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June 8, 2012

At some point in their lives, just about every student dreams of walking across a stage to get his or her diploma. For Brandeis High School senior Damien Kasten, the actual walk across the stage was just as meaningful as the diploma.

June 1, 2012

Northside ISD recently recognized hundreds of campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.

June 1, 2012

Northside ISD recently recognized hundreds of campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.

May 25, 2012

Graduation ceremonies will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

May 23, 2012

NISD students, staff and community members are invited to “Dr. John Folks Night at the Missions” for a picnic dinner and baseball game on Friday, June 8.

May 23, 2012

The Board of Trustees Tuesday night unanimously voted to hire Dr. Brian T. Woods as Superintendent starting July 1, 2012. He will replace Dr. John Folks who retires June 30 after a decade of leading NISD.

May 22, 2012

To comply with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will offer free meals to children who are 18 years or younger from June 5-June 28 (Monday through Thursday) at select schools.

May 11, 2012

Because of Northside ISD’s dramatic population growth between 2000 and 2010, federal law requires that the boundaries be redrawn for Board of Trustee voting districts.

May 10, 2012

More than 500 employees were honored for their service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition & Retirement Ceremony, held Wednesday night at Marshall High School.

May 8, 2012

Emily Swoboda, an English teacher at Communications Arts High School, won the prestigious leadership award at the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards this past weekend in Houston.

May 8, 2012

Mark Wood, a world renowned rock violinist with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, is bringing his groundbreaking music education program, Electrify Your Strings! (EYS), to Northside ISD for a performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 in the Marshall High School auditorium.

May 4, 2012

Thanks to enrollment growth, Northside ISD graduations have been making history since the District’s first graduation in 1951.

May 3, 2012

The summer is a great time to get moving in a high-energy dance class or de-stress as you learn to meditate or do Yoga. You can spice it up with new culinary experiences in a cooking class.

May 1, 2012

Dr. Brian T. Woods, a 20-year veteran educator and Northside ISD’s current deputy superintendent for administration, was named the lone finalist for superintendent Tuesday by a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees.

April 30, 2012

Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choir students from all 18 NISD middle schools will sing and dance together for the fifth annual Together We Sing performance, being held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Paul Taylor Field House. 

April 30, 2012

Students and parents who need help filling out college financial aid applications are invited to attend Student Aid Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5

April 27, 2012

Learning opportunities continue at Northside ISD even after the last bell rings on May 31.

April 20, 2012

In just over a month, almost 6,100 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at commencement ceremonies being held for Northside's 11 high schools and The Reddix Center.

April 19, 2012

The Drug Enforcement Agency once again will hold a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 to dispose of unwanted and expired prescription drugs.

April 19, 2012
All 15 school districts in Bexar County are on the same page when it comes to high-stakes standardized testing.
The superintendents of every Bexar County school district, including NISD Superintendent John Folks, recently signed a joint letter to the Texas Legislature, asking elected officials to reduce emphasis on standardized testing.
April 13, 2012

The superheroes of the Briscoe Middle School library aren’t just found inside books.

April 5, 2012

Three Northside ISD Air Force Junior ROTC programs are ranked tops in the nation receiving the majority of trophies and all four titles at the 2012 Air Force Junior ROTC National Drill Championship in Macon, Ga. 
In the Armed Division,

March 31, 2012

It’s time to lace up your tennis shoes and get ready for the NEF 5K Run/Walk, which will be held April 21 at Farris Stadium, located on Loop 1604 near Bandera Road.

March 29, 2012

Friends of Texas Public Schools today released an article about the benefits of athletic programs. The article looked at the attendance reports, discipline records, standardized test scores, and graduation rates of NISD athletes and dispels some myths about athletics funding.

March 29, 2012

Attention all motorists! The City of San Antonio's Department of Public Works will be adjusting the posted afternoon time periods on some of the school zone signs within Northside ISD. This change will go into effect in early April 2012. 

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