With the input of over 5,000 citizens, parents and staff as well as the commentary from three focus groups totaling another 600 people, the 2013-2018 Strategic Plan was written and ultimately approved by the School Board.
The newest member of the Northside ISD Police Department is already the top dog. In August, the department welcomed its first K9, Alice. The two year old Belgian Malinois, a breed often used by law enforcement and military agencies, is trained to sniff out drugs.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 150 positions for bus drivers. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.
Northside ISD will host two Affordable Care Act community meetings in collaboration with the Alamo Area Council of Governments.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees discussed and took action on several items: heard the boundary proposal for Ellison ES that involves five elementary schools in the IH-10W corridor; heard the results of the community, employee and parent surveys about a possible bond election in 2014; approved the schematic design for the new and yet-to-be-named "Kallison Ranch area" high school; and appointed several campus administrators.
Toyota Texas celebrated its tenth anniversary in San Antonio by donating 10 trucks to school districts, non-profits, and other institutions, including one to Northside ISD.
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, Oct. 26.
The third annual Brennan High School Leadership Conference was held recently with 82 students representing the presidents and captains of various clubs, teams, and organizations from across the campus attending.
More than 112,000 meals are served in a day at Northside ISD, making it San Antonio’s largest restaurant operation! In honor of National School Lunch Week, which runs Oct. 14-18, the District is encouraging parents and patrons to stop by their local school cafeteria and see how school cafeteria food has changed.
The 17th annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival has something for everyone. This family-oriented event will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 and includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.
The Northside ISD Museum Association unveiled its new sign at the corner of Bandera Road and Grissom Road on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Zachry Middle School and Stevens High School are among 20 semifinalists in the San Antonio area for the Spurs Team Up Challenge, an initiative that encourages schools to implement community and service projects.
The Northside Swim Center will make a big splash in 2015 as host of three prestigious national swimming events. Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis, joined officials from Northside ISD, Bexar County, and SA Sports in announcing details.
NISD will hold its second annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Wednesday, Oct. 9 with students across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.
Marching band season is underway and parents and the community have two opportunities to view their local marching band programs at their best.
The annual NISD College Night event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6-8:30 pm drawing more than 140 colleges and universities from across the nation.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees approved the District’s 2013-2018 Strategic Plan, approved members of the 2014 Citizens’ Bond Committee, signed a Declaration of Respect, and appointed several campus administrators.
When your school song is sung to the tune of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” Constitution Day is a perfect day to celebrate pride in your country and pride in your school. For Aue Elementary School 5th grade teacher Ursula Silberschlag, the school-wide assembly was also the perfect gathering to celebrate receiving the ExCEL award.
Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold their annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Scarborough Elementary School students Naomy and Raul Bernal had no idea what to expect when they gathered in the school library with their classmates, Principal Jeannine Keairnes, Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods, and other District leaders on Friday morning.
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 1.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.
As NISD embarks on another school year, we are also looking at the future impact of thousands more children and the need for more schools and upgrades to current ones. Part of the solution may be to have a School Bond Election in 2014.
There’s an old saying, ‘a man is known by the company he keeps.’ Football Coach Larry Pullin has found himself in good company throughout his career, in his time in Northside and now as a 2013 inductee into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill more than 50 positions for food service workers in the Child Nutrition Department.
For the first time, the Northside mobile app is now available for Android users. An updated version of the app was also recently released for Apple users.