At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees adopted a $1.1 billion dollar budget for the 2013-2014 school year with no increase in property tax rate and named two new schools that open in summer 2014- Bonnie Ellison Elementary School and Dr. Joe J. Bernal Middle School.
If you are over 65 years old and live in Northside ISD or are a retired NISD employee, you may be eligible to receive the Northside Gold Card.
A record number of Northside ISD students headed back to the classroom as schools re-opened on Monday, Aug. 26. Projected enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year is 101, 619 students.
For the fifth year in a row, a finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year is from Northside ISD.
The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 20, 2013 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.
A sea of bright orange t-shirts filled the neighborhoods near Sul Ross Middle School and Esparza, Linton, Martin and Villarreal elementary schools Monday morning as 400 teachers took to the streets for a Community Block Walk.
Quincy Hunt, a recent Holmes High School graduate and alumnus of the AVID program, was a featured speaker at the AVID Summer Institute held in San Antonio in July. He spoke to thousands of educators about the impact the AVID program has had on his life.
It’s not just back to school time for students. There are hundreds of learning opportunities available for all ages in the latest course catalog for Adult and Community Education.
Pease Middle School will host their Bulldog Family Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from noon to 7 pm for community members to purchase necessary back to school items, learn about volunteer opportunities, and connect with beneficial family service organizations in the area.
Wondering what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school? All those questions and more are answered on Northside ISD’s Back to School website.
Northside ISD 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 year for the meal program, and meal benefits from last school year will expire on Oct. 7 if there is not a current 2013-14 meal application on file at the Free and Reduced Office.
For the fifth consecutive year, Northside ISD can claim a Region 20 Teacher of the Year. The 2014 Region 20 Secondary Teacher of the Year is Christian DeBerry a Special Education teacher at Hobby Middle School.
Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2013-14 school year begins on Aug. 26.
For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 9 through August 11.
Landa Rodgers, NISD’s Programming and Development coordinator, wondered why her supervisor was so worried about her having jury duty the day before, but soon realized why when her name was called as Northside ISD’s 2013 Innovator of the Year during a surprise announcement at the opening session of the District’s annual Administrator Institute on July 31.
So You Think You Can Dance is a popular reality television show, but the reality of watching the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company perform is truly show-stopping. The Company’s public performance is Friday, August 2 at 7 p.m. in the Warren High School Auditorium, 9411 Military Drive W.
Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 300 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, maintenance workers and Aquatics positions.
Starting with the 2012-2013 school year, over 50,000 elementary-aged students in Northside began benefitting in a collaborative effort between the Health and Physical Education Department, Child Nutrition Department, and the Learning Tree After-School program thanks to a three-year $2.6 million Federal Carol M. White Physical Education Program grant.
You’ve probably seen the Energy Star label on household appliances like washing machines and dishwashers, but it can also apply to schools. Martin Elementary School and Warren High School are the first schools in Northside, and the first schools in a San Antonio-area school district, to earn the Energy Star label.
The Northside ISD Police Department is hiring police officers for both campus and patrol divisions. Benefits include a competitive starting salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement contribution to TRS, paid training, and opportunities for advancement within the department.
Northside ISD is looking for bus drivers. Starting pay is $11.97 per hour, and 32 hours per week are guaranteed.
A new GED test series is coming January 1, 2014, and those who haven’t finished all tests under the old GED series will have to start all over again. Incomplete or insufficient GED scores from the old 2002 series will no longer be valid after December 31, 2013.