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May 25, 2017

More than 6,700 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools and the Reddix Center. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet. 

May 25, 2017

To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 5. This year, free meals are available at 18 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.

It is not a requirement to live in the district or attend NISD schools to participate. The summer feeding program will be offered at various school districts throughout the city. To find a school that offers the meals near your home, dial 211 and follow the instructions. The information is in English and Spanish.

May 24, 2017

The Northside ISD Aquatics program provides students with exciting camp and class opportunities during the summer months. 

May 24, 2017

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: reorganized Board officer positions, approved numerous facilities items, and appointed nine new campus administrators.

May 22, 2017

When the bell rings on June 1, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.

May 21, 2017

Robotics and 3D printers. Instruments and mobile devices. 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.

May 20, 2017

The third in our video series highlighting our District Educators of the Year in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Month are our high school level winners. 

May 17, 2017

Seniors at Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers - designing and building five tiny homes on custom trailers. Now that the transformation is complete, the public is invited to tour the tiny homes at a Community Showcase before they are sold.

May 17, 2017

Northside Story Fest will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20 at Stinson Middle School, 13200 Skyhawk.

May 16, 2017

More than 400 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Haydn Vitera, former member of the Grammy-winning Asleep at the Wheel as part of an Artist Residency program, “Electrify Your Strings (EYS).”

May 15, 2017

More than 525 employees are being honored this week for almost 11,500 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.

May 10, 2017

Levitating off the ground with hovercraft rides. Interacting with hissing cockroaches and prickly sticks. Learning to maneuver giant robots. Viewing the stars in a mobile planetarium. Those are just a few of the more than 30 science, technology, engineering, and math (or STEM) activities at the inaugural Jay Science and Engineering Academy STEM Fest.

May 10, 2017

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade choir students from 18 middle schools will sing and dance together for the tenth annual “Together We Sing” performance, being held at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 13 at the Northside Sports Gym.

May 10, 2017

Teachers deserve to be appreciated every day, but May is the month when we focus on recognizing their many contributions. The Video of the Week features our middle school educators of the year. 

May 3, 2017

We all remember teachers who inspired us at one time or another. Teacher Appreciation Week is dedicated to remembering and honoring all educators. 

May 3, 2017

Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,400 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 69 elementary schools for next year. Registration is underway at neighborhood schools during normal school hours.

May 1, 2017

Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Child Nutrition Department employees have a lot on their plate. Their effort is being honored throughout Northside during Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week, May 1-5. 

April 27, 2017

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 12 NISD campuses in May. 

April 26, 2017

Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29.

April 26, 2017

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved 210 additional campus staff to accommodate growth and the opening of the Harlan HS and Kallison ES; approved the official calendar for the 2018-2019 school year; named “Grosenbacher area” elementary school after Dr. Linda Mora; and appointed campus administrators including three principals.

April 26, 2017

The Stevens High School Police Explorers program is in its first year of being a school organization and they are making great strides in preparing students for a future career. The after school program is teaching students real life police skills with on-hands training. 

April 24, 2017

Despite cloudy skies, the 21st Texas Solar Race Car Event went on with battery-powered assistance on April 22 at Gustafson Stadium.

April 20, 2017

Two Warren HS students witnessed state government firsthand by testifying before the Texas Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security Committee on a “Student to Soldier” bill. The students were in Austin testifying on SB 1152, a bill drafted by Warren HS Assistant Principal Venissia Villarreal in conjunction with Senator Jose Menendez, which would allow students to choose the Career Readiness path by enlisting in the military.

April 20, 2017

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

April 19, 2017

Original artwork from hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students will be showcased at Northside’s annual ArtFest on April 21 and 22 at the Northside Sports Gym at 8400 Loop 1604 W.

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