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    Texas School Health Program
    PO Box 149347, MC 1945
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
    Fax: 512-776-7555


    Email comments or questions to SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

Friday Beat

The Friday Beat is a weekly e-newsletter that aligns with the 10 components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. It connects people interested in school health to training, funding sources and resources. 

Subscribe to the Friday Beat by adding your email address to the mailing list.  

2021 Editions 

(Click on the edition date below to download. All are Word documents.)
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2020 Editions 

(Click on the edition date below to download. All are Word documents.)
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP OCT NOV DEC  
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Jan 31  Feb 28  Mar 27  Apr 24  May 22  Jun 26  Jul 24  Aug 28  Sep 25  Oct 23    
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The Friday Beat is for: 

  • School nurses and health services administrators, 
  • Health and physical educators,
  • School administrators and school board members,
  • School counselors and psychologists,
  • School nutrition professionals,
  • School health-related organizations,
  • Teachers, and 
  • Parents of school-aged children.

Contact Friday Beat at SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov for questions.

Last updated June 10, 2021