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SHAC/CATCH #4 Meeting Minutes 04-15-2019

April 17, 2019

SHAC/CATCH #4 Meeting Minutes 04-15-2019


                The Third School Health Advisory Council meeting of the 18-19 school year was held on Monday April 15, 2019 from 6-7pm in the High School Teachers Lounge. The Avery SHAC Vision/Mission statement was read. Minutes from the first meeting held on Monday February 25, 2019 included; The Asthma clinics held on Feb 6-7th, National Children’s Dental Health Month in February, Health Fair Planning, CATCH Theme 4 was discussed, the floor was open for discussion and the possibility of 5K/Fun Run next school year was brought up.

                The Health Fair was held on Thursday March 7th. Close to 20 vendors and over 100 people attended the Health Fair. The SHAC students did a great job helping with door prizes and the sign in table.      

The SHAC students went on a hospital Tour on March 20, 2019 to a UT Hospital in Tyler, TX. We had 5 students go on the tour and they are all considering Health Care Professions. We have a couple students who have or will be starting Job Shadowing at Christus St Michael. They can Shadow various job areas within the hospital.

We offered a CPR certification class for students. We will continue the classes next year and see if interest continues.            

CATCH- We did CATCH theme 4 in February/March. We will be starting CATCH theme 5 this week. We will finish with CATCH Theme 6 in May.

                The Floor was open for discussion. We discussed a CATCH competition for staff members to be held over the next month with a prize for winner, EKG’s may be mandated in the future to be included in the athletic Physicals, and possibly having our SHAC students tour a Nursing Home as well as either a Dallas or Little Rock hospital next school year.

Meeting was adjourned and the next meeting will be when we return next school year. The SHAC minutes and recommendations for the 2018-2019 school year will be presented at an upcoming School Board meeting.  

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