Reading and cooking are the focus of this week’s “This is Northside.” Students at Linton ES took a reading time out with three NBA referees as part of a program sponsored by Scholastic, Inc. and the National Basketball Referees Association. And, a group of middle school students from Neff MS gathered in the Holmes HS kitchen for a lesson in making eggs.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...” More accurately, it was a chilly Friday morning in December in a classroom on the Warren High School campus. The Force was strong as the school came together to throw a surprise 18th birthday celebration student Abel Soto will never forget. Lightsabers included.
NISD will hold its tenth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Brennan High School. The event is part of the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.
“This is Northside” features opening night festivities of the NISD Bowling League, the presentation of a $100,000 ImpactSA Grant to Construction Careers Academy, and the 36th annual “Officers in Blue” event at Glass ES.
Hundreds of fine arts students will be featured in a variety of holiday concerts and performances at elementary, middle, and high school campuses throughout Northside ISD.
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 NISD high schools in the coming months.
“This is Northside” provides an in-depth introduction to the namesake of Kallison Elementary School. Nathan Kallison was a path-breaking innovative rancher and agriculturist on the 2,700-acre land he owned that is now part of Northside ISD and Government Canyon State Natural Area.
The Northside Education Foundation (NEF) ends its Annual Pledge Drive on Dec.1 with an exciting change for the campaign. Donors can now us their mobile phones to donate using a credit or debit card by texting WIZARDNEF to 41444.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the 2017 tax roll; approved facilities items including playground upgrades at 19 elementary schools; recognized two teachers and one principal for their recent awards; and appointed campus administrators including two elementary principals.
“This is Northside” catches Fernandez Elementary School students reading at home, celebrates with the Murnin PTA on their designation as a PTA School of Excellence, and takes a peek at the dedication celebration at Kallison Elementary School. Click here to watch.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 30 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.
Northside ISD students and staff recognize the importance and significance of the selfless contributions of our veterans. There were Veterans Day celebrations and recognition ceremonies at schools throughout NISD where parents, grandparents, siblings, and employees who are veterans were saluted. These are highlights from the events at some Northside schools and departments.
John Marshall Harlan served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1877 to 1911. A Kentuckian by birth, Harlan had the nickname “The Great Dissenter” because he was the only justice to vote against the outcome of Plessy v Ferguson in 1896 and other cases that solidified the legal standing of segregation until the high court and Congress began to dissolve those laws in the 1950s and 1960s.
Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists, Commended Scholars, and scholar finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Alamodome management today confirmed graduation dates for Northside ISD high schools. NISD will hold 11 graduations in June 2018, ten of which are held at the Alamodome. The graduation for Health Careers High School will be held at the Northside Sports Gym.
This is Northside features an international parade at Colonies North Elementary School and a visit by a special children’s author at Lieck Elementary School.
Five Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2017-2019 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Beard, Murnin, Leon Springs, and Scarborough elementary schools and Neff Middle School are among 143 schools from across the country to receive this special designation and are the only schools in San Antonio to receive it.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: reviewed a boundary proposal for Mora ES that will relieve Behlau and Lieck elementary schools; recognized Beard, Murnin, Leon Springs, and Scarborough elementary schools and Neff MS as National PTA Schools of Excellence; and appointed campus administrators including three elementary principals.
A fifth-grade student at Scarborough Elementary School receives a special gift after experiencing a terrifying incident, and students at McDermott Elementary School learn basic fencing techniques. Click here to watch “This is Northside.”
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 Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.
The NISD Special Education Program is hosting its annual Community Resource Fair for families of students with disabilities on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
Friends of Northside Libraries (FONL) is hosting “An Evening with the Authors” on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6-9 pm at Harlan HS, 14350 Culebra Road. The event is described as being compared to musical chairs with authors or speed dating with authors.
“This is Northside” features the sights and sounds of dedication activities for NISD’s newest high school. John M. Harlan served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1877 to 1911.
The annual NISD College Night will be held Monday, Oct. 30 from 6-8:30 p.m. drawing 140 colleges and universities from across the nation. Thousands of NISD students are expected to attend the event which will be held in the Recreation and Wellness Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio on the Loop 1604 campus.