Board of Trustees

Elected by the people to govern Northside Schools, Trustees are the guardians of the public trust and, through the policies they make, are ultimately responsible for our schools. This responsibility and the accessibility of Trustees to the voters make the Board one of the purest examples of democracy in our society.

Northside Trustees represent about 208,000 households located in 355 square miles in northwest Bexar County and parts of Medina and Bandera counties. Northside continues to be the “destination” district in San Antonio for many families seeking a quality school system for their children and for employees seeking a quality place to work.

Board of Trustees News

March 30, 2015

Do we want a system of education that is good for all of our children or one that is good for only a few? Several school voucher bills have been filed in the current legislative session. This is not the first session where we have seen vouchers proposed and it likely won’t be the last.

March 26, 2015

Once again, Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. More than 7,500 kindergarten students are expected to enroll for the 2015-16 school year.

March 25, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved Summer School programs, approved an attendance cap for Taft HS, adopted instructional materials for the 2015-2016 school year, and appointed two campus administrators.

March 25, 2015

It can be a lonely world for a child who is too sick to attend school.  Rawlinson MS student Mason Taylor experienced this when he was diagnosed with a life-altering illness and became a homebound student.  But, now a robot based at the school helps Mason interact with his teachers and classmates from home.  Click here to learn more about how NISD is bringing the classroom to the homes of some of our students.

March 23, 2015

You know it is almost Fiesta time when groups start showing off their medals (or shoes!) and NISD has quite a few medals available for purchase this year. 

March 20, 2015

Almost 51,000 elementary students across Northside ISD, and thousands more across the city of San Antonio, were inspired by local heroes during “Heroes for Health Day,” a collaborative effort across the county to stress the importance of health and fitness for children.

March 19, 2015

It’s been a pretty exciting year for Hobby Middle School seventh graders Anthony Holmes and Kalista Ybarra and sixth graders Madelyn Hickman and Jacob Rubio. In January, their science experiment “Crystal Formation” went to space. Now they’re taking the results to the White House Science Fair. The four will be honored guests Monday, March 23 at the 5th annual White House Science Fair hosted by President Obama.

March 16, 2015

While four Northside ISD Trustee places are up for election, only one incumbent drew a challenger. NISD Trustees are elected to four-year terms. 

March 6, 2015

In a first of its kind event, middle school students will host the 2015 San Antonio Mayoral Candidate Forum from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 at Hector Garcia Middle School. The event is open to the public and will also be live webcast at www.nisd.net/live. Overflow parking will be at Beard Elementary School (8725 Sonoma Parkway) with shuttles running continuously from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

March 5, 2015

Students across Northside ISD are participating in hands on activities at various events including Western Day at Allen ES, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show & Sale, and a drum café extravaganza at Zachry MS.  Click here to watch the highlights.

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