activity Requirements

Primary/Elementary

In accordance with policies at EHAB, EHAC, EHBG, and FFA, the district will ensure that students in full-day prekindergarten–grade 5 engage in moderate or vigorous physical activity for at least 30 minutes per day or 135 minutes per week.

For additional information on the district’s requirements and programs regarding elementary school student physical activity requirements, please see the principal.

Junior High/Middle School

In accordance with policies at EHAB, EHAC, EHBG, and FFA, the district will ensure that students in middle or junior high school will engage in 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity per day for at least four semesters OR at least 225 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity within each two-week period for at least four semesters.

For additional information on the district’s requirements and programs regarding junior high and middle school student physical activity requirements, please see the principal.

 

School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) (All Grade Levels)

During the preceding school year, the district’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) held one meeting. Additional information regarding the district’s SHAC is available from the assistant principal.

The duties of the SHAC range from recommending curriculum to developing strategies for integrating curriculum into a coordinated school health program encompassing issues such as school health services, counseling services, a safe and healthy school environment, recess recommendations, improving student fitness, mental health concerns, and employee wellness.

[See policies at BDF and EHAA.]

 

Student Wellness Policy/Wellness Plan (All Grade Levels)

Friona ISD is committed to encouraging healthy students and therefore has developed a board-adopted wellness policy at FFA(LOCAL) and corresponding plans and procedures to implement the policy. You are encouraged to contact the assistant principal with questions about the content or implementation of the district’s wellness policy and plan.

 

Physical Fitness Assessment (Grades 3–12)

Annually, the district will conduct a physical fitness assessment of students in grades 3–12 who are enrolled in a physical education course or a course for which physical education credit is awarded. At the end of the school year, a parent may submit a written request to athletic director at the high school to obtain the results of his or her child’s physical fitness assessment conducted during the school year.

 
Vending Machines (All Grade Levels)

The district has adopted and implemented the state and federal policies and guidelines for food service, including the guidelines to restrict student access to vending machines. For more information regarding these policies and guidelines, see the principal. [See policies at CO and FFA.]

 

Tobacco and E-Cigarettes Prohibited (All Grade Levels and All Others on School Property)

Students are prohibited from possessing or using any type of tobacco product, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), or any other electronic vaporizing device, while on school property at any time or while attending an off-campus school-related activity.

The district and its staff strictly enforce prohibitions against the use of all tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or any other electronic vaporizing device, by students and all others on school property and at school-sponsored and school-related activities. [See the Student Code of Conduct and policies at FNCD and GKA.]