More than half of the funding proposed in School Bond 2014, fifty five percent, would be used to be pay for improvements to existing Northside schools. More than half of Northside’s schools are more than 20 years old and some were built as early as the 1950s and 1960s.
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.
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.
Northside continues to grow by over 2,000 students every year. That’s two to three classrooms a week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
This week is School Breakfast Week and Northside is celebrating by inviting students to “Rise and Shine Texas Style!”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.