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March 26, 2014

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items- approved Summer School programs and Summer High School Principal, adopted instructional materials for the 2014-2015 school year, and appointed an assistant principal for Brandeis High School.

March 24, 2014

You know it is nearing Fiesta time when groups start showing off their medals (or shoes!) And NISD is starting to rack up a few medals of its own.

March 24, 2014

Northside continues to grow by over 2,000 students every year. That’s two to three classrooms a week.

March 18, 2014

Warren High School will host a “Student Aid San Antonio” Saturday event this Saturday, March 22, to help students and parents apply for college financial aid. The event is free and open to students from all NISD high schools.

March 17, 2014

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 200 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, custodians, and maintenance workers.

March 17, 2014

School Bond 2014, a proposal for $648.34 million, adds 409 new classrooms to manage continuing growth and renovates older schools to meet curriculum requirements and current standards. In fact, the majority of the proposal renovates existing, older neighborhood schools. 

March 14, 2014

Three first-year and three veteran teachers were named District Educators of the Year at special celebrations held annually to honor teachers who give 100 percent when it comes to improving the lives of children. In addition, Northside’s nominee for the 2014 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching was announced.

March 6, 2014

The Texas Department of Transportation is holding an open house to present proposed improvements to Loop 1604 between Potranco Road (FM 1957) and FM 471 (Culebra Road). 

March 5, 2014

Applications are now being accepted through May 30 for those three and four year olds who qualify to attend Head Start offered through the Family Service Association.

March 4, 2014

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 210 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2013-14 school year. These individuals will be recognized at special celebrations in their honor beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Brennan High School auditorium.

March 3, 2014

This week is School Breakfast Week and Northside is celebrating by inviting students to “Rise and Shine Texas Style!” 

February 27, 2014

The 46th annual NISD Special Olympics ceremonies scheduled for Monday and Tuesday have been canceled due to the cold weather. The remainder of the week continues as scheduled for March 5-7 at Gustafson Stadium.

February 26, 2014

The 2014 Northside Education Foundation (NEF) 5K Run/Walk and Family Wellness Fair, presented by AXA, takes place Saturday, March 29. In 2013, almost 5,000 participated, setting a record for NEF and the need to super-size from NISD's Dub Farris Stadium to SeaWorld. 

February 26, 2014

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the District’s 2015-2016 school calendar, approved the use of District High School Allotment funds to subsidize AP exams, recognized several award-winning teachers and administrators, appointed several campus administrators including the new principal at Blattman ES, and discussed a name for a new elementary school.

February 26, 2014

Mary Lagleder, a History teacher at Warren HS, is a finalist for the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, recognizing her as one of the best educators in Texas.

February 24, 2014

Fifty teams from across the state of Texas including Stevens and Warren high schools competed in the Texas Academic Decathlon (AcDec) this past weekend to a fanfare of well-wishers and supporters. With nine members per team, more than 450 students competed.

February 14, 2014

While the Olympics plays out on the world stage in Sochi, Russia, an Olympics-type event will be held in San Antonio on Feb. 21-22 as well. The event uses mental muscles and in the end, there will be a ceremony with high school students receiving the coveted gold, silver, or bronze medals.

February 12, 2014

The “LibraryPalooza, That Author Thing!” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Brandeis HS. The teen Author Fest will include authors Patrick Carman, Matt de la Péna, Helen Frost, Maureen Johnson, Kazu Kibuishi, and Polly Shulman

February 10, 2014

Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 170 positions for bus drivers. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.

February 6, 2014

The latest University Interscholastic League reclassifications and realignments were announced earlier this week, and for the first time, all 10 Northside high schools will now compete in the same district, 27-6A.

February 4, 2014

The Northside ISD Board of Trustees has been named a finalist for best school board in Texas in the 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program sponsored by H-E-B. 

February 4, 2014

Northside ISD has hundreds of school-business-community partnerships who help sustain and are the lifeblood of campus life.  They provide many services and resources that benefit the District’s faculty, staff and students, as well as their organizations.

February 3, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, the Northside School Museum Association is selling Fiesta medals. These limited-edition collectibles can be purchased at the Partnerships Office beginning Feb. 1.

February 3, 2014

Three words. As Galm Elementary School celebrated “No Name Calling Week” recently, counselor Janina Cleveland challenged students to come up with three words that would encourage others to put a stop to bullying behaviors. 

January 29, 2014

The NISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously (6-0) Tuesday night to call for a School Bond Election for $648.34 million following extensive study and consideration by the 250-member District-wide  2014 Citizens’ Bond Committee. 

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