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September 21, 2018

Whether they are helping Wounded Warriors cross a triathlon finish line, working to keep our country safe, sharing ideas across continents, helping patients manage their chronic pain, managing multiple legal contracts for one of the largest grocery chains in the country while advocating for public education, or running to a fire instead away from it, the 2018 Northside Education Foundation (NEF) Pillars of Characters live up to this prestigious recognition of Northside ISD graduates.

September 20, 2018

“Happy Chromebook Day! It’s like Christmas, only better.” Rudder Middle School librarian Patricia Rogers happily greeted students on the first of four days of Chromebook distribution on the campus.

September 19, 2018

This week’s “This Is Northside” takes a look at students who took time out to remember the victims of 9-11, a middle school coach who got a special surprise, and some high school athletes who are going beyond the game to help their community. 

September 19, 2018

Lizeth Sampayo, an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at Folks MS, was told by her principal Shawn McKenzie that they were having an assembly in the gym on the Pillar of Respect. She had no idea it was all a ruse.

September 13, 2018

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

September 12, 2018

The Silver Eagle Drill team at Jay HS has a new look! One cadet has accomplished something that has never been done at the campus.  Watch this week’s “This is Northside” to learn how one member is forging the path for future students. 

September 6, 2018

Wondering how to pay for college? Need help filling out financial aid forms? The District’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night will be held Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

September 5, 2018

Dr. Brian Woods, NISD Superintendent, recently received a first-hand look at the  District clothes closet, “Northside Threads: For Families by Families,” a new initiative by the NISD Family Engagement program .

August 29, 2018

Around 106,000 students and 7,600 teachers headed back to the classroom when 120 schools reopened on Monday. Joining the District is Dr. Linda G. Mora Elementary School, the 79th elementary school in NISD.

August 28, 2018

Northside Superintendent Brian Woods has been selected as one of five finalists across the state for the Superintendent of the Year in the annual competition sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).

August 13, 2018

The school supply lists for all NISD elementary schools are posted online. Click here to access your child’s school supply lists.

August 10, 2018

Northside ISD is utilizing a mobile app to improve communication between the District and campuses and our school community. 

August 7, 2018

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 21, 2018 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

August 7, 2018

Thousands of students at 49 Northside ISD schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this coming school year thanks to the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act which will provide the financial support needed, according to Dr. Brian T. Woods, superintendent.

August 7, 2018

For students who have yet to update their immunizations, University Health System will have its mobile clinic available at Gustafson Stadium and Farris Athletic Complex Aug. 27- 29.

August 7, 2018

Northside Independent School District (NISD) announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under current income eligibility guidelines. 

August 6, 2018

It is time for families to start updating their children’s immunizations in order to be prepared for the first day of school on August 27. Some students may not have the requisite number of shots and not know it due to the state increasing the number of shots required at various grade levels. 

August 5, 2018

The start of the next school year will be here soon, so now’s the time to start planning on what you might need to be ready. To find out the answer to such questions as what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school, visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website.

August 3, 2018

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released district A-F ratings from the state, Dr. Woods has written a letter to all Northside parents and patrons. It explains the new ratings as well as expresses concerns regarding this method of rating schools and the arguments used to support it. 

August 2, 2018

Seven Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2018-2020 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Cole, Ellison, Hoffmann, Helotes, Los Reyes, and McAndrew elementary schools and Folks Middle School are among 278 schools from across the country to receive this special designation, and are seven of the 10 PTAs in the Bexar County area to receive this top honor.

August 2, 2018

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 320 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.

August 1, 2018

They’re used to competing on the field or on the court, wearing different uniforms and different colors to represent their school teams. But for one day, they all wore the same jerseys.

August 1, 2018

Josue De La Torre, senior systems analyst in the Budget and Finance Department, was sitting comfortably in the Brennan High School auditorium getting ready to listen to the opening remarks at the Leadership Institute when he realized that former Superintendent Ed Rawlinson was talking about him.

July 31, 2018

For families in the midst of back to school shopping – a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 10 through August 12.

July 26, 2018

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to avoid long lines and stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 13 NISD campuses in August.

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