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September 25, 2014

The Northside Education Foundation (NEF) is the top ranking educational foundation in Bexar County and among the top 25 in the nation, according to a national study ranking K-12 education foundations.

September 24, 2014

Northside ISD is holding a job fair to fill positions for food service workers, food service manager trainees, head custodians, assistant head custodians, and custodians. The fair will be held Friday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

September 24, 2014

Northside ISD is holding two Transportation Job Fairs for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 and Thursday, Oct. 30, both at Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.

September 24, 2014

Northside Story Fest will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Marshall High School, 8000 Lobo Lane. 

September 23, 2014

NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 0.41 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.

September 23, 2014

Dave Gannon, a longtime volunteer and mentor at NISD schools, was honored as a Hero for Children by the State Board of Education (SBOE).

September 17, 2014

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, Sept. 27.

September 17, 2014

This year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) is celebrating its 20th anniversary and they hope to raise funds for more grants for staff. Consider participating in the NEF Employee Pledge Drive that is now underway and ends Oct. 3. To watch the NEF Pledge Drive video, click here.

September 16, 2014

It’s hard to imagine a teacher being speechless, but that’s how Rawlinson Middle School history teacher Jennifer Vasquez said she felt when she was surprised at an 8th grade assembly with the ExCEL award.

September 15, 2014

The Healthy Start: Food, Fitness and Fun project is in full swing in Northside schools, thanks to a $2.6 million federal grant. NISD is in the third year of this grant with students getting fit while having fun. 

September 11, 2014

Celebrating its 20th year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) will recognize six outstanding NISD graduates as Pillars of Character at its annual gala. These six outstanding graduates include an elected official, a singer/songwriter, an optometrist, a businessman, a doctor/professor, and an architect.  

September 10, 2014

It’s been a great start to the school year for Northside students, parents, and educators as they settle into their new school year schedules. That seems to be especially true for all involved with NISD’s two newest schools: Ellison Elementary School and Bernal Middle School.  Click here for a look back at the principals of those schools as they started preparing for their inaugural year!

September 3, 2014

Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold their 10th annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13.

September 3, 2014

Northside ISD trustees approved an all-funds budget of $1.22 billion for the 2014-2015 school year, and they also approved a zero-increase tax rate to support the budget. 

September 3, 2014

When it comes to music and dance, there does not seem to be any language barriers, including for the hearing impaired.  Members of the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company are proving that through an annual summer dance camp held at NISD. This week’s featured video tells about this special camp designed for middle and high school students that brings music and deaf dancers together for an emotional and inspirational performance. 

August 29, 2014

Students who still need updated immunizations have two more opportunities to visit mobile clinics in Northside.

August 27, 2014

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 50 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. 

August 27, 2014

Around 103,000 students and 7,000 teachers headed back to the classroom when 116 schools re-opened this week, and joining the District are two new schools, Bonnie Ellison Elementary School and Dr. Joe J. Bernal Middle School. Click here to see a video featuring some of the sights and sounds at Northside ISD’s newest schools on the first day of classes.

August 25, 2014

What child hasn’t dreamed of going to outer space at one time or another? Well, for some students from Hobby Middle School that dream will come true when an experiment that they worked on last school year is placed aboard the International Space Station sometime in mid-to late October.  

August 24, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, Northside ISD can claim a Region 20 Teacher of the Year. The 2015 Region 20 Elementary Teacher of the Year is Gina Reina, a gifted and talented teacher at Wanke Elementary School.

August 15, 2014

Registration for Northside ISD’s Learning Tree after-school care program is ongoing at 81 neighborhood schools including all elementary schools and six middle schools.

August 14, 2014

Thirty-nine thousand students at 49 Northside ISD schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this coming school year thanks to the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act which will provide the financial support needed, according to Dr. Brian T. Woods, superintendent.

August 14, 2014

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. In addition, foster children who are the legal responsibility of a welfare agency or court may also be eligible for benefits regardless of the income of the household.

August 12, 2014

While one-on-one communication is the best, in a District as large as Northside ISD it is sometimes difficult. Because we want our parents to stay informed, NISD has several ways that parents and other interested citizens can stay informed about the successes and challenges of San Antonio’s premier school district, as well as news about their children’s schools.

August 11, 2014

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 19, 2014 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

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