News Archive

March 7, 2018

“This is Northside” gets out of the classroom and into science at one Northside elementary school, showcases how NISD students are helping others replace cherished memories and lost items during Hurricane Harvey, and steps into the rehearsal as a group of choir students prepare to perform with rock and roll legends. 

March 6, 2018

Northside ISD offers several transfer options for those that meet eligibility criteria and applications are now open for the 2018-2019 school year. These options afford students, and parents, flexibility and choices for individualized learning opportunities. 

February 28, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: held a public hearing on the District’s Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR); approved the use of high school allotment funds to subsidize AP exams for students; and appointed campus administrators including two new principals.

February 28, 2018

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 211 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2017-18 school year. They will be recognized at two special celebrations in their honor beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Brennan High School auditorium

February 27, 2018

The 21st annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival, presented by Jefferson Bank, has something for everyone and promises to be the most exciting show yet. The entire show has been created to center around the 11 rural schools that served as the "roots" of Northside ISD.   

February 26, 2018

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 8 NISD campuses in March.

February 22, 2018

The 49th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is scheduled for Feb. 26 – March 2 at Gustafson Stadium. The theme for this year’s competition is the “Wizard of Oz” which is fitting to describe the tremendous skills, heart, and courage shown by each of the competitors.

February 21, 2018

We’re getting up close and scientific at Sul Ross MS in this week’s “This Is Northside.” Our high school athletes are speaking 2Words and building character with a special guest speaker. And finally, we’re introducing you to some budding journalists. Watch the video to see where you can “read all about it!”

February 16, 2018

An Open Letter to Northside ISD Staff, Students, and Parents from Superintendent Brian Woods: Like many of you, I watched with sadness and horror as another school shooting unfolded in our country. We all grieve for those involved in this tragedy.

February 12, 2018

Why are more than one thousand teens traveling to Brandeis High School from across San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Corpus Christi, and beyond on February 24? To meet their favorite “rockstar” authors at LibraryPalooza!

February 9, 2018

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 Friday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D. 

January 31, 2018

We are hitting the books in this week’s “This is Northside.” It’s the Final Four of Reading competitions at schools around San Antonio to see who can read the most. At Glenoaks ES, we’ll show you how students are working together to make a difference. And, every dog may have his day, but so do the cows, pigs, and sheep at the annual Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale! 

January 26, 2018

On January 16, NISD closed schools due to bad weather conditions and safety considerations. Due to state law and the required 75,600 minutes of instruction time needed each year, that day will need to be made up.

January 24, 2018

Responding to the need for maintenance of existing facilities, additional learning space, and safety and security upgrades, the NISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously (7-0) Tuesday night to place a $848.9 million bond issue on the May 5 ballot.

January 24, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: called for a $848.91 million bond election to be held May 5; appointed two principals – Elrod and Mora elementary schools; and approved an audit of the District’s financial report.

January 23, 2018

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

January 19, 2018

Thirty teams from across the region will compete Jan. 19 and 20 at the 2018 Regional Academic Decathlon hosted at Warren High School.

January 18, 2018

For 45 years, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale has been a Northside ISD tradition that has quietly raised nearly $16 million in college scholarships for students. This year’s event will again draw hundreds of students and livestock bidders with 823 entries.  

January 9, 2018

Wondering how to pay for college? Need help filling out financial aid forms? The District’s first Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road. 

January 5, 2018

January is designated School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Northside ISD is joining other districts across the state to gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions that elected Board of Trustees make to their communities.

December 27, 2017

Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2018 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday Jan. 18 at the Northside Sports Gym, 8400 N. Loop 1604 W., in the Farris Athletic Complex.

December 27, 2017

In 2017, Northside ISD hit an all-time high in enrollment, added more than 650 new teachers, opened two new schools, and more than 6,700 students received diplomas in 12 commencement ceremonies. The Class of 2017 earned more than $127 million in college scholarships and 46,018 hours of college credit. 

December 20, 2017

It’s a windy afternoon on the football field at Marshall High School and EMT students are gathered around an orange backboard practicing patient transport skills on one of their classmates. 

December 20, 2017

“Who is patient?” asked Warren High School culinary arts teacher Dawn Hoyack. “They will be the ones most successful at making crepes.” The question was posed to a group of Club LT students from Jordan Middle School as they gathered in the Warren kitchen for a lesson on crepe-making. 

December 20, 2017

“This is Northside” features a 50-year tradition, a lifetime cultural tradition, and a loving gesture. 

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