The 22nd annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival has something for everyone. This family-oriented event will be held Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.
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 2019 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching was announced.
NISD Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to expand the District’s Full Day Pre-Kindergarten programs to 28 additional campuses making a total of 33 campuses with full day Pre-K. In addition, the District will also offer a limited number of tuition-based slots for non-qualifying families.
Forty thousand free books will be distributed to students and staff at 48 Title 1 Northside schools thanks to a partnership with the non-profit First Book and the Northside American Federation of Teachers.
This week’s featured video focuses on an employee who is showing the students at her school that it is never too late to learn.
Four Northside ISD high school science teachers have been selected as 2019 NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA).
Northside ISD will open a campus cafeteria during Spring Break, March 11-15, to address children's nutritional needs while school is out to provide a no-cost, hot breakfast and lunch to area students.
This is Northside’s featured video includes a science hat fashion show at Oak Hills Terrace ES, high tech collaboration between Rudder and Rawlinson middle schools, and a special visitor at the Young Gentlemen’s Organization at Adams Hill ES.
Congratulations to Northside School District’s 204 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2018-19 school year.
The 50th annual NISD Special Olympics Track and Field Meet is scheduled for Feb. 26 – March 1 at Gustafson Stadium. The theme for this year’s competition is a Mardi Gras celebration which is fitting because Special Olympics is a celebration of each competitor’s abilities.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals.
Meet Norma Cervantes, a Child Nutrition worker, who has been feeding NISD students for 35 years.
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.
Jimmy Fallon’s first choice for his summer book club. A finalist for the National Book Award. Books on the verge of becoming the next Netflix series or movie on the big screen. These are the works of the “rockstar” authors visiting San Antonio for the 7th annual LibraryPalooza!
Two NISD Academic Decathlon teams advanced to state after competing against more than 30 teams from across the region at the Regional Academic Decathlon hosted at Warren HS.
A student-run food pantry at Rawlinson MS, a parade celebrating a former Jay Mustang football player playing in the 2019 Super Bowl game, and future Boldt Mavericks attend story time – This is Northside. Click here to view this week’s featured video.
The unique contributions of school counselors to schools and students are being recognized as part of National School Counseling Week, Feb. 4-8. Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for high school students to stay up-to-date with their immunizations, receive a flu shot, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to all NISD high schools in the coming months.
This week’s video of the week features stories on NISD’s Kinder Roundup and what the District did to help furloughed government employees and their families. Click here to view this edition of “This is Northside.”
January is Board Appreciation Month. Students from Allen, Beard, Carlos Coon, Carson, Glenoaks, and Ellison elementary Schools and Neff MS wrote letters of thanks to the seven members of the NISD Board of Trustees.
Fifteen NISD Fine Arts students from nine high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Jazz bands.
Dual language programming in Northside ISD is expanding to more campuses, and NISD is holding a series of informational meetings in January and February for anyone wanting to learn more about the program.
For 46 years, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale has been a Northside ISD tradition that has quietly raised over $17 million in college scholarships for students. This year’s event will again draw hundreds of students and livestock bidders with more than 800 entries.
With almost a month into the longest federal government shutdown in history, NISD officials are reaching out to families potentially impacted saying, “how can we help?”
It’s an exciting time for students and teachers at Holmes and Business Careers high schools as they are moving into their new Fine Arts building and auditorium.