Bright and early Wednesday morning, Anthony Jarrett, Principal of Marshall High School, settled down in his seat in the auditorium at Brennan High School, prepared to listen to the Superintendent talk to all the District’s administrators about the upcoming school year. Little did he know that he would be surprised before 650 of his peers when former Superintendent Ed Rawlinson announced that he was the recipient of the 2014 Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year award.
Education Service Center, Region 20 has named the Northside ISD Board of Trustees the 2014 Region 20 Honor Board. (Region 20 encompasses 17 Central Texas counties and 52 school districts.) The NISD Board now advances to the Texas Outstanding School Board competition.
School districts across Bexar County have united behind a campaign to emphasize the benefits of traditional public education. Their efforts were recognized by the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) who presented the “Bright Idea” award to the 15 Bexar County school districts for their “Go Public” campaign, a multi-faceted public information and awareness campaign.
The start of the next school year is August 25, so now is the time to start planning. To find out the answer to such questions as what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school, visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website.
So You Think You Can Dance is a popular reality television show, but the reality of watching the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company perform is truly show-stopping. The Company’s public performance is Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m. in the Marshall High School Auditorium, 8000 Lobo Lane. Admission is free but donations are accepted.
Pascual Gonzalez, Executive Director of Communications for Northside ISD, is the recipient of the Texas School Public Relations Association’s (TSPRA) 2014 Key Communicator Award.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at McClung Transportation Station, 14173 Old FM 471.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.
Northside ISD, in partnership with the San Antonio Sports’ Fit Family Challenge, is encouraging families to get moving this summer and exercise together. To help with this, NISD is offering FREE Zumba and Kid Fit classes each week throughout the summer at Linton Elementary School, located at 2103 Oakhill.
Northside ISD rejects a recently published Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts report that incorrectly concludes there is wasteful spending in school construction by unfairly comparing school construction costs in different parts of Texas.
It might be summer but school zones are in effect through the beginning of August, although the times are slightly altered. All Northside ISD campuses are used for either summer school programs or as drop off/pick up sites for students.
Campus nurses are busy this summer calling more than 5,000 students who may be delinquent in updating their vaccines due to an increase in shots required at various grade levels.
The Rising Stars Theatre Camp is presenting Alice in Wonderland Jr. in a free public performance on Tuesday, July 1 at 2 p.m. in the Jay High School auditorium, 7611 Marbach Road.
At the June 17 Board Meeting, Northside ISD Trustees approved a $20.9 million compensation package that will provide salary increases for more than 14,000 employees. The raise includes a three percent increase for all employees effective the new school year.
To comply with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will offer free meals to children from June 10-July 10 (Monday through Thursday). Last summer, NISD served more than 75,000 meals in one month. This year, free meals are available at 16 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.
Northside ISD is holding a Custodial Job Fair to fill more than 75 positions for custodians, assistant head custodians, and head custodians.
Northside ISD offers free, half-day pre-kindergarten for eligible four-year-old students in their neighborhood schools. There are over 2,800 pre-kindergarten students projected for next school year.
Graduations will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.
Summer School is a time to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead. NISD offers a wide variety of courses, from classes to allow students to take more advanced and varied courses during the regular school year; classes needed for remediation; enrichment courses and campus that allow students to explore and have fun while learning something new.
Starting with the 2014-15 school year, all 7,000+ Northside ISD juniors will have the opportunity to take the college entrance SAT exam, as well as have access to online prep programs – all at no cost to the students and parents.
Northside ISD recognized hundreds of campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.
The Northside Education Foundation will turn 20 this coming school year, and in preparation the organization partnered with the NISD Fine Arts Department and sponsor Security Service Federal Credit Union (SSFCU), to hold a student art contest for a 20th anniversary logo design.
Starting this week and next, approximately 6,300 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencement ceremonies being held for all comprehensive high schools, Health Careers High School, and the Reddix Center.
The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is hosting a Job Fair to fill 100 youth leader positions. The job fair will be held Friday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, Building C, 6632 Bandera Road.