• Health Related Topics

    Physical Activity for Students in Elementary and Middle School

    In accordance with policies at EHAB, EHAC, and FFA, the district will ensure that students in kindergarten through grade 5 engage in moderate or vigorous physical activity for at least 30 minutes per day or 135 minutes per week.

    Students in middle or junior high school shall engage in 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity per day for at least four semesters. For additional information on the district’s requirements and programs regarding elementary, middle, and junior high school student physical activity requirements, please see the principal.

    School Health Advisory Council

    Information regarding the District’s School Health Advisory Council, including the number of meetings scheduled or held during the year, and additional information regarding the district’s School Health Advisory Council is available from the principal. [See also policies at BDF and EHAA.]

    Physical Fitness Assessment

    Annually, the district will conduct a physical fitness assessment of students in grades 3–12. At the end of the school year, a parent may submit a written request to Dell City ISD to obtain the results of his or her child’s physical fitness assessment conducted during the school year.

    Vending Machines

    The district has adopted policies and implemented procedures to comply with state and federal food service guidelines for restricting student access to vending machines. For more information regarding these policies and guidelines contact the principal. [See policies at CO and FFA.]

    Other Health-Related Matters

    Tobacco Prohibited

    The district and its staff strictly enforce prohibitions against the use of tobacco products by students and others on school property and at school-sponsored and school-related activities. Any student in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary and/or legal action. [See the Student Code of Conduct and policies at FNCD and GKA.]

    Asbestos Management Plan

    The district’s Asbestos Management Plan, designed to be in compliance with state and federal regulations, and is available in the Superintendent’s Office. If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Lewis at 964-2663.

    Pest Management Plan

    The district applies only pest control products that comply with state and federal guidelines. Except in an emergency, signs will be posted 48 hours before application. Parents who want to be notified prior to pesticide application inside their child’s school assignment area may contact Tanya Lewis at 964-2663.

    A Parents Guide to Raising Happy Health Children

    A Parents Guide to Raising Happy Health Children (PDF)

    CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has launched an expanded website about Coordinated School Health (CSH). The website provides answers to frequently asked questions about CSH, key goals, a model framework for planning, strategies for implementing and evaluating a coordinated approach to school health, fact sheets on the status of school health programs and policies, and more.

    Visit http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/cshp. DASH welcomes feedback on these new resources.