NAME:  Meyersville ISD Student Health Advisory Council


PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT:  One of the main purposes of Meyersville ISD is to provide students with positive learning experiences to develop maximum development – academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.  A coordinated school health program is important to develop the total child and to motivate students to help themselves as they solve issues and live healthy lives.



Criteria for terms of appointment – Members of the committee must be an employee of Meyersville ISD, a parent of a student at Meyersville, or a concerned member of the Meyersville community.  The majority of the members will be parents not employed by the district.


Voting rights – Voting on various issues will take place after discussion.  Majority rules.


Resignation – A member may resign at any time.



Student Health Advisory Council meetings will be held four times a year at the Meyersville School.

An agenda will be provided at each meeting by the chairperson of the committee.

Members will be notified in advance of meetings.



The Meyersville School Board and superintendent will be presented the minutes of each Student Health Advisory Council meeting. 

Minutes and agenda will be posted on the school’s website in order to inform the community. 

The original records of each meeting will be kept on file.  The public may view this information at the Meyersville School upon request.












MISSION:  All children will graduate successfully from our district with a comprehensive health education that has prepared them to enter high school with knowledge and skills to maintain a healthy lifestyle.


GOAL #1:  To provide children in grades K – 8 with health instruction that reflects current health issues of the local community and objectives of TEKS

     OBJECTIVE:  A health curriculum that meets the needs of all students will be implemented in grades K – 8.

          ACTIVITY:  Physical Education and Health teachers will provide appropriate activities for their classes to promote good health practices. 

          ACTIVITY:  Lessons will be implemented to prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease, and Type 2 diabetes as well as the prevention of tobacco use.

          ACTIVITY:   Health instruction will be provided to students for at least 30 minutes once a week.

          ACTIVITY:  The nutrition services (cafeteria) will promote good health by providing balanced and nutritional meals.


GOAL #2:  To provide children in grades K – 8 with physical education instruction that promotes enjoyment and lifelong participation in physical activity

     OBJECTIVE:  Students will be provided with 45 minutes of daily Physical Education class.

          ACTIVITY:  During Physical Education class, students will be involved in physical activity for the majority of the class.

          ACTIVITY:  Students will participate in lifelong recreational activities during Physical Education classes.


GOAL #3:  To provide students in grades 7 and 8 with instruction on human sexuality

     OBJECTIVE:  Students in grades 7 and 8 will be provided opportunity to participate in human sexuality curriculum.

          ACTIVITY:  Abstinence will be presented as the preferred choice of behavior and given more attention than any other behavior.  Abstinence will be emphasized as the only method that is 100% effective in preventing pregnancy, sexual diseases, and emotional trauma associated with adolescent sexual activity.

          ACTIVITY:  Parents will be notified of basic content of curriculum and have the right to remove their student.  Curriculum will be available for reasonable public inspection upon request.