“Happy Chromebook Day! It’s like Christmas, only better.” Rudder Middle School librarian Patricia Rogers happily greeted students on the first of four days of Chromebook distribution on the campus.
This week’s “This Is Northside” takes a look at students who took time out to remember the victims of 9-11, a middle school coach who got a special surprise, and some high school athletes who are going beyond the game to help their community.
Lizeth Sampayo, an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at Folks MS, was told by her principal Shawn McKenzie that they were having an assembly in the gym on the Pillar of Respect. She had no idea it was all a ruse.
The Silver Eagle Drill team at Jay HS has a new look! One cadet has accomplished something that has never been done at the campus. Watch this week’s “This is Northside” to learn how one member is forging the path for future students.
Wondering how to pay for college? Need help filling out financial aid forms? The District’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night will be held Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.
Dr. Brian Woods, NISD Superintendent, recently received a first-hand look at the District clothes closet, “Northside Threads: For Families by Families,” a new initiative by the NISD Family Engagement program .
Around 106,000 students and 7,600 teachers headed back to the classroom when 120 schools reopened on Monday. Joining the District is Dr. Linda G. Mora Elementary School, the 79th elementary school in NISD.
Northside Superintendent Brian Woods has been selected as one of five finalists across the state for the Superintendent of the Year in the annual competition sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).
The school supply lists for all NISD elementary schools are posted online. Click here to access your child’s school supply lists.
Northside ISD is utilizing a mobile app to improve communication between the District and campuses and our school community.
The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 21, 2018 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.
Thousands of 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.
For students who have yet to update their immunizations, University Health System will have its mobile clinic available at Gustafson Stadium and Farris Athletic Complex Aug. 27- 29.
Northside Independent School District (NISD) announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under current income eligibility guidelines.
It is time for families to start updating their children’s immunizations in order to be prepared for the first day of school on August 27. Some students may not have the requisite number of shots and not know it due to the state increasing the number of shots required at various grade levels.
The start of the next school year will be here soon, so now’s the time to start planning on what you might need to be ready. To find out the answer to such questions as what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school, visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website.
In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released district A-F ratings from the state, Dr. Woods has written a letter to all Northside parents and patrons. It explains the new ratings as well as expresses concerns regarding this method of rating schools and the arguments used to support it.
Seven Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2018-2020 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Cole, Ellison, Hoffmann, Helotes, Los Reyes, and McAndrew elementary schools and Folks Middle School are among 278 schools from across the country to receive this special designation, and are seven of the 10 PTAs in the Bexar County area to receive this top honor.
Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 320 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.
They’re used to competing on the field or on the court, wearing different uniforms and different colors to represent their school teams. But for one day, they all wore the same jerseys.
Josue De La Torre, senior systems analyst in the Budget and Finance Department, was sitting comfortably in the Brennan High School auditorium getting ready to listen to the opening remarks at the Leadership Institute when he realized that former Superintendent Ed Rawlinson was talking about him.
For families in the midst of back to school shopping – a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 10 through August 12.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to avoid long lines and stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 13 NISD campuses in August.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed several campus administrators, including one new principal and approved the renewal of UnitedHealthcare as the District’s medical insurance provider for 2019.