Students at Linton ES are ballroom dancing! The students were introduced to the elegant style of dance after a local dance company received a grant to offer free classes. They meet once a week, after school and so far the students have learned the Rumba, Waltz, and Fox Trot. Click here to see the video.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed three new principals and two vice principals, approved dozens of bond construction projects and approved an audit of the District’s financial report.
For 43 years, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale has been a Northside ISD tradition that has quietly raised nearly $14 million in college scholarships for students. This year’s event will again draw hundreds of students and livestock bidders.
Some students with disabilities, who attend Northside ISD's Reddix Center, are engaging in internships as they transition from student life into adulthood. Nearly one dozen Reddix students are interning at La Cantera Resort to learn about the hospitality industry. The students are between the ages of 18-22. Click here to learn more.
Members of the 1966 Marshall High School Boys Basketball State Championship team took center stage and were recognized during halftime on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the Marshall High School vs Clark High School.
More than 1,000 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Mark Wood, a string master and founding member of the internationally- acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, SV Stingray, and Cobra cello.
One of the interim charges in the Texas Senate was to, “Study the approval, expansion and revocation of public charter schools in Texas…” To that end, a Senate Education Committee hearing was recently held and a couple of very interesting items came out of that hearing.
For the past 48 years, Jay High School students and staff have been making the holidays brighter for underprivileged elementary students. Over two days, 140 students from seven elementary schools took a special shopping trip to buy shoes and toys.
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.
Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2016 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 12 at Paul Taylor Field House, 7001 Culebra Road.
It’s one of the longest-running Christmas traditions in Northside ISD. For 48 years, Jay High School has been making the holidays brighter for underprivileged elementary students. Over two days, 140 students from seven elementary schools took a special shopping trip to buy shoes and toys.
The Northside ISD Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for a name for an elementary school scheduled to open in 2017.
Dr. Carmen Tafolla, State Poet Laureate of Texas, chose Howsman ES as a Planting Poet Trees School. According to Tafolla, the selection committee received many applications from across the state, but they felt Howsman stood head and shoulders above others in its desire to introduce its students to the power of poetry.
Northside ISD schools have bells to signal a class change, but Carlos Coon Elementary School is the only NISD elementary school to have handbells.
Northside prides itself on the music program offered at all 75 elementary schools. Students learn to read music, are introduced to a variety of instruments, and develop skills to equip them to be successful in life, all while having fun.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed principals for Briscoe MS and Rhodes ES, received a report that 100 percent of NISD teachers are “Highly Qualified” and recognized two national champion FFA teams from O’Connor HS.
Check out the latest interviews on Northside Speaks to hear Northside ISD experts talking about interesting topics and activities happening within the District.
NISD will hold its eighth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at Brennan High School. The event is part of the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.
Alamodome Management today confirmed graduation dates for Northside ISD high schools. NISD will hold 12 graduations in June 2016, ten of which are held at the Alamodome. The other two will be held at the Paul Taylor Field House.
Northside ISD announces that 100 percent of teachers are classified as "Highly Qualified." In accordance with Section 2141 of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and the Texas State Highly Qualified Teacher Plan, the local education agency (LEA) is required to submit a report annually on whether the academic subject area classes are being taught by Highly Qualified Teachers.
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.
This year’s NISD theme is “I am Northside Proud” and schools and departments are showing their pride in all kinds of ways. Pride can mean being proud of who you are, what you have accomplished, and what you strive to achieve, among other things. Click here to see how one school shows its pride.
“Should I buy my home in NISD?” “Should I send my kids to Northside schools?” “Is NISD a good place in which to locate my business?”
STRAIGHT Talk is a series of subject-specific publications and videos that enlighten the public and staff about a variety of issues and their impact to NISD. In this week’s STRAIGHT Talk video, NISD Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods discusses what makes us Northside Proud and public education proud. He shares his concerns regarding privatizing public education. Click here to watch.
Adjusting to the demands of high school is easier for the freshman class at Marshall High School with guidance from their mentors in the senior class. A unique mentor program provides ninth graders with weekly support from their peers.