NORTH ROCKLAND CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Welcome to School Health Advisory Council

FIT, HEALTHY AND READY TO LEARN

Research shows that healthy children do better in school- from attendance and behavior to academics and overall performance.  Participation in regular physical activity shows increased brain activity resulting in an increase in performance in the classroom.  The NRCSD advisory council works with the district to help school communities support good health and academic achievement. 

 

School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is a state mandated advisory council that works together to improve the health and safety of all students and families through coordinated health programs.  It is made up of parents, community members, students, teachers, school staff and administrators.  

 WHY DO WE NEED SHAC

  • STATE LAW
  • HEALTHY CHILDREN LEARN BETTER
  • SCHOOLS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN TEACHING HEALTHY HABITS
  • HEALTHY HOMES AND HEALTHY SCHOOLS SUPPORT HEALTHY CHILDREN

WHATS INCLUDED IN SHAC

  • FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • NUTRITION SERVICES/RESOURCES
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION- MANDATE
  • HEALTH EDUCATION
  • COUNSELING AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  • HEALTH SERVICES-GUEST SPEAKERS
  • HEALTHY SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
  • HEALTH PROMOTION FOR STAFF/FACULTY
  • SAFETY/PREVENTION
  • WELLNESS
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE/DRUGS/ALCOHOL

 

"YOU CAN NOT PUT A PRICE ON YOUR HEALTH!"