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February 10, 2020

Three Northside ISD Academic Decathlon teams will advance to state competition after participating at the 2020 Regional competition this past weekend at Warren HS.

February 10, 2020

Join the Northside family as it celebrates the Northside Education Foundation’s (NEF) 25th anniversary serving as a passport to the future in education and innovation in NISD. 

February 10, 2020

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 100 positions for custodians. The Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra.

February 7, 2020

“Exciting things are happening in NISD in regards to creating bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural students,” says Victor Raga, director of Bilingual and ESL Education.

February 6, 2020

Congratulations to our high school cheerleading squads for their accomplishments at this year's National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) National Championships in Dallas. The squads from Brandeis, Brennan, Harlan, Holmes, and Warren high schools brought home national championships.

February 4, 2020

Plans are underway for Northside ISD’s seventh high school magnet school, which will focus on agriculture and be located on the O’Connor High School campus. The school’s existing agriculture program will become a magnet school beginning in August 2021.

January 31, 2020

NISD families can begin to apply for school choice transfers for the 2020-2021 school year on Monday, Feb. 3. Under school choice, a parent or guardian can request his or her child be transferred to another school within the district other than the one serving their residence.

January 28, 2020

The flu season is upon us. Northside ISD is seeing a small increase in illness outbreaks at some schools, although not all cases are the flu but also are seasonal allergies and colds

January 22, 2020

January is School Board Recognition Month, and NISD joins the Texas Association of School Boards and other districts across the state to thank our locally elected trustees for their service. 

January 17, 2020

Nineteen NISD Fine Arts students from eight high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Jazz bands.

January 14, 2020

Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. 

January 8, 2020

More than 100 students at Carnahan Elementary School students, who are at risk of going hungry on the weekends, receive special weekend backpacks thanks to students from Brandeis High School. 

January 6, 2020

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 50 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.

December 20, 2019

It’s one of the longest-running Christmas traditions in Northside ISD. For 52 years, Jay High School has been making the holidays brighter for underprivileged students. 

December 19, 2019

Some students are mouthing the words. Some are laughing out loud. Others are nodding in understanding. But as a clip of Sheldon and Amy from the TV show Big Bang Theory plays on the screen, the sixth graders in Julie Fruge’s Healthy Habits class at Vale Middle School are realizing the dinner scene is an exaggerated example of active listening.

December 19, 2019

Ask any of the Ellison Bees how the brain works, and they’ll explain it using terms like prefrontal cortex and amygdala with ease.

December 19, 2019

The past year in Northside ISD serves as testament to the growing opportunities, choices, and numerous successes found in public education.

December 17, 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 Thursday, Jan. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.

December 11, 2019

When you return from the holiday break, you will notice that the District’s website looks vastly different. Click here to learn about this new streamlined design that will serve as a marketing tool for the District.

December 4, 2019

In the fall of 2022, Northside ISD will open its 12th comprehensive high school. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held recently for the new campus which will be located on the far west side of the District on Galm Road. 

December 2, 2019

NISD will hold three Winter Spectaculars this year. The 12th annual High School Winter (Dance) Spectacular will be on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and the 2nd annual Middle School Winter (Dance) Spectaculars will be on Wednesday, Dec. 18 and Thursday, Dec. 19.

November 25, 2019

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.

November 20, 2019

The Jay Science and Engineering Academy is one of six magnet schools in NISD. Its mission is to provide students of diverse backgrounds an advanced and rigorous curriculum in all core subjects. The video of the week gives a look into their various programs. 

November 18, 2019

The Northside ISD Board of Trustees is seeking nominations to name one elementary school and one middle school, both scheduled to open in August 2021.

November 18, 2019

Applications are now open for Northside ISD’s first middle school magnet school. The Jones Magnet School will be STEM-focused and welcome 140 students in the inaugural sixth grade class in August 2020.

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