SHAC Meetings and Minutes

The PISD School Health Advisory Council scheduled meetings are:
 
October 9, 2018
December 11, 2018
February 12, 2019
April 9, 2019

Planning for Winter Wellness

Mindful Ozzy

 

Looking for ways to encourage young people to stay healthy during the holiday season? The Texas Department of State Health Services is here to help. Visit the Maternal and Child Health’s Adolescent Health in Texas webpage. The webpage offers tips including eating healthy, getting plenty of sleep and stopping the spread of germs. Visit the webpage to learn more.

 

The Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society Memorial Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to up to three qualified and deserving high school seniors in Texas who suffer from asthma. The deadline to apply is March 1. Visit the society’s webpage for more information

 

The use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students is rising, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report says e-cigarette use among high school students increased by a staggering 78 percent during 2017-2018. For more information, access the report.

On P-SHAC's Radar:
  • Creation of program for: Milestones & Early Literacy Development
  • Support parent engagement activities through Ready Rosie program for preschool age children
  • Potential of grant funding to add social workers on campuses
 
If you would like to help with the efforts for these initiatives, please contact Lorene Tullos at cltullos@pisd.us.
 
NEXT MEETING:  February 12, 2019 & April 9, 2019
PISD Training Center