In a bold move to better prepare students for studies beyond high school, the Northside ISD Board of Trustees approved $308,000 to pay for the SAT college entrance exam to be offered to all of NISD’s juniors. The test will be administered on Wednesday, April 15. A potential 7,000+ juniors would be tested.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill more than 100 positions for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.
For the past 33 years, Glass ES has held their annual Officers in Blue event as a way to say “thank you” to local law enforcement. Click here to see what happened at this year’s event.
As part of School Board Appreciation Month, former and current trustees and superintendents met during a luncheon and discussed the evolution of NISD from a small rural school district to the fourth largest public school system in Texas.
People who know how to create websites and video games are in high demand, but there is a shortage of computer coders who can fill those types of jobs. Click here to learn how the Code Hawks at Hoffmann ES are learning these skills at a young age, in an after school computer coding club.
More than 20 teams from across the region will compete Jan. 30 and 31 at the 2015 Regional Academic Decathlon hosted at Warren High School.
In Northside ISD, we believe the success of a child depends on all of us. This requires teachers, coaches, parents, administrators, and community leaders to make it happen. Click here to see how going beyond the classroom – beyond the game – will make a difference in a child now and in the future.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 40 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.
The 2015 Outstanding Corporate/Business Mentoring Program in San Antonio is the Capital Group which for decades has supported and partnered with Ross Middle School in Northside ISD.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved $579,000 of High School Allotment funds to subsidize AP exams for students, approved an audit of the District’s financial report, and appointed six campus administrators and two Central Office positions.
The flu season is upon us. Northside ISD is seeing a small increase in illness outbreaks at some schools, although not all cases are the flu but also are seasonal allergies and colds. NISD has more than 103,000 students in 116 schools.
For 42 years, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale has been a Northside ISD tradition that has quietly raised nearly $13 million in college scholarships for students. This year’s event will again draw hundreds of students and livestock bidders. It will also be dedicated to long-time show supporters Harold (Butch) and Cindy Galm.
Fifth graders at Linton ES took a reading time out with three NBA referees. Click here to see how referees, Joe Crawford, Bennie Adams, and Tre Maddox, visited the school as part of the “Time Out for Reading” program sponsored by Scholastic, Inc. and the National Basketball Referees Association.
January is designated School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Northside ISD is joining other districts across the state to gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions that elected Board of Trustees make to their communities.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill more than 100 positions for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.
The NISD Special Education Program is hosting a Community Resource Fair for families of students with disabilities on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
Almost 25 years to the day since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Clark HS German students commemorated the occasion by constructing a replica of the Berlin Wall and participating in a day-long celebration of German culture, language, and music. Click here to learn more.
Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2015 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday Jan. 12 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
As the parent of a special needs child, are you curious about testing and the various tests and accommodations available for your child? Mark your calendar for Monday, Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The 84th Legislative Session convenes Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Texas lawmakers will have tough decisions to make about school funding, accountability, school choice, and testing.
The spirit of giving and caring is alive and well as optometry interns from the University of the Incarnate Word donated their time to assist in free eye care for dozens of Northside students.
NISD is seeking public input regarding the selection of instructional materials (textbooks, etc.) being considered for use during the 2015-16 school year.
One of the items approved by voters in School Bond 2014 was the expansion of bullet-resistant security lobbies at 30 elementary schools at a cost of $2.3 million. The first one was built last summer at Ellison Elementary School as a pilot.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: renamed the Northside Excel Academy after its longtime leader, approved the designs for security lobbies at 8 elementary schools, approved legislative priorities for 2015, received a report that 100 percent of NISD teachers are “Highly Qualified," and appointed the Director of Elementary Administration.