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November 15, 2017

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.

November 15, 2017

“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.

November 13, 2017

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

November 10, 2017

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.  

November 8, 2017

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.

November 7, 2017

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.

November 7, 2017

What is a Thanksgiving dinner without cranberries? Thanks to students from Northside ISD’s Learning Tree After-School Enrichment program there will be enough cranberries for the 25,000 guests expected at the 38th annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner this year.

November 2, 2017

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.

November 1, 2017

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. 

October 25, 2017

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.

October 25, 2017

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. 

October 25, 2017

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.”

October 23, 2017

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. 

October 20, 2017

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.

October 20, 2017

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. 

October 18, 2017

“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. 

October 16, 2017

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.

October 11, 2017

Students at Briscoe MS received a close-up, first-hand civics lesson when their campus custodians took the oath of allegiance to become U.S. citizens. The school held a reception to honor the pair, and students in U.S. History classes joined in celebration as a way to learn more about the citizenship process. 

October 10, 2017

Before the lunch rush at Harlan High School on a recent Friday morning, Child Nutrition Manager Ron Leffler gathers his serving line staff to review portion sizes and serving efficiency in the popular Build Your Own Nachos line.

October 9, 2017

Northside will hold its sixth annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Friday, October 13, with students and staff across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.

October 6, 2017

Nerdvana Con, a new free comic convention for teens, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21 at Stevens High School.

October 5, 2017

The Raiders Salon is open for business on the Taft High School campus. Cosmetology students are offering their services to the community on Monday afternoons by appointment only. 

October 4, 2017

The Taft HS Raiders Salon is open for business. Cosmetology students are offering their services to fellow students and the community by appointment only. With a newly-renovated lab space, the students offer professional services at reasonable prices ranging from haircuts and hair color to manicures, pedicures, and facials.

October 4, 2017

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

October 3, 2017

Ask Bernal Middle School eighth graders Weston Thomas and Ben Wilson what they like most about their school library and they have the exact same response. Both turn and point across the room at librarian Zinnia Bayardo. 

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