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July 28, 2014

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.

July 28, 2014

While one-on-one communication is the best, in a District as large as Northside ISD it is sometimes difficult. Because we want our parents to stay informed, NISD has several ways that parents and other interested citizens can stay informed about the successes and challenges of San Antonio’s premier school district, as well as news about their children’s schools.

July 24, 2014

More than 5,000 students still need updated immunizations before the start of the school year. Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2014-15 school year begins on Aug. 25.

July 23, 2014

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. 

July 23, 2014

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.

July 23, 2014

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. 

July 23, 2014

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. 

July 18, 2014

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.

July 16, 2014

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. 

July 11, 2014

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.

July 9, 2014

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.

June 30, 2014

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.  

June 24, 2014

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. 

June 24, 2014

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. 

June 18, 2014

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. 

June 18, 2014

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.

June 17, 2014

The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill youth leader and site leader positions. Applicants must complete the online application for each position and interviews will take place through the end of August.

June 16, 2014

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.

June 13, 2014

Northside ISD is holding a Custodial Job Fair to fill more than 75 positions for custodians, assistant head custodians, and head custodians.

June 9, 2014

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.

June 3, 2014

Graduations will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

June 1, 2014

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.

May 30, 2014

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.

May 27, 2014

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.

May 26, 2014

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.

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