Board of Trustees

Elected by the people to govern Northside Schools, Trustees are the guardians of the public trust and, through the policies they make, are ultimately responsible for our schools. This responsibility and the accessibility of Trustees to the voters make the Board one of the purest examples of democracy in our society.

Northside Trustees represent about 208,000 households located in 355 square miles in northwest Bexar County and parts of Medina and Bandera counties. Northside continues to be the “destination” district in San Antonio for many families seeking a quality school system for their children and for employees seeking a quality place to work.

Board of Trustees News

January 22, 2020

January is School Board Recognition Month, and NISD joins the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to thank our locally elected trustees for their service. 

January 17, 2020

Nineteen NISD Fine Arts students from eight high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Jazz bands.

January 17, 2020

University Health System is offering a convenient way for high school students to stay up-to-date with their immunizations, receive a flu shot, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to all NISD high schools in the coming months.

January 14, 2020

Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. 

January 8, 2020

More than 100 students at Carnahan Elementary School students, who are at risk of going hungry on the weekends, receive special weekend backpacks thanks to students from Brandeis High School. 

December 20, 2019

It’s one of the longest-running Christmas traditions in Northside ISD. For 52 years, Jay High School has been making the holidays brighter for underprivileged students. 

December 19, 2019

Some students are mouthing the words. Some are laughing out loud. Others are nodding in understanding. But as a clip of Sheldon and Amy from the TV show Big Bang Theory plays on the screen, the sixth graders in Julie Fruge’s Healthy Habits class at Vale Middle School are realizing the dinner scene is an exaggerated example of active listening.

December 19, 2019

Ask any of the Ellison Bees how the brain works, and they’ll explain it using terms like prefrontal cortex and amygdala with ease.

December 19, 2019

The past year in Northside ISD serves as testament to the growing opportunities, choices, and numerous successes found in public education.

December 17, 2019

The Northside Learning Tree After School Enrichment Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill approximately 100 part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.

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