News Archive

March 16, 2015

While four Northside ISD Trustee places are up for election, only one incumbent drew a challenger. NISD Trustees are elected to four-year terms. 

March 6, 2015

In a first of its kind event, middle school students will host the 2015 San Antonio Mayoral Candidate Forum from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 at Hector Garcia Middle School. The event is open to the public and will also be live webcast at NISD's website. Overflow parking will be at Beard Elementary School (8725 Sonoma Parkway) with shuttles running continuously from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

March 5, 2015

Students across Northside ISD are participating in hands on activities at various events including Western Day at Allen ES, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show & Sale, and a drum café extravaganza at Zachry MS.  Click here to watch the highlights.

March 5, 2015

Before the United States Olympic Swimming Team leaves to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio Janeiro, Brazil, the athletes will train in San Antonio at the Northside Swim Center July 13-21, 2016.

March 5, 2015

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.

March 4, 2015

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.

March 2, 2015

The Rededication of the Jake Inselmann Baseball Field originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, March 6 has been rescheduled for FridayMarch 20​ at 7 p.m. due to forecast inclement weather this week.

March 2, 2015

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.

February 27, 2015

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. 

February 26, 2015

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. 

February 25, 2015

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.

February 25, 2015

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.

February 24, 2015

When she arrived at Hobby Middle School for her first day as a sixth grader, Marisabel Hilario says her mind temporarily went blank.

February 18, 2015

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.

February 18, 2015

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. 

February 17, 2015

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. 

February 16, 2015

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. 

February 13, 2015

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 179 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2014-15 school year.

February 12, 2015

The “LibraryPalooza, That Author Thing!” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Brandeis HS. The teen Author Fest will include authors  James Dashner, Carl Deuker, Laura Lee Gulledge, D.J. MacHale, Mary Pearson, Jenny Han, and Siobbhan Vivian

February 11, 2015

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. 

February 11, 2015

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.   

February 10, 2015

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.

February 10, 2015

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.

February 9, 2015

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.

February 5, 2015

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.


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