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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. 

September 30, 2017

Raymond Turco & Associates, a public opinion research firm, has been commissioned to conduct a comprehensive survey of NISD parents and community members concerning a potential bond election.  The intention of this survey is to better understand the opinions of the district’s stakeholders. 

September 29, 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 eight NISD campuses in October.

September 27, 2017

This week’s video highlights include the opening of two new schools, bus drivers conducting a school supply drive, and surprise honor for an outstanding teacher. 

September 27, 2017

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: recognized the NISD Purchasing Department and outgoing NEIC and SBAC members and appointed several department and campus administrators.

September 25, 2017

For the third year in a row, Northside ISD will honor members of the military (active duty and veterans) and first responders during America’s Heroes Week, Sept. 25-30. Those with military ID or in uniform will receive free admission to all varsity football and volleyball games.

September 18, 2017

NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.

September 18, 2017

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 50 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department

September 12, 2017

Rosio Martinez-Apolinar, a fourth grade teacher at Glenoaks Elementary School, was told by her principal, Maria Elena Meza, to bring her students to the gym for an all-school goal-setting assembly Tuesday morning.  She had no idea it was all a ruse. 

September 11, 2017

Keeping children safe from exploitation. Discovering the Road Map to College. Building relationships with teachers and schools. These are just a few of the important topics attendees will learn about at the annual Title 1 Family Engagement Conference to be held Friday, Sept. 29 at Northside Activity Center from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 

September 11, 2017

There wasn’t a lot of time. Just nine school days after meeting in the culinary classroom at brand-new Harlan High School, a team of students and their teacher spent a Saturday morning taking part in a “Top Chef” style competition at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). 

September 5, 2017

Kristina Riffle Semukete, a former Northside ISD teacher and NEF grant recipient, founded the Obwaagazi Children’s Foundation in Uganda to give special needs children the chance to attend school. And 8,000 miles away in Austin, Michelle Fiedler Mikesh is helping those with permanent nerve damage to feel again. 

August 30, 2017
Northside ISD has launched a new mobile app to improve communication between the District and campuses and our school community. 
 
August 30, 2017

Around 106,000 students and 7,000 teachers headed back to the classroom when 119 schools re-opened on Monday. Joining the District are two new schools, John M. Harlan High School and Nathan Kallison Elementary School.

August 29, 2017

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 65 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.

August 24, 2017

Northside will be moving to a new gradebook at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year and along with this comes a new parent/guardian portal called the Home Access Center (HAC).  The HAC will be replacing the existing gradebook found on Parent Connection.

August 23, 2017

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved a salary raise for all employees, adopted a $1.3 billion budget for 2017-2018, and appointed several campus and district administrators. 

August 17, 2017

Northside ISD will open for the first day of school as planned on Monday, August. 28. District leaders, in collaboration with other school districts and city officials, made the decision that it is safe to hold school.

August 17, 2017

Due to the potential for severe weather this weekend, Northside ISD is cancelling all student events for Saturday, Aug. 26.  This cancellation includes a scheduled SAT administration at Brandeis High School on Saturday. The exam has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16.

August 14, 2017

Northside Independent School District (NISD) announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.

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