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January 5, 2017

Few can drive through the far northwest side of San Antonio and Bexar County and not recognize the immense growth in this area.  It is this growth that fueled the need for new classrooms provided with the passage of School Bond 2014

January 4, 2017

Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2017 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 10 at the Northside Sports Gym, 8400 N. Loop 1604 W., in the Farris Athletic Complex. 

January 4, 2017

Kellen Dukatnik, a 7th grade student at Hector Garcia MS, believes in spreading the Christmas cheer, bringing that giving spirit to ten families at Fernandez ES. He raised more than $2,500 to turn his vision into a reality. 

January 3, 2017

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, 2016

There are so many reasons why Northside ISD is a strong school district. In 2016, Northside hit an all-time high in enrollment, added more than 700 new teachers, opened two new schools, and more than 6,700 students received diplomas in 12 commencement ceremonies.

December 15, 2016

The Northside ISD Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for a name for an elementary school scheduled to open in 2018.

December 14, 2016

Hector Garcia Middle School seventh grader Kellen Dukatnik believes “everyone deserves to have a Christmas” and he brought that spirit of giving to ten families at Fernandez Elementary School this holiday season.

December 14, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Kallison ES which opens in 2017; appointed campus administrators, including Brennan HS Principal; and recognized three award-winning educators.

December 14, 2016

The holiday season brings out many talented Northside ISD students as they perform in school plays, choirs, and music ensembles. The Koala Bell Choir at Carlos Coon ES is ready to help you ring in the holiday season. Click here to learn more.

December 12, 2016

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released preliminary district and school A-F ratings from the state, Dr. Woods has written a letter to all Northside parents and patrons. It explains the new ratings as well as expresses concerns regarding this method of rating schools and the arguments used to support it. 

December 9, 2016

For the third consecutive year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) is one of the top ranking educational foundations in Bexar County and among the top 50 in the nation, according to a national study ranking K-12 education foundations.

December 8, 2016

Visitors to the Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy will often find confetti on the floor in the school office. It’s not cause for a custodian; it’s cause for celebration. Every time a student picks up their diploma, they are showered with confetti and an announcement of their success is made on the school intercom. 

December 7, 2016

Art students at Luna MS are lending a helping hand this holiday season to the San Antonio Food Bank. The students created their own ceramic bowls to sell in a school fundraiser. Proceeds of the event will be used by the Food Bank to purchase food for those in need. Click here to see how these students are helping those less fortunate.

November 30, 2016

NISD will hold its ninth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Brennan High School. The event is part of the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.

November 30, 2016

A new exercise craze is sweeping middle schools and high schools across NISD. DrumFIT®, the District’s newest of 25 P.E. traveling modules, is said to be good for the brain, great for the body, and students love it. 

November 28, 2016

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to two NISD campuses in December. Flu shots are also available for students.

November 18, 2016

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.

November 18, 2016

Current NISD high school students, or parents of students under the age of 18, can now go online and request a copy of their transcript or have it sent to a college or university.

November 17, 2016

NISD will officially dedicate its second comprehensive sports gym on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. with a Texas-sized pep rally. 

November 16, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the 2016 tax roll, approved facilities items, and appointed campus administrators 

November 16, 2016

The Northside Learning Tree After-School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions. 

November 16, 2016

Lewis ES has created a music program for students with special needs. This is the first year for autistic and Applied Learning Environment (ALE) students to be included in the music class rotation, meaning they attend music class every few days.

November 15, 2016

What is a Thanksgiving dinner without cranberries? Thanks to students from Northside ISD’s Learning Tree After-School program there will be enough cranberries for the 24,000 guests expected at the 37th annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner this year.

November 11, 2016

Northside ISD students and staff recognize the importance and significance of the selfless contributions of our veterans. 

November 9, 2016

Rudder MS students and staff created a rain garden as an environmentally friendly solution for run-off water from a new science building. They turned this into a learning opportunity to include several other gardens and outdoor classrooms.

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