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October 29, 2010

The percentage of students failing core courses in math, science, social studies, and English has dropped dramatically-double digits in many cases-from the 2005-06 school year compared to 2009-10.

October 28, 2010

Northside ISD teachers and students were featured prominently at the Texas Foreign Language Association conference, held in San Antonio last weekend.

October 28, 2010

The performance is being called "Thrill for a Mill" with donations of canned goods being solicited for the San Antonio Food Bank.

October 22, 2010

Representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from across the nation will meet with thousands of NISD students.

October 22, 2010

The D.A.T.E. program rewards teachers in schools that enroll high numbers of economically disadvantaged students who perform well on standardized tests.

October 15, 2010

Daniel Leija, a fifth grade teacher at Esparza Elementary School, is the 2011 Texas Teacher of the Year!

October 8, 2010

This family-oriented event includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.

October 1, 2010

Northside ISD will observe the week of Oct. 4-8 with several initiatives that will educate middle and high school students about the importance of higher education.

September 24, 2010

The ExCEL Award, which recognizes outstanding teachers in the greater San Antonio area, also comes with a $1,000 check from the San Antonio Federal Credit Union.

September 17, 2010

Northside ISD has launched a new online system for parents to make prepayments for their child's school cafeteria meals.

September 10, 2010

Two educators, an engineer, a governor, and a U.S. Supreme Court Justice will be honored as the namesakes for Northside ISD's five newest schools.

September 3, 2010

It was a total surprise for Robert Harris when his name was announced as the recipient of the 2010 Innovator of the Year award.

August 27, 2010

He was first selected as Region 20's Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year, and then advanced to the state-level competition with other selected Region nominees.

August 27, 2010

The roster of 2010 Pillars include a fairly recent graduate who started his own successful business at the age of 17, a Special Olympian, a recent Olympic Gold Medalist, a police commander, a federal prosecutor, and a lifestyle trainer/radio-TV show host.

August 26, 2010

NISD is the fourth largest in Texas. Only Houston ISD, Dallas ISD and Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (Houston area) are larger.

August 25, 2010

Tax rate to support the budget is 1.7 cents lower than projected
In addition to funding the operations of over 100 schools and 13,000 employees, the $1.234 billion budget will fund the opening of five new schools and 494 new staff positions.

August 13, 2010

Once again Northside ISD is enforcing its "No Shots, No School" policy.

August 12, 2010

Over 70 local and state agencies will participating in this resource fair.

August 11, 2010

Daniel Leija, a fifth grade teacher at Esparza Elementary School, was recently selected as Region 20's Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.

August 9, 2010

He also now advances as a candidate for the national-level Presidential Award.

August 6, 2010

Parents must provide good phone number
Northside ISD is launching a new notification system called School Messenger this month that will communicate directly with its 94,000+ students and their parents as well as 13,000 employees quickly via a phone call.

August 2, 2010

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 must apply every school year for the meal program.

July 30, 2010

Northside ISD has been named a Texas Recognized District for the third year in a row by the Texas Education Agency.

July 26, 2010

Public performance slated for July 30 to showcase talent
Students are learning dance choreography for the upcoming performance of "I Am Who I Was Born to BE" to be held Friday, July 30 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Clark auditorium.

July 23, 2010

When Martin Elementary School opens next month, it will claim at least two firsts. Martin will become the first NISD elementary school to be built inside Loop 410 since 1980 and it also will be the first officially "Green" Northside school.

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