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August 12, 2011

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7:00 PM, August 23, 2011 in the Board Room, Central Administration Office Building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, Texas 78238. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the school district’s budget that will determine the tax rate that will be adopted. Public participation in the discussion is invited.

August 12, 2011

Northside ISD is enforcing its "No Shots, No School" policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on their immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2011-12 school year begins Aug. 22.

August 10, 2011

As Northside ISD gets ready to fire up the air conditioning chillers and turn on the lights in 112 schools, the possibility of rolling electrical brownouts in neighborhoods throughout San Antonio presents real problems. NISD and other school districts met with CPS Energy recently to talk about the brownouts and their impact on schools.

August 5, 2011

Contrary to recent media reports, Northside ISD campus accountability ratings actually improved from 2010 to 2011.

August 4, 2011

Northside ISD and Bexar County joined together Thursday morning to break ground for the construction of the Northside Swim Center at the Farris Athletic Complex.

August 3, 2011

Northside ISD’s newest elementary schools are ready to open Aug. 22, when more than 97,000 students in the District head back to school.

August 3, 2011

Because of the extreme heat, parents and students should review the University Interscholastic League Hydration Recommendations on what and when to drink.

August 3, 2011

Northside School District will again participate in the National School Lunch Program which provides free and reduced-price meals for students from households with qualifying incomes. Households interested must apply every school year for the meal program.

August 3, 2011

Northside School District will again participate in the National School Lunch Program which provides free and reduced-price meals for students from households with qualifying incomes. Households interested must apply every school year for the meal program.

July 29, 2011

For the fourth consecutive year, and the seventh time out of the last nine years, Northside ISD is a Texas Education Agency“Recognized” school district, according to the Accountability Report issued by TEA on Friday, July 29, 2011.

July 22, 2011

Wondering when bus schedules are announced, what supplies your child needs, or where to register your child for school? All those questions and more are answered on Northside ISD’s Back to School website.

July 15, 2011

Northside ISD is enforcing its "No Shots, No School" policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on their immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2011-12 school year begins Aug. 22.

July 14, 2011

Northside ISD's Child Nutrition Department currently is seeking both full-time and part-time food service workers.

July 8, 2011

More students are graduating from Northside ISD high schools than ever before.

July 1, 2011

Northside ISD will hold registration for pre-kindergarten from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11-14 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road. Click here for specific school schedule.

June 24, 2011

Trustees from all the school districts in Bexar County joined together to produce a go-to resource for local education history and statistics.

June 23, 2011

Northside ISD Superintendent John Folks has been selected as the regional Superintendent of the Year in the annual competition sponsored by the Texas School Boards Association.

June 10, 2011

Graduation ceremonies have begun, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

June 3, 2011

Effective July 2011, there is a new Federal Requirement to raise student paid pricing. In complying with this mandate, NISD will raise student paid pricing by the smallest increase allowed, $.05 cents per student lunch meal. This is a requirement of Federal Law; NISD did not want to increase pricing.

May 31, 2011

Bennie Cole, the first new NISD Trustee since 2005, was sworn into office Tuesday night. Cole replaces District 2 Trustee Annie Holmes, who decided not to run for re-election after serving two terms on the Board.

May 27, 2011

When the last bell for the 2010-11 school year rings on June 2, classes may be over, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. Summer School is a time to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead

May 13, 2011

When Bobby Wood began working for Northside ISD, district enrollment was just 5,500, Murray Boone was superintendent, and John F. Kennedy had just been elected president.

May 10, 2011

If you've been watching television lately, you've seen a couple of very prominent Texans making a stand for public education. Tommy Lee Jones, actor; Ed Whitacre, former CEO of General Motors and AT&T; and Spurs players Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have all filmed commercials for Raise Your Hand Texas, a nonprofit organization that advocates for public education.

May 10, 2011

The votes are in and students who will attend Lieck (prounounced Leek) Elementary School when it opens in August 2011 have selected a school mascot and school colors.

May 9, 2011

Linda Kelly, a chemistry teacher at Marshall High School, was named a winner of the 2011 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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