Tag Archives: health and physical education

HISD and U.S. Soccer Foundation bring soccer to school for 29,000 students

On Feb. 19, 67 physical educators at 72 schools districtwide partnered with the U.S. Soccer Foundation for Soccer for Success curriculum training, training designed to help educators to teach the fundamentals of soccer as well as activities that will help students develop healthy habits and improve their physical and health literacy. More than 29,000 students throughout HISD will enjoy this new soccer-specific unit as part of their PE classes in the coming months.

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Girls Belong in School – Period: HISD students participate in period workshops

According to a State of the Period study, nearly a quarter of students experience “period poverty,” a lack access to menstrual hygiene products, which can cause them to miss class time and struggle emotionally and socially in school. To combat this, HISD has teamed up with community partners Dow Chemical and Impact100 to give middle school students a crash-course in period literacy. 

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Proposed health and physical education instructional materials available for online review

HISD is currently reviewing new health and physical education instructional materials for grades K–12 as part of the Texas Education Association’s (TEA) Proclamation 2022 review and adoption process. Materials recommended by the district and adopted by the HISD Board of Education will be available for use in schools starting in fall 2022.

HISD invites members of the public to submit feedback on the materials under consideration via a district survey at https://bit.ly/P22-survey.

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