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.
In order to better serve our students and community, registration for the youngest students in Northside ISD is being moved to January 2019.
The Northside Learning Tree After School Enrichment Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill approximately 100 part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair on Friday, Jan. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.
January is School Board Recognition Month, and Northside ISD joins the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to thank our locally elected trustees for their service, and to educate the community about the important role that a school board plays in shaping the lives of children and communities.
Fifth grade students at Scobee ES received hands-on exposure to various band instruments as they begin to think about transition to middle school and what fine arts choice they may want to try. On the “flip” side, some NISD divers participated in a bio-medical study to help future Olympians.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals.
All around Northside ISD, you'll find the holiday spirit. It's in every song that's sung, every gift that's given and opened, every story that's told, and every smile that graces the face of the young and young at heart.
The past year in Northside ISD serves as testament to the opportunities, choices, and successes found in public education.
Northside ISD Superintendent Dr. Brian T. Woods has been selected as one of four finalists for 2019 National Superintendent of the Year®, an award given by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
This week’s video of the week travels around the district. Stories include students at Clark HS collected and donated socks for cancer patients, NBA refs reading to students at Martin ES, and a visit to the Humane Society where students at Elrod ES read to some special furry friends.
NISD will hold two Winter Spectaculars this year. The 11th annual High School Winter (Dance) Spectacular will be on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Brennan High School and the 1st Middle School Winter Dance Spectacular will be on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Stevens High school.
The 86th Legislative Session convenes Tuesday, Jan. 8, and Texas lawmakers will have tough decisions to make about finance, school choice, and assessment and accountability.
On the last Thursday of the month, the Boldt Elementary School library attracts a younger crowd. Librarian Dinorah Velazquez hosts Future Lil’ Mavericks and invites two to five year olds (and parents) to visit for story time, a craft activity, and a snack. Families can also look for books to check out and bring home.
This week’s feature video looks at Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in Northside and how it is infused in the elementary school curriculum. This Districtwide initiative teaches STEM at all levels and shows students how to make the connection in real world problems and challenges.
The John Marshall Law and Medical Services Magnet will open in fall 2019 on the Marshall High School campus. Approximately 175 students will comprise the inaugural freshmen class. Current eighth graders from NISD middle schools can apply to attend.
Northside ISD offers six magnet high schools for eighth graders to choose from and several opportunities to learn about each program this fall.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 80 bus driver positions. The fair is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra, Building #5.
Hundreds of fine arts students will be featured in a variety of holiday concerts and performances at elementary, middle, and high school campuses throughout Northside ISD.
This week’s video showcases what students at two NISD schools did to honor and recognize veterans and those currently serving in the military, and introduces Miley, a certified therapy dog. Click here to watch what is going on “Around Northside.”