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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. 

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2022 Editions

(Click on the edition date below to download. All are Word documents.)
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY  
Jan 7Feb 4  Mar 4  Apr 1  May 6  
Jan 14 Feb 11  Mar 11  Apr 8   May 13  
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2021 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  
Jan 8  Feb 5  Mar 5   Apr 2   May 7   June 4   July 2   Aug 6   Sep 3   Oct 1   Nov 5 Dec 3 
Jan 15  Feb 12  Mar 12  Apr 9   May 14  June 11  July 9  Aug 13*  Sep 10  Oct 8   Nov 12 Dec 10 
Jan 22  Feb 26  Mar 19  Apr 16  May 21  June 18  July 16  Aug 20  Sep 17  Oct 15  Nov 19 Dec 17  
Jan 29    Mar 26  Apr 23  May 28  June 25  July 23  Aug 27  Sep 24  Oct 22    
      Apr 30      July 30      Oct 29    
*Back-to-School Edition              


The Friday Beat is for: 

  • School nurses and health services administrators, 
  • Health and physical educators,
  • School administrators and school board members,
  • School social workers, 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.  

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Last updated May 12, 2022