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SHAC Meeting Minutes #4 2020-2021

April 13, 2021


SHAC Meeting Minutes #4 2020-2021

April 12, 2021


            The fourth 2020-2021 SHAC meeting was held on Monday April 12, 2021 starting at 4:00pm in the Avery ISD Cafeteria. The Avery Vision/Mission Statement was read. Minutes from the last meeting were read which included: CPR training for 8th and 12th grade students, the Asthma Clinic, Shadowing for SHAC students on hold due to COVID, February was American Heart Month, CATCH theme 3, open floor for discussion.

 Upcoming in health included- The DSHS will be coming to school on Wednesday April 14th to administer vaccines to the 6th and 12th grade students. The 6th grade students will receive Tdap and MCV4, the seniors will receive MCV4 boosters they will need for college. 

SHAC students- The Vet’s Office in DeKalb may be able to allow students to do a tour/shadowing later this semester. We will also be scheduling a CPR certification class for High School Students. Dates were discussed. 

Presentation- Hanna for Hope, Suicide prevention program that may be offered if we are able to have a Community in Schools counselor in the future. 

Safety- New sections were added to the Avery ISD Emergency Operation Plan and these along with our EOP Basic Plan were submitted to the Texas State Safety Center. These new sections include Continuity of Operations and Communicable Disease Annex. Our submission was determined to be sufficient and no re-submittal is required at this time. 


CATCH- Theme 4-6 were discussed. We will CATCH students being healthy and then draw 6 names and they will have lunch with the Principal.


2020-21 School Board Recommendations-

1.   Continue to implement the current Wellness Policy/Plan.

2.   Continue to implement the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Program


Open Discussion

Adjourn Meeting- Next regular SHAC meeting will be held during the 2021-2022 school year. School Board recommendations and SHAC minutes will be presented at an upcoming board meeting. 

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