More than 7,000 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet
GT students from five elementary schools went out of this world for a special evening of fun; students at Construction Careers Academy put on their 6th annual Tiny Home Showcase with some big results; and 1,200 string students rocked out with a Trans-Siberian Orchestra legend.
More than 600 employees are being honored this week for more than 14,900 years of service to Northside ISD at the annual Recognition and Retirement Celebration.
Lacy Greco, a fourth grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School, is the Northside Elementary Educator of the Year, and Krystal McEwen, an Applied Learning Environment teacher at Ellison Elementary School, is the Northside First Year Elementary Educator of the Year.
Three Northside high school JROTC programs brought back national championships from the National High School Drill Team Championships and Fitness Challenge in Daytona Beach, Fla.
They are accustomed to playing Bach and Beethoven during more quiet concerts, but more than 1,000 NISD orchestra students will be “rockin’ it out” as world-renowned electric violinist Mark Wood brings his music education program “Electrify Your Strings (EYS)” to NISD this week.
Do you have a passion for reading or being read to, or even reading aloud to a four-legged friend? Then mark your calendar for Saturday, May 18 for NISD Storyfest 2019. The event will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. at Neff MS.
This week’s featured video takes us “Around Northside” with members of senior staff reading to students at Martin ES, students at Marshall HS holding a Science Expo, students from Warren HS taking part in a special opening at SeaWorld, and a middle school teacher receiving state recognition.
Northside ISD’s version of the Academy Awards comes complete with a red carpet and paparazzi shouting ‘what are you wearing’ as stars arrive in their finest evening wear and pose for pictures. The stars are the District’s Fine Arts educators and they were honored at the second annual Standing Ovations awards ceremony.
Seniors at Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers – designing and building three tiny homes on custom trailers. Now that the construction is complete, the public is invited to tour the tiny homes before they are sold.
May 6-10 is National Teacher and Instructional Assistant Day. Why not recognize an educator who has positively influenced your life or someone you know by purchasing a paver in their name?
Robert Gonzalez, an architecture teacher at Construction Careers Academy, is the Northside High School Educator of the Year, and Thomas Andrews, a biotechnology teacher at Jay Science and Engineering Academy, is the Northside First Year High School Educator of the Year.
Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the starting times at all middle and high schools will change by 10 minutes. The following is a letter from Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods explaining the changes.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and physicals.
Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choir students from all 20 Northside ISD middle schools will sing and dance together for the 12th annual “Together We Sing” performance being held at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11 at the Northside Sports Gym.
Five female student artists at Warren High School designed two pairs of Vans sneakers as part of the 10th annual Vans Custom Culture Competition. They are one of 50 finalists in the nation and now are in the running for a $75,000 prize for their art program. (The four runners up will each earn $10,000.)
Northside schools are finding unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses.
Meet Northside ISD's Middle School Educators of the Year for 2018-2019.
Eight people have filed for four places up for election on the Northside ISD Board of Trustees.
Applications are now being accepted for the tuition-based Priority Lottery for the 2019-2020 school year.
You know it is almost Fiesta time when groups start showing off their medals (or shoes!) and NISD schools and departments have quite a few medals available for purchase this year.
This week’s featured video introduces Priscilla Prather, a Family and Consumer Science teacher, who was named Northside’s nominee for the Trinity Prize. Click here to learn more about this outstanding NISD teacher.
And we’re off! This year marks the 23rd year of the Texas Solar Race Car Event in Northside ISD. The races are a culminating event for students who have been working for weeks designing and building miniature solar-powered cars. Race day is Saturday, May 11 at Gustafson Stadium, 7001 Culebra. The event is free and open to the public.
April marks the nation’s Month of the Military Child. As a way to honor military youth affected by deployment, school district employees and students across the state are encouraged to wear purple on Friday, April 12, as part of “Purple Up! for Military Kids.”
As part of National Volunteer Month in April, the annual Partners of the Year event was held to recognize hundreds of inspiring campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.