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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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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   
Jan 22   Feb 26   Mar 19   Apr 16   May 21   June 18   July 16   Aug 20   Sep 17   Oct 15   Nov 19   
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              


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  
Jan 10   Feb 7   Mar 6   Apr 3   May 1   Jun 5   Jul 3   Aug 7   Sep 4   Oct 2   Nov 6   Dec 4  
Jan 17   Feb 14   Mar 13   Apr 10   May 8   Jun 12   Jul 10   Aug 14*   Sep 11   Oct 9   Nov 13   Dec 11  
Jan 24   Feb 21   Mar 20   Apr 17   May 15   Jun 19   Jul 17   Aug 21   Sep 18   Oct 16   Nov 20   Dec 18  
Jan 31   Feb 28   Mar 27   Apr 24   May 22   Jun 26   Jul 24   Aug 28   Sep 25   Oct 23      
        May 29     Jul 31       Oct 30      
*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 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 December 2, 2021