Pic Collage, Edpuzzle, Educreations, Adobe Voice, Stage Pro, Elements 4D, Quizlet, Socrative, Quiver, Swivl, Plickers, and SeeSaw. These words may be “Greek” or “Geek” to some people, but to educators in Northside School District they are tools in an ever-growing digital toolbox designed to enhance individualized student learning consistent with “Post PC Era” trends.
More than 6,700 seniors donned caps and gowns and collected their diplomas at one of 12 commencements held for all Northside ISD high schools and the Reddix Center.
Graduation ceremonies begin this week, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.
It might be summer but school zones are in effect through the beginning of August, although the times are slightly altered. All Northside ISD campuses are used for either summer school programs or as drop off/pick up sites for students.
Northside ISD is holding a Custodial Job Fair to fill 60 fulltime positions with benefits for custodians, assistant head custodians, and head custodians.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 at North Transportation Station, 6323 Hausman W.
Since the word “art” can be found in the word “partners” it was a natural tie-in to include the annual ArtFest during the NISD Partnership Award ceremony, at which NISD recognizes school, business, and community partners of the year for their commitment to students.
To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 8. This year, free meals are available at 17 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Harlan HS which opens in 2017, approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year, and appointed five new school principals.
M’Lissa Chumbley, Vice President of the NISD Board and Trustee since 1995, is a recipient of the Mentor Hall of Fame Award from Business Careers High School.
Twenty years ago, at the first Solar Car Races, fewer than 30 students competed with their solar car creations in the parking lot of the Northside Activity Center. As the years progressed, so did the number of participants and the engineering of the cars. Click here to see what happened at this year’s Texas Solar Car Event.
When the bell rings on June 2, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.
Carol Hudson, a kindergarten teacher at Brauchle Elementary School, was named a winner of the 2016 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Northside ISD recently celebrated the 47th Annual Special Olympics Track and Field Meet. The week-long festivities honored elementary, middle, and high school athletes with special needs as they competed in various events. Click here to see the highlights of the athletes on opening day.
Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and 3D printers. Northside schools are integrating technology in unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses
The San Antonio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) named Bobby Blount the winner of the inaugural Public Relations Champion Del Oro Award for his leadership role in launching the highly successful Go Public Campaign and tirelessly advocating for public education throughout the city, state, and nation.
As the current school year starts to wind down, it is time to start staffing schools for next year. Northside ISD expects to hire between 500 and 600 teachers to replace retiring teachers and meet growth demands.
Data from the U.S. Census puts three Texas cities – Austin, Houston and San Antonio – in the top five fastest growing cities in the U.S. And, Fort Worth and Dallas aren’t far behind, ranking among the top ten.
Holmes High School Career featured the various career and technology programs offered on campus at a special Career and Technology Showcase.
Check out the latest interviews on Northside Speaks as NISD experts talk about interesting topics and activities in the District.
Northside ISD recognized hundreds of campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.
A Clark HS athlete is making strides with his shot put with the help of a special chair made just for him. The new “throwing chair” was built by fellow students in teacher Mark Halloran’s welding class. Custom made chairs like this one usually carry a hefty price tag. The chair helps sophomore Samuel Derousse reach a height and comfort level needed to improve his game.
More than 450 employees are being honored this week for almost 10,000 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals.
Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,400 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 69 neighborhood elementary schools for next year. Registration starts Monday, May 2.