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SHAC Meeting Minutes #1 2018-2019

October 17, 2018

SHAC Meeting Minutes #1 2018-2019

October 15, 2018


                The first 2018-2019 SHAC meeting was held on Monday October 15, 2018 starting at 6:00pm in the high school teachers lounge. The Avery Vision/Mission Statement was read. Minutes from the last meeting and the school board update were read which included: The Asthma Clinic, DSHS Project Vaccination, Spinal Screenings, Keep Flu out of School video, CATCH theme 5, Representatives from the Spirit of St. Michaels presented on Childhood Asthma, and 2017-2018 School Board recommendations. The Masonic Lodge donated money to purchase a new Health-o-Meter scale for the Elementary Nurse’s Office.

                Upcoming in health this semester included- Hearing, vision, and spinal screenings, the Flu shot clinic October 22nd, EKG’s for the students/athletes September 26th, hand washing teaching with elementary students in November, and SHAC student field trip to a local hospital (possibly in Tyler).

Meningococcal videos. The videos discussed Meningococcal disease and the importance of vaccination.

CATCH- The CATCH program was discussed along with individual tasks. The CATCH Kickoff week was set for November 5-9th. Folders were handed out to CATCH leaders.

Dana Jean and Amy Harris from the DSHS spoke about some of their programs including; Please Be Seated, Project Celebration, Teens in the Driver Seat, and their Vaccination clinic at the Clarksville office.  They will be sending more information on their programs and plan on attending the Health Fair.

The floor was open for discussion.

  • The school will be doing a “Go Blue” day for Diabetes Month which will be November 14th. We will plan on doing a poster contest and Diabetes education in the classroom.
  • We will plan on Doing the Health Fair again this year. It will be on the same night as the Open House in March. We will start the Health Fair approx 30 minutes prior to the Open House. It was recommended to speak with Agrilife about possible providing meal or snacks for health fair.

The meeting was adjourned and the next regular SHAC meeting will be held Monday December 10, 2018 6-7 pm in the high school teachers lounge.


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