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Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists or Commended Scholars, scholar finalists in the 2013-14 National Hispanic Recognition Program, and National Achievement Scholar semifinalists.
January is designated School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Northside ISD is joining other districts across the state to gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions that elected Board of Trustees make to their communities.
More than 600 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Mark Wood, a string master and founding member of the internationally- acclaimed Trans Siberian Orchestra. On Jan. 17 and 18, students will participate in Woods’ innovative program “Electrify Your Strings (EYS),” an intensive rock and roll workshop for school music education departments that boosts student self-esteem and motivation.
Parents of special needs students in PPCD through 12th grade are invited to attend a meeting to discuss transitional planning for their child while in elementary, middle, and high school. The meeting will be held at Driggers Elementary School on Monday, Jan. 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
NISD is seeking public input regarding the selection of instructional materials (textbooks, etc.) being considered for use during the 2014-15 school year.
Denton Guyer High School defeated Brennan High School 31-14 to win the 4A Division 1 State Championship Dec. 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The District has been notified that Methodist Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield have completed a new two-year agreement. All employees who are insured with BCBSTX as of 1/1/14 will have in-network coverage at Methodist Hospital facilities.
Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2014 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 7 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
The undefeated Brennan Bears will play Denton Guyer in the 4A Division 1 state finals Friday (Dec. 20) at 8 p.m. at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed several campus administrators, amended the Cafeteria Plan to allow Flexible Spending Account rollovers, and approved the attendance boundary for NISD's newest elementary school, Ellison ES.
Students and schools are showing their caring spirit during this holiday season. Here are a few examples of how they are caring for others and showing the true meaning of the season.
The undefeated Brennan Bears beat Leander Rouse, 30 to 7, to advance to the State 4A Semifinals. They will play next Friday (Dec. 13) at 7:30 pm at Reliant Stadium in Houston against Houston Stratford.
NISD will hold its sixth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Brennan High School. The event kicks off the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.
The Northside ISD Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for a name for its newest elementary school scheduled to open in 2015.
Northside ISD is looking for additional substitute teachers and substitute instructional assistants.
NISD just received confirmation from the Alamodome regarding the 2014 graduation dates and times. The District will hold 12 graduation ceremonies in June 2014, ten of which are held at the Alamodome. To view the complete schedule, click here.
Hundreds of fine arts students will be featured in a variety of holiday concerts and performances at elementary, middle, and high school campuses throughout Northside ISD.
From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25 through Tuesday, Nov. 26, interested parents and students can stop by CaféCollege for “No Pie ‘Til you Apply” to receive one-on-one assistance completing college and/or scholarship applications and essays, and “Essay Writing” and “Scholarship Scoop” workshops.
Brennan High School (12-0) will play Victoria West (9-3) on Saturday, Nov. 30 beginning at 2 pm at Heroes Stadium. Brennan tickets will be on sale at Brennan High School Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 25-26) from 10 am until noon. Pre-sale tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the gate are $8. All tickets for Brennan are general admission.
Brandeis, Brennan, O'Connor, and Warren high schools are headed to the second round of the football playoffs Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. Each team won their bi-district playoff games this past weekend.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill more than 30 positions for food service workers in the Child Nutrition Department. The Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Child Nutrition Warehouse located at 7520 Mainland Drive.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed the Principal of Dr. Joe Bernal Middle School and appointed the Assistant Superintendent for Budget and Finance and the Director of Employee Relations.
Here’s a roundup of Veterans Day activities at several Northside schools and departments.
Five Northside high school football teams are headed to the playoffs this Thursday and Friday in the first round of competition.