Save the Date! NISD is hosting College Night at the UTSA Recreation Center (1604 Campus) from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, November 3, 2014. This is your opportunity to speak with different college represenatives and start your journey to college. For more information, see the school counselor. [Read more]
NAHS celebrates Teen Read Week™ with the theme Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library!
NAHS will celebrate Teen Read Week (October 12-18, 2014) encouraging teens around the area to read for the fun of it. Thousands of libraries, schools and bookstores across the country will hold similar events centered on this year’s theme, Turn Dreams into Reality @ your library.
This Wednesday, October 15th, all sophomores and juniors will the PSAT , which is a four-hour timed test. The PSAT assesses reading, math, and writing skills; provides excellent practice for the SAT; and connects students to scholarships and personalized online tools. The PSAT/NMSQT and the SAT have the same format and evaluate the same skills. PSAT/NMSQT students also get a custom SAT study plan based on their results.After the test, students receive feedback on how ready they are for college and access to tools that help them improve.
NAHS is pleased to recognize Deborah Sanders for all of her hard work and dedication in helping our students exceed in Reading. Ms. Sanders works with students enrolled in Acheive3000, a program focusing on 100% nonfiction texts differentiated to 12 lexile levels with an emphasis on academics, vocabulary, critical thinking, and STEM. With Ms. Sanders commitment to her students and her diligence with implementing the program with fidelity, her students logged more than 97 program hours and completed more than 120 writing assignments. Students working with Ms. Sanders gained 67 points from their initial assessment to their final assessment. This exceeded the average gain seen across the district. Way to go Ms. Sanders!