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May 18, 2016

Northside ISD recently celebrated the 47th Annual Special Olympics Track and Field Meet.  The week-long festivities honored elementary, middle, and high school athletes with special needs as they competed in various events. Click here to see the highlights of the athletes on opening day.

May 17, 2016

When the bell rings on June 2, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.

May 17, 2016

Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and 3D printers. Northside schools are integrating technology in unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses

May 13, 2016

The San Antonio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) named Bobby Blount the winner of the inaugural Public Relations Champion Del Oro Award for his leadership role in launching the highly successful Go Public Campaign and tirelessly advocating for public education throughout the city, state, and nation.

May 12, 2016

As the current school year starts to wind down, it is time to start staffing schools for next year. Northside ISD expects to hire between 500 and 600 teachers to replace retiring teachers and meet growth demands.

May 12, 2016

Data from the U.S. Census puts three Texas cities – Austin, Houston and San Antonio – in the top five fastest growing cities in the U.S. And, Fort Worth and Dallas aren’t far behind, ranking among the top ten.

May 11, 2016

Holmes High School Career featured the various career and technology programs offered on campus at a special Career and Technology Showcase.  

May 9, 2016

Check out the latest interviews on Northside Speaks as NISD experts talk about interesting topics and activities in the District.

May 8, 2016

Carol Hudson, a kindergarten teacher at Brauchle Elementary School, was named a winner of the 2016 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

May 7, 2016

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 4, 2016

A Clark HS athlete is making strides with his shot put with the help of a special chair made just for him.  The new “throwing chair” was built by fellow students in teacher Mark Halloran’s welding class. Custom made chairs like this one usually carry a hefty price tag. The chair helps sophomore Samuel Derousse reach a height and comfort level needed to improve his game.

May 3, 2016

More than 450 employees are being honored this week for almost 10,000 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.

May 2, 2016

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 13 NISD campuses in May. 

April 29, 2016

Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,400 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 69 neighborhood elementary schools for next year. Registration starts Monday, May 2.

April 27, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved 211 additional campus staff to accommodate growth and the opening of Cole and Fields elementary schools; named “Kallison Ranch area #2” elementary school; and appointed the principal of Harlan HS which opens in 2017.

April 27, 2016

What started out as a class project for Holmes HS students enrolled in an auto collision repair class turned into a lesson about community service.  The students rebuilt a van, and then partnered with a non-profit agency to donate the vehicle to a family in need. 

April 25, 2016

Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 at North Transportation Station, 6323 Hausman W.

April 20, 2016

Students at Glenoaks ES have been learning about the Pillar of Caring recently. They are learning that caring for one another and caring about the environment goes hand-in-hand. 

April 19, 2016

Twenty years ago, at the first Solar Car Races, fewer than 30 students competed with their solar car creations in the parking lot of the Northside Activity Center. 

April 18, 2016

Eight Northside high schools are ranked among the top schools in the state and country in the latest rankings from The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report

April 15, 2016

Check out the latest interviews on Northside Speaks to hear Northside ISD experts talk about interesting topics and activities in the District.

April 13, 2016

Like many of you, I read Daniel Pink’s newest book “Drive” with great interest. Pink is a bestselling author of business-focused books and “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” is particularly well done. You may have also seen the TED Talk on this topic. Pink looks at the science of human motivation. 

April 13, 2016

The Learning Tree after-school enrichment program is offered at all Northside ISD elementary and middle schools providing students a safe, supervised environment with academic, social, and recreational opportunities. In the 2015-2016 school year, the District-operated after-school program serves more than 6.800 students at 95 schools.

April 13, 2016

Northwest Crossing ES and Warren HS are champions in the 2016 Silver and Black Give Back Team Up Challenge and each received $20,000 to continue their community service projects.

April 12, 2016

The 47th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is scheduled for April 25 through April 29 at Gustafson Stadium.

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