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August 5, 2013

Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2013-14 school year begins on Aug. 26. 

August 5, 2013

For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 9 through August 11.

August 1, 2013

Landa Rodgers, NISD’s Programming and Development coordinator, wondered why her supervisor was so worried about her having jury duty the day before, but soon realized why when her name was called as Northside ISD’s 2013 Innovator of the Year during a surprise announcement at the opening session of the District’s annual Administrator Institute on July 31. 

July 29, 2013

Northside ISD is accepting applications for food service workers and manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. More than 100 positions are available.

July 26, 2013

So You Think You Can Dance is a popular reality television show, but the reality of watching the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company perform is truly show-stopping. The Company’s public performance is Friday, August 2 at 7 p.m. in the Warren High School Auditorium, 9411 Military Drive W.

July 24, 2013

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 300 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, maintenance workers and Aquatics positions.

July 24, 2013
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointment of several campus administrators including the Principals of Construction Careers Academy and Health Careers High School; and approved the use of School Bond 2010 savings to build a new elementary school and a new district competition gym.
 
July 22, 2013

Starting with the 2012-2013 school year, over 50,000 elementary-aged students in Northside began benefitting in a collaborative effort between the Health and Physical Education Department, Child Nutrition Department, and the Learning Tree After-School program thanks to a three-year $2.6 million Federal Carol M. White Physical Education Program grant. 

July 18, 2013

You’ve probably seen the Energy Star label on household appliances like washing machines and dishwashers, but it can also apply to schools. Martin Elementary School and Warren High School are the first schools in Northside, and the first schools in a San Antonio-area school district, to earn the Energy Star label.

July 17, 2013

The Northside ISD Police Department is hiring police officers for both campus and patrol divisions. Benefits include a competitive starting salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement contribution to TRS, paid training, and opportunities for advancement within the department.

July 16, 2013

Northside ISD is looking for bus drivers. Starting pay is $11.97 per hour, and 32 hours per week are guaranteed. 

July 16, 2013

The elementary menu and the middle/high schools menu for the 2013-2014 school year have been announced. Prices are $1 for breakfast and $2 for lunch at the elementary level and $1.00 for breakfast and $2.25 for lunch at the secondary level.

July 16, 2013

A new GED test series is coming January 1, 2014, and those who haven’t finished all tests under the old GED series will have to start all over again.  Incomplete or insufficient GED scores from the old 2002 series will no longer be valid after December 31, 2013.

July 12, 2013

More than 21 Texas school districts, including Northside ISD, will hire thousands of teachers at a regional teacher job fair.

July 10, 2013

The Northside Police Department is partnering with the San Antonio Police Department and Bexar County Sheriff’s Office to offer free vehicle window etching to the public.

July 10, 2013

Parents and community members might have noticed a new, uniform look to campus websites.  A new design makes it easier to navigate and locate important campus information.

July 8, 2013

It might be summer but many school zones continue to be in effect through the beginning of August.

July 2, 2013

 Two new voter-approved Northside ISD athletics facilities were officially dedicated in June- the Northside Swim Center and Tennis Center. Both facilities are available for use by the community.

July 1, 2013

Northside ISD offers free, half-day pre-kindergarten for eligible four-year-old students in their neighborhood schools. About 2,900 pre-kindergarten students are projected for the 2013-2014 school year.

June 26, 2013

Northside ISD Trustees approved an increase of $1,585 for all teachers, nurses, librarians and speech pathologists (around 7,000 employees) as well as a 3.9 percent average pay raise for all other employees effective the new school year.

June 26, 2013

Northside ISD will add 777 new positions for the 2013-2014 school year after Trustees approved both a Growth and Improvement budget and a Restoration Funds budget that will restore some of the education funding cuts made by the state two years ago. Additionally, the restored funds will allow for a reduction in class sizes.

June 26, 2013

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointment of several campus administrators and the Director of Bilingual and ESL Education; approved ‘Restoration Funds’ that will alleviate crowded classrooms-  a return to the 22 students per teacher (22 to 1) standard ratio for kinder through fourth grade classes and the addition of two to ten new teachers at all secondary schools;  and recognized two Behlau ES staff members for their quick response to a campus fire.

June 26, 2013

Northside ISD will open three new schools when classes resume on Aug. 26.  Kay Franklin and Dr. Sara McAndrew elementary schools, and Dr. John Folks Middle School will join the 112 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district.  Their new logos are joining the NISD family of school mascots.    More than 101,000 students are expected to enroll for the 2013-14 school year.

June 19, 2013

The Northside ISD Learning Tree After School Program is hosting a Job Fair to fill 100 youth leader positions. The job fair will be held Thursday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

June 17, 2013

Eighth grade gifted and talented students from Stinson Middle School have been working to raise cancer awareness in the community.  As part of their class study of the different types of cancer and treatments, students created 6 public service announcements (PSAs) and hosted a fundraiser for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s South Central Texas chapter. Now that the PSAs are posted on YouTube, their cancer awareness efforts have gone global.

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