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November 10, 2013

Five Northside high school football teams are headed to the playoffs this Thursday and Friday in the first round of competition.  

November 8, 2013

Northside ISD joined 14 other Bexar County school districts to launch Go Public, a campaign to inspire support for local public schools and highlight the positive, life-changing teaching happening in our schools every day. 

November 8, 2013

With the input of over 5,000 citizens, parents and staff as well as the commentary from three focus groups totaling another 600 people, the 2013-2018 Strategic Plan was written and ultimately approved by the School Board.

November 5, 2013

The newest member of the Northside ISD Police Department is already the top dog. In August, the department welcomed its first K9, Alice. The two year old Belgian Malinois, a breed often used by law enforcement and military agencies, is trained to sniff out drugs.

October 29, 2013

Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 150 positions for bus drivers. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.

October 24, 2013

Northside ISD will host two Affordable Care Act community meetings in collaboration with the Alamo Area Council of Governments.

October 23, 2013

At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees discussed and took action on several items: heard the boundary proposal for Ellison ES that involves five elementary schools in the IH-10W corridor; heard the results of the community, employee and parent surveys about a possible bond election in 2014; approved the schematic design for the new and yet-to-be-named "Kallison Ranch area" high school; and appointed several campus administrators.

October 18, 2013

Toyota Texas celebrated its tenth anniversary in San Antonio by donating 10 trucks to school districts, non-profits, and other institutions, including one to Northside ISD.

October 17, 2013

Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

October 14, 2013

The third annual Brennan High School Leadership Conference was held recently with 82 students representing the presidents and captains of various clubs, teams, and organizations from across the campus attending. 

October 14, 2013

More than 112,000 meals are served in a day at Northside ISD, making it San Antonio’s largest restaurant operation! In honor of National School Lunch Week, which runs Oct. 14-18, the District is encouraging parents and patrons to stop by their local school cafeteria and see how school cafeteria food has changed. 

October 11, 2013

The 17th annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival has something for everyone. This family-oriented event will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 and includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.

October 11, 2013

The Northside ISD Museum Association unveiled its new sign at the corner of Bandera Road and Grissom Road on Thursday, Oct. 10. 

October 10, 2013

 Zachry Middle School and Stevens High School are among 20 semifinalists in the San Antonio area for the Spurs Team Up Challenge, an initiative that encourages schools to implement community and service projects.

October 9, 2013

The Northside Swim Center will make a big splash in 2015 as host of three prestigious national swimming events. Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis, joined officials from Northside ISD, Bexar County, and SA Sports in announcing details. 

October 8, 2013

NISD will hold its second annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Wednesday, Oct. 9 with students across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.

October 7, 2013

Marching band season is underway and parents and the community have two opportunities to view their local marching band programs at their best.

September 27, 2013

The annual NISD College Night event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6-8:30 pm drawing more than 140 colleges and universities from across the nation.

September 25, 2013

At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees approved the District’s 2013-2018 Strategic Plan, approved members of the 2014 Citizens’ Bond Committee, signed a Declaration of Respect, and appointed several campus administrators.

September 18, 2013

When your school song is sung to the tune of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” Constitution Day is a perfect day to celebrate pride in your country and pride in your school. For Aue Elementary School 5th grade teacher Ursula Silberschlag, the school-wide assembly was also the perfect gathering to celebrate receiving the ExCEL award.

September 17, 2013

Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold their annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21.

September 13, 2013

Scarborough Elementary School students Naomy and Raul Bernal had no idea what to expect when they gathered in the school library with their classmates, Principal Jeannine Keairnes, Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods, and other District leaders on Friday morning. 

September 11, 2013


September 11, 2013

As NISD embarks on another school year, we are also looking at the future impact of thousands more children and the need for more schools and upgrades to current ones. Part of the solution may be to have a School Bond Election in 2014.  

September 10, 2013

There’s an old saying, ‘a man is known by the company he keeps.’ Football Coach Larry Pullin has found himself in good company throughout his career, in his time in Northside and now as a 2013 inductee into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.


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