News Archive

April 13, 2016

Northwest Crossing ES and Warren HS are champions in the 2016 Silver and Black Give Back Team Up Challenge and each received $20,000 to continue their community service projects.

December 2, 2015

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.

January 5, 2015

The 84th Legislative Session convenes Tuesday, Jan. 13, and Texas lawmakers will have tough decisions to make about school funding, accountability, school choice, and testing.

December 5, 2014

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.

March 31, 2014

The free Northside ISD mobile app is now available through the  Microsoft Windows Phone Store.

March 4, 2014

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 210 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2013-14 school year. These individuals will be recognized at special celebrations in their honor beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Brennan High School auditorium.

November 25, 2013

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.

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.

August 30, 2013

What do a photojournalist, state legislator, news anchor, educator, coach, and physicist have in common? These six outstanding NISD graduates will be recognized as Pillars of Character at the Northside Education Foundation’s annual gala.

May 24, 2013

Graduation ceremonies will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

February 25, 2013

All Northside elementary schools will have digital security surveillance cameras and access controls installed over the next 18 months. The $13.4 million project was approved by voters in the School Bond 2010 election. In the wake of the recent shootings at a Connecticut elementary school, this project takes on added urgency.

All Northside high schools and middle schools have had security cameras for a few years. Those were funded out of School Bonds 2004 and 2007.

February 5, 2013

The Northside Board of Trustees is appreciative of the continued support of the residents, taxpayers, and parents of this District and we work with you and our Legislators to improve the state of public education in Texas. It is expected that the state will appeal Judge Deitz’s ruling on the inadequacy, inefficiency, and the unconstitutionality of school finance.

January 31, 2013

Northside ISD Trustees passed a Resolution that rejects all attempts by Texas Legislators to divert tax dollars away from public schools in the form of vouchers or any other mechanisms that reduce funding to public schools. See full Resolution here

January 31, 2013

San Antonio is one of six finalist cities bidding to host the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials for Swimming, and San Antonio Sports needs your help to convince USA Swimming officials that San Antonio is the right host. Just imagine cheering on the best swimmers in the nation as they vie for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team in our Alamodome. Simply go to and enter your email address and click the I'M IN! button.

January 8, 2013

Northside ISD alumni are scattered across the country, and even around the world.  But no matter where their lives have led them, our alumni all share a common bond—and that’s the place they started out. That’s why the Northside Education Foundation is working on new publications for  Jay,  Marshall, Holmes and Clark high schools.

January 7, 2013

Northside ISD has just launched an iPhone and iPad app that provides community members a quick, easy, and mobile phone-friendly way to access information about NISD schools and services, including campus phone numbers and addresses, cafeteria menus, and district news and events. The app can be downloaded for free through the App Store. NISD is currently working on an Android version but a release date is not available yet. Click here to learn more.

December 19, 2012

By Dr. Brian T. Woods.

Similar to many of you, I watched with horror the events of last Friday in Newtown, CT. As an educator and a parent the event was particularly painful. We all grieve for those involved in this tragedy. In Northside, many have asked about our security procedures and some have expressed interest in more security measures being installed. I wanted to update you on the measures we have in place and where we plan to go in the future with respect to school safety.

December 14, 2012

In light of the horrific school shooting in Connecticut Friday...

While there is no indication that this is anything but an isolated incident in a state far from Texas, Northside ISD is very sensitive to concerns and questions from parents about our own crisis procedures. 

November 23, 2012

More students are graduating from Northside ISD high schools than ever before. For the Class of 2011, the District’s completion rate is 95.7 percent, and the graduation rate is 91.7 percent. Statistics for the Class of 2012 won’t be available until next year.

November 16, 2012

The newly-renovated library at Ross Middle School was officially named the John McLaughlin Library Wednesday night to honor a man who has spent the last 18 years working to enrich the lives of students at the campus.

November 16, 2012

Solve this math riddle: Geometry teacher Matthew Patty has 63 students on 12 different middle school campuses. He can only teach class the first and last period of the day. How does it get it done? Two words: iPads and wireless internet. Welcome to distance learning in 2012.

November 15, 2012

The NISD Guidance & Counseling Department has launched a new website geared specifically to the needs of military families.

November 9, 2012

This past week, the Northside Education Foundation made history when it doled out $173,000 in grants one time.

November 2, 2012

It’s the ultimate library. Students and staff never have to worry about getting an overdue notice and the library is always open.

October 19, 2012

This summer, NISD opened the new Los Reyes Elementary School, a school with a rich history that spans a century, and renamed Lackland City Elementary School – a school that is 52 years old – Jerry D. Allen Elementary School.


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