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

July 1, 2013

Northside ISD offers free, half-day pre-kindergarten for eligible four-year-old students in their neighborhood schools. About 2,900 pre-kindergarten students are projected for the 2013-2014 school year.

June 26, 2013

Northside ISD will open three new schools when classes resume on Aug. 26.  Kay Franklin and Dr. Sara McAndrew elementary schools, and Dr. John Folks Middle School will join the 112 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district.  Their new logos are joining the NISD family of school mascots.    More than 101,000 students are expected to enroll for the 2013-14 school year.

May 29, 2013

Dr. Carol Harle was sworn in as a Northside ISD trustee Tuesday night. She replaces District 6 Trustee Randy Fields, who decided not to run for re-election after serving on the Board since 1999.

May 24, 2013

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

May 23, 2013

In less than a month, more than 6,000 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencement ceremonies being held for all comprehensive high schools, Health Careers High School, and the Reddix Center. Those wanting a keepsake can purchase a professionally-produced DVD of the complete graduation ceremony.

May 23, 2013

Two new voter-approved Northside ISD athletic facilities will be officially dedicated in June- the Northside Swim Center and the Northside Tennis Center.  The Northside Swim Center dedication is at 10am, Friday, June 28. The Northside Tennis Center dedication is at 9am on Monday, June 10. The public is invited to both events. 

May 16, 2013

By Karen Freeman, School Board President. In Northside, Trustee elections are held every other year, and this year three of us were up for re-election. I am honored to have been re-elected and proud to be able to continue to serve the Northside community.

May 13, 2013

In less than a month, more than 6,000 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencement ceremonies being held for all comprehensive high schools, Health Careers High School, and the Reddix Center.

May 6, 2013

Thankfully the sun was shining brightly at the 17th Texas Solar Race Car Event held Saturday, May 4 at Gustafson Stadium. Two hundred and twenty five teams competed from 62 Northside elementary schools.  After preliminary heats, quarterfinals, semifinals, and a final race, awards were handed out to the top 8 teams. 

May 1, 2013

Isabel Anaya, a 5th grade teacher at Kuentz Elementary School, was named a winner of the 2013 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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