It might be summer but school zones are in effect through the beginning of August, although the times are slightly altered.
The safety of students, staff, and visitors is always the first priority in Northside ISD. The following is a letter from Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods explaining a new safety strategy.
Northside ISD is encouraging families with children who qualify for free Pre-Kindergarten to register early. As an incentive, any student who is enrolled before June 28 will receive a free school supply starter pack.
It is Commencement time across the country. In NISD, we will hold 12 graduation ceremonies with approximately 7,000 students donning their caps and gowns.
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, June 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
Graduation ceremonies begin this week, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.
When the bell rings on June 6, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.
To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 10. This year, free meals are available at 22 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.
Elicia Mears has cerebral palsy but that doesn’t slow her down a bit. The 8th grade Pease MS student participates in Track and Field events on campus, and in the Paralympic basketball program through South Texas Regional Adaptive & Para Sports (STRAPS).
More than 7,000 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet
GT students from five elementary schools went out of this world for a special evening of fun; students at Construction Careers Academy put on their 6th annual Tiny Home Showcase with some big results; and 1,200 string students rocked out with a Trans-Siberian Orchestra legend.
More than 600 employees are being honored this week for more than 14,900 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.
Lacy Greco, a fourth grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School, is the Northside Elementary Educator of the Year, and Krystal McEwen, an Applied Learning Environment teacher at Ellison Elementary School, is the Northside First Year Elementary Educator of the Year.
Three Northside high school JROTC programs brought back national championships from the National High School Drill Team Championships and Fitness Challenge in Daytona Beach, Fla.
They are accustomed to playing Bach and Beethoven during more quiet concerts, but more than 1,000 NISD orchestra students will be “rockin’ it out” as world-renowned electric violinist Mark Wood brings his music education program “Electrify Your Strings (EYS)” to NISD this week.
Do you have a passion for reading or being read to, or even reading aloud to a four-legged friend? Then mark your calendar for Saturday, May 18 for NISD Storyfest 2019. The event will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. at Neff MS.
This week’s featured video takes us “Around Northside” with members of senior staff reading to students at Martin ES, students at Marshall HS holding a Science Expo, students from Warren HS taking part in a special opening at SeaWorld, and a middle school teacher receiving state recognition.
Northside ISD’s version of the Academy Awards comes complete with a red carpet and paparazzi shouting ‘what are you wearing’ as stars arrive in their finest evening wear and pose for pictures. The stars are the District’s Fine Arts educators and they were honored at the second annual Standing Ovations awards ceremony.
Seniors at Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers – designing and building three tiny homes on custom trailers. Now that the construction is complete, the public is invited to tour the tiny homes before they are sold.
May 6-10 is National Teacher and Instructional Assistant Day. Why not recognize an educator who has positively influenced your life or someone you know by purchasing a paver in their name?
Robert Gonzalez, an architecture teacher at Construction Careers Academy, is the Northside High School Educator of the Year, and Thomas Andrews, a biotechnology teacher at Jay Science and Engineering Academy, is the Northside First Year High School Educator of the Year.
Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the starting times at all middle and high schools will change by 10 minutes. The following is a letter from Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods explaining the changes.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals.
Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choir students from all 20 Northside ISD middle schools will sing and dance together for the 12th annual “Together We Sing” performance being held at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11 at the Northside Sports Gym.
Five female student artists at Warren High School designed two pairs of Vans sneakers as part of the 10th annual Vans Custom Culture Competition. They are one of 50 finalists in the nation and now are in the running for a $75,000 prize for their art program. (The four runners up will each earn $10,000.)