A Clark HS athlete is making strides with his shot put with the help of a special chair made just for him. The new “throwing chair” was built by fellow students in teacher Mark Halloran’s welding class. Custom made chairs like this one usually carry a hefty price tag. The chair helps sophomore Samuel Derousse reach a height and comfort level needed to improve his game.
More than 450 employees are being honored this week for almost 10,000 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.
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.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 13 NISD campuses in May.
Carol Hudson, a kindergarten teacher at Brauchle Elementary School, was named a winner of the 2016 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,400 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 69 neighborhood elementary schools for next year. Registration starts Monday, May 2.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved 211 additional campus staff to accommodate growth and the opening of Cole and Fields elementary schools; named “Kallison Ranch area #2” elementary school; and appointed the principal of Harlan HS which opens in 2017.
What started out as a class project for Holmes HS students enrolled in an auto collision repair class turned into a lesson about community service. The students rebuilt a van, and then partnered with a non-profit agency to donate the vehicle to a family in need.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 at North Transportation Station, 6323 Hausman W.
Students at Glenoaks ES have been learning about the Pillar of Caring recently. They are learning that caring for one another and caring about the environment goes hand-in-hand.
Twenty years ago, at the first Solar Car Races, fewer than 30 students competed with their solar car creations in the parking lot of the Northside Activity Center.
Eight Northside high schools are ranked among the top schools in the state and country in the latest rankings from The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report.
Check out the latest interviews on Northside Speaks to hear Northside ISD experts talk about interesting topics and activities in the District.
As the current school year starts to wind down, it is time to start staffing schools for next year. Northside ISD expects to hire between 500 and 600 teachers to replace retiring teachers and meet growth demands.
Like many of you, I read Daniel Pink’s newest book “Drive” with great interest. Pink is a bestselling author of business-focused books and “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” is particularly well done. You may have also seen the TED Talk on this topic. Pink looks at the science of human motivation.
The Learning Tree after-school enrichment program is offered at all Northside ISD elementary and middle schools providing students a safe, supervised environment with academic, social, and recreational opportunities. In the 2015-2016 school year, the District-operated after-school program serves more than 6.800 students at 95 schools.
Northwest Crossing ES and Warren HS are champions in the 2016 Silver and Black Give Back Team Up Challenge and each received $20,000 to continue their community service projects.
The 47th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is scheduled for April 25 through April 29 at Gustafson Stadium.
April 15 is the early bird deadline to sign up for the annual Northside Education Foundation (NEF) NEF Run/Walk & Family Wellness Fair slated for Saturday, May 7.
Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 30.
Warren High School and Northwest Crossing Elementary School are champions in the 2016 Silver and Black Give Back Team Up Challenge and each received $20,000 to continue their community service projects.
Third through fifth grade girls at Beard ES are training to run in a 5K as part of a program by the Girls on the Run of Bexar County.
As Texas works toward implementation of an “A-F” rating system for its districts and schools, a new report is out that, ironically, grades the 50 states on several aspects of funding public schools.
April marks the nation’s Month of the Military Child. As a way to honor military youth affected by deployment, school district employees and students across the state are encouraged to wear purple on Friday, April 15, as part of “Purple Up! for Military Kids.”
The Northside Swim Center continues to make a big splash in the world of swimming and diving competitions when approximately 330 champion divers from across the country compete next week. On April 6-10, Northside School District’s world-class facility will host the USA Diving Synchronized National Championships.