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Program Information
The Comal ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) was established during the 2002-03 school year under the mandate of SB 19, Section 28.002 Education Code. The members consist of parents of CISD students, doctors from the community, and leaders from the local health department, agriculture extension agency, Chamber of Commerce, and McKenna Health Link (, and CISD faculty, administrators, nurses, and counselors.   PURPOSE:
SHAC addresses all components of a comprehensive school health program:
- health education
- health services
- physical education
- school counseline
- child nutrition
- a healthy school environment
- employee wellness
- integrated community and school programs
The School Health Advisory Council was formed to provide advice and is not part of the administrative structure of schools, nor do they have any legal responsibilities within the school system. ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Implementation of the CATCH program in all elementary schools
- Employee Wellness Programs, such as Walk Across Texas and Maintain, No Gain
- Annual Health Fairs
- Comptroller’s Tobacco Grant - The District and its staff strictly enforce prohibitions against the use of tobacco products by students and others on school property or at school-sponsored or school-related activities. (See the Student Code of Conduct and policy GKA in Board Policy Manual)
- Wellness Policy
- Comal ISD has and enforces policies to restrict student access to vending machines. (See policies BDF and EHAA in Board Policy Manual)

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