At the June 16 School Board Meeting, Northside ISD Trustees approved a $21.4 million compensation package that will provide salary increases for more than 14,000 employees. The raise includes a 3 percent increase for most employees, but transportation, custodial, and child nutrition workers will see a larger increase. Raises are effective for the new school year.
Karen Avila, assistant principal at Vale Middle School, is the Region 20 Outstanding Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year.
The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 75 part-time youth leader positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 18 at 6632 Bandera Road, Building F.
School may be out for this school year, but the learning never ends. Summer School is a time to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead. High school registration is held on June 10 and 11 depending upon your home campus. For the schedule, click here.
Nine Northside students will compete at the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland June 14-18.
“Eagle eyes is on duty.” As James Bluhm hands out test papers to his economics students at Jay High School, he reminds them that he’s always watching. And for the last 50 years in Northside, he has truly seen a lot of students come and go from his classroom.
Approximately 6,400 seniors, who received a combined total of $93 million in college scholarships, will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools and the Reddix Center. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet. Just click on the link on the front page of the NISD website on the days and times listed below to watch any of the graduations.
Graduation ceremonies will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.
Two NISD students won medals at two international science fair competitions last month.
The Northside Learning Tree after school program is expanding to all district middle schools for the 2015-16 school year. Club LT is an extension of the Northside’s Learning Tree after school enrichment program that is available to all NISD elementary schools, although the program differs in its design to meet the needs of older students. Learn more about this program by clicking here.
If you see Marshall High School junior Rana Altayawi intently texting on her cell phone, she could be writing a paper instead of casually chatting with friends.
Culinary Arts Students at Warren High School are doing a whole lot more than just cooking. They are learning how to work in a restaurant-style kitchen while working as a team. Click here to learn what is cooking in the kitchen at Warren HS.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: two new Trustees took oath of office, as did two reelected Trustees, reorganized Board officer positions, and appointed new principals.
It’s time to get a jump start on immunization requirements for the 2015-2016 school year. University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to immunize their children, with a mobile clinic that will visit middle school campuses in May and June.
Students enrolled in the dual language program at Stinson Middle School are ahead of the game when it comes to earning high school credits. Some of them are also well on their way to earning college credit.
Vale MS students received hands-on experience with a robot that they helped name.
Seniors at Northside ISD’s Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers over the past several months- designing and building three homes from shipping containers.
The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 70 part-time youth leader positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15 at 6632 Bandera Road, Building F.
Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and flipped classrooms. 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.
Northside ISD is hiring 85 bus drivers. Positions are available with full District benefits at a variety of geographic locations within Northside.
Despite cloudy skies, the 19th Texas Solar Race Car Event went on with battery-powered assistance on May 16 at Gustafson Stadium.
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.
This week’s Video of the Week features Principal Debra Piñon who will serve as the first principal for the District’s 75th elementary school, Herbert G. Boldt ES, opening in August 2015.
Original artwork from hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students will be showcased at Northside’s annual ArtFest May 8 and May 9 at Paul Taylor Field House, 7001 Culebra Road.
More than 1,400 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.