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    Texas School Health Program
    P.O. 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.

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2019 Editions 

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January February March  April      May           June     
Jan. 11 Feb. 1 Mar. 1 Apr. 5 May 3 June 7
Jan. 18 Feb. 8 Mar. 8Apr. 12 May 10 June 14 
Jan. 25 Feb. 15 Mar. 15 Apr. 19 May 17June 21 
 Feb. 22Mar. 22 Apr. 26 May 24 June 28
  Mar. 29  May 31  
 JulyAugust September October November December 
July 12 Aug. 2 Sept. 6 Oct. 4Nov. 1Dec. 6  
July 19 Aug. 9 Sept. 13 Oct. 11 Nov. 8   
July 26Aug. 16 Sept. 20 Oct. 18Nov. 15   
 Aug. 23 Sept. 27Oct. 25Nov. 22   
 Aug. 30     

2018 Editions 

(Click on the edition date below to download.)

January February March April May June 
Jan. 12   Feb. 2  Mar. 2 April 6May 4  June 1 
Jan. 19 Feb. 9   Mar. 9   April 13 May 11 June 8 
Jan. 26 Feb. 16 Mar. 16  April 20 May 18June 15 
 Feb. 23   Mar. 23April 27   May 25  June 22
  Mar. 30    June 29  
 JulyAugust September October November December 
July 6 Aug. 3 Sept. 7Oct. 5 Nov. 2Dec. 7 
July 13  Aug. 10 Sept. 14 Oct. 12 Nov. 9 Dec. 14 
July 20     Aug. 17Sept. 21Oct. 19  Nov. 16  Dec. 21 
July 27Aug. 24  Sept. 28 Oct. 26  Nov. 30  
 Aug. 31     

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

Last updated December 5, 2019