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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thirty-nine thousand students at 48 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.
Before 106,000 students arrive for the first day of school on Aug. 28, a brigade of new teachers first have to be schooled.
The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 15, 2017 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.
Frank Erazo, an instructional technologist in Organizational and Staff Development (OSD), was busy making sure that everyone received credit for attending the opening session of Leadership Institute and getting ready for the next session when it dawned on him that his name was being announced and people were applauding for him.
For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 11 through August 13.
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.
The Plaza of Influence at the Northside Sports Gym recognizes individuals who have gone Beyond the Game to make a positive difference in the lives of students. This commitment to make a difference exemplifies the mission of Northside ISD.
For students who have yet to update their immunizations, University Health System will have its mobile clinic available at Gustafson Stadium, located at Loop 410 and Culebra. The "shots bus" will be there from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 30.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 40 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed several campus administrators; approved renewal of UnitedHealthcare as the District’s medical insurance provider for 2018; and received the annual report from the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).
The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill approximately 100 part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions.
For the last 21 years, the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company has provided deaf and hard of hearing students from the San Antonio area with an outlet to express themselves through dance. The Company is will hold a public performance Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m. in the Marshall High School Auditorium, 8000 Lobo Lane. Admission is free but donations are accepted.
Since 1991, the NISD Board of Trustees signs a Code of Ethics annually, reaffirming their commitment to adhere to educational and ethical standards.
Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill almost 300 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers. The Job Fair will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 14 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: presented the Northside Citizenship Award to a life-saving O’Connor HS graduate; approved a Growth & Improvement Budget for 2017-2018; signed a Code of Ethics, reaffirming their commitment to adhere to ethical and educational standards; and appointed several campus administrators, including a new principal for Taft HS.