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April 26, 2018

A 10-year-old bestselling author will be one of the highlights at the annual Northside Story Fest scheduled for Saturday, May 19 at Stinson Middle School. The event will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.  

April 25, 2018

Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,400 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 70 elementary schools for next year. Registration for Pre-Kindergarten begins May 1 at neighborhood schools during normal school hours.

April 25, 2018

Mary Cissell pours her love of learning into her classroom and is definitely a student favorite.  “This is Northside” introduces you to an inspiring Kindergarten teacher at Kuentz ES and show you why she is one of Northside’s Educators of the Year! 

April 24, 2018

TAKE NOTICE that an election will be held in the Northside Independent School District on May 5, 2018 CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $848,910,000.

April 24, 2018

On May 5, the $848.91 million Northside School Bond 2018 proposal will go before voters. Early voting runs from April 23 to May 1 and several early voting sites are located in Northside ISD.

April 23, 2018

In an effort to improve our District and campus websites and to ensure that our community finds these communication tools helpful, we are asking for input through a brief online survey.

April 20, 2018

Exploring virtual reality through apps, using Chromebooks and iPads to create movies and daily news broadcasts, and building tiny homes to explore future careers in construction. Northside schools are finding unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses.

April 19, 2018

The Solar Car Races originally scheduled for Saturday, April 21, have been postponed due to expected rain and thunderstorms. The new race day is Saturday, May 12.

April 19, 2018

Northside ISD recognized hundreds of inspiring campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.

April 19, 2018

Dear Northside Families: As you have seen in media coverage, there have been many student-led protests around the country in recent weeks. Some of these protests include students walking out of or not going to class during the school day.

April 18, 2018

In this week’s “This is Northside,” we shine the spotlight on our Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and show you how this hands-on learning is preparing students for life after high school. 

April 17, 2018

Again this year, NISD juniors will be able to take the SAT college entrance exam for free, thanks for money allocated by the Northside ISD Board of Trustees. The test will be administered on Tuesday, April 24. 

April 11, 2018

“This is Northside” takes a peek into what’s included in the upcoming bond proposal to be brought to the voters starting with early voting on April 23. All NISD schools will be impacted and 67 percent of funds would be used to renovate and upgrade existing neighborhood schools.  

April 5, 2018

April marks the nation’s Month of the Military Child. As a way to honor military youth affected by deployment, school district employees and students across the state are encouraged to wear purple on Friday, April 13, as part of “Purple Up! for Military Kids.”

April 5, 2018

You know it is almost Fiesta time when groups start showing off their medals (or shoes!) and NISD schools have quite a few medals available for purchase this year. 

April 4, 2018

“This is Northside” shines the spotlight on school safety initiatives in the District, both locally and with a national audience. In addition, students at Stevens HS learn teambuilding skills by using robots underwater. 

March 29, 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 7 NISD campuses in April.

March 28, 2018

Is he a math teacher who loves weather or a meteorologist who loves math? “This is Northside” introduces you to a Northside teacher who’s a star in the classroom and on the news.  

March 28, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved Summer School programs, approved multiple facilities projects, and appointed District and campus administrators. 

March 26, 2018

There’s no place like the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) and Helotes! The NEF 5K Run/Walk has partnered with the City of Helotes and the Helotes Festival Association for a full day of fun for the community on Saturday, May 5, 2018. 

March 22, 2018

Once again, Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. 

March 22, 2018

In the latest issue of “This is Northside,” Northside athletes show off their skills in Special Olympics, high school students learn life-saving skills, and we shine the spotlight on our student athletic trainers.  

March 22, 2018

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 270 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.

March 9, 2018

For the second year in a row, a student at Lewis Elementary School is the grand prize winner in the 2018 Texas Cavaliers River Parade Art Contest.

March 9, 2018

Forty thousand free books will be distributed to students and staff at 48 Title 1 Northside schools thanks to a partnership with the non-profit First Book and the Northside American Federation of Teachers.

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