Research shows that healthy children do better in school - from attendance and behavior to academics and overall performance. The Andrews ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) works with the district to help school communities support good health and academic achievement.
What is a SHAC? A School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is a school board appointed group of individuals who represent different segments of the community. By law, a majority of the members must be persons who are parents of students enrolled in the district and who are not employed by the district. The AISD SHAC is made up of parents, community members, and school staff working together to improve the health of all students and families through coordinated school health programs.
SHAC Mission Statement: "Continually Seeking Excellence...Mind, Body, and Spirit"
1) Comply with state guidelines by effectively implementing the 8 components of Coordinated School Health
2) Maintain a safe and healthy environment that promotes learning
3) Support health and wellness programs/policies with actively involved parents and community
AISD Policy ensures that students in Elementary and
Middle School engage in at least 30 minutes of physical
activity per day or 135 minutes per week.
Student physical fitness assessment results will be sent
with students at the end of the school year.
Parents can also request, in writing, their child’s physical
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