School Health Advisory Council (SHAC)
The Tuloso Midway ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is an advisory group of individuals who represent segments of the community. The group acts collectively to provide advice and to make recommendations to the school system on various aspects of school health. The majority of the members of the council should be parents and students enrolled in the district. Additional members may include teachers, school administrators, district administrators, students, health care professionals, members of the business community, law enforcement representatives, senior citizens and clergy.
Research shows that healthy children do better in school - from attendance and behavior to academics and overall performance. The Tuloso Midway School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) works with the district to help school communities support good health and academic achievement. Membership to the SHAC is by annual school board appointment. Meetings are open to all interested persons. TMISD SHAC Committee meetings are scheduled at the discretion of the committee chair. Membership on a committee is open to anyone in the public who is interested in supporting children's health.
Tuloso-Midway ISD Wellness Policy
The Wellness pPolicy was developed in collaboration with students, parents, community members, and health experts. The policy provides guidance to campuses, staff, and parents that follow state and federal guidelines that advance student health and reduce childhood obesity. The policy promotes the general well-being of students and staff through nutrition education, physical activity, and other school based activities. The Wellness Policy is reviewed annually by SHAC. The updated Wellness Policy is listed under FFA Local and FFA Legal
Texas Nutrition Policy in TMISD schools
The Texas Nutrition Policy was developed in order to promote healthy nutrition environments in public schools for the benefit of students. This policy contains many restrictions on foods and some exemptions. The policy only applies during the school day. It does not apply to after school activities or after school events.