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    HEALTH 

     

    A critical component to a healthy life is nutrition. According to Feeding America, "In the US, more than on out of five children lives in a household with food insecurity, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal." Hunger Free MISD exists to provide nutritious food items over the weekend for students from households that may be experiencing difficulties, including food insecurity. For more information, visit the Hunger Free MISD webpage.  


    CATCH Physical Education Program

    Elementary,intermediate and middle school students in MISD are provided physical education instruction with the CATCH curriculum.

    CATCH stands for a Coordinated Approach to Child Health and is an evidence-based,coordinated school health program designed to promote physical activity,healthy food choices and the prevention of tobacco use in children. The CATCH Programs cover kids from preschool through 8th grade and has been implemented in thousands of schools and after-school organizations across America and Canada.

    By teaching children that eating healthy and being physically active every day can be FUN, the CATCH Program has proven that establishing healthy habits in childhood can promote behavior changes that can last a lifetime.
     
    For more information, contact your child's PE teacher or the health/PE curriculum coordinator.

    Immunizations
     
    The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) sets immunization requirements. Students must show acceptable evidence of vaccination prior to entry, attendance, or transfer to a public elementary or secondary school in Texas. If you have questions or concerns, please contact your child's school nurse. Click here to read Immunization Requirements.

    To be role models for our students and to provide our very best every day, Midway encourages employees to live and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Contact the administrative services office to learn more about joining the MISD Staff Health & Wellness Fair or how to offer discounts for health services to MISD staff members.