Three first-year and three veteran teachers were named District Educators of the Year at special celebrations held annually to honor teachers who give 100 percent when it comes to improving the lives of children. In addition, Northside’s nominee for the 2015 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching was announced.
School is in session for a group of Ross MS parents. Twice a week, 22 parents attend classes to learn English while their own children are also in school. The program helps link home and the school community together, while bringing down the language barrier so that parents can be actively involved in their child’s education.
The Rededication of the Jake Inselmann Baseball Field originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, March 6 has been rescheduled for Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. due to forecast inclement weather this week.
The 46th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is rescheduled for March 16 through March 20 at Gustafson Stadium due to inclement weather.
Six people have filed for four places up for election on the Northside ISD Board of Trustees. NISD Trustees are elected to four-year terms.
The Northside Young Astronauts Stargazing Event scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Ward Elementary School has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 23 due to a forecast of inclement weather.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: held a public hearing on the District’s Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR), discussed processes for naming three new schools, and appointed four campus administrators and one Central Office position.
This year Holmes HS celebrated its 50th anniversary with a community-wide celebration that included testimonials from alumni, special performances by current students, and a reception catered by the Holmes HS culinary students. It was event worthy of a school that has served as a cornerstone in the community for five decades.
When she arrived at Hobby Middle School for her first day as a sixth grader, Marisabel Hilario says her mind temporarily went blank.
Carol Ann Anderson, an elementary reading specialist at Aue ES, is a finalist for the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, recognizing her as one of the best educators in Texas.
Students at Burke ES have something to cheer about. They know that with a lot of work and perseverance they can go to college. That was a message during a recent pep rally at their school.
As every homeowner is aware, electricity and water costs are probably going to go up each year, so every kilowatt and gallon saved across the Northside School District becomes an investment in the future of our students.
Similar to the San Antonio Spurs chasing a sixth championship this year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) has a "Race for Seis" of its own.
Congratulations to Northside School District’s 179 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2014-15 school year.
The Northside ISD School Board called an election for four Trustee positions to be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Seats up for election are Single Member Districts 1 through 4, currently held by George Lynn Britton, Jr., Bennie L. Cole, M’Lissa M. Chumbley, and Robert Blount, Jr., respectively.
The San Antonio Rampage Hockey players know how to use a stick to reach their goals. That’s one of the reasons for their “Stick with Reading” initiative where team members visit local elementary schools to recognize students who have met their reading goals. Click here to watch when team members visited Elrod ES.
Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists or Commended Scholars, scholar finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, and National Achievement Scholar semifinalists.
The NISD Special Education Program is hosting a Community Resource Fair for families of students who are auditory impaired on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
Northside ISD is holding a Custodial/Maintenance Job Fair to fill more than 60 fulltime positions with benefits for custodians, assistant head custodians, head custodians, and maintenance positions.
In a bold move to better prepare students for studies beyond high school, the Northside ISD Board of Trustees approved $308,000 to pay for the SAT college entrance exam to be offered to all of NISD’s juniors. The test will be administered on Wednesday, April 15. A potential 7,000+ juniors would be tested.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill more than 100 positions for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.
For the past 33 years, Glass ES has held their annual Officers in Blue event as a way to say “thank you” to local law enforcement. Click here to see what happened at this year’s event.
As part of School Board Appreciation Month, former and current trustees and superintendents met during a luncheon and discussed the evolution of NISD from a small rural school district to the fourth largest public school system in Texas.
People who know how to create websites and video games are in high demand, but there is a shortage of computer coders who can fill those types of jobs. Click here to learn how the Code Hawks at Hoffmann ES are learning these skills at a young age, in an after school computer coding club.