Northside ISD will open two new elementary schools when classes resume on Aug. 22. Bennie Cole and Randall Fields elementary schools will join the 117 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district.
The public is invited to a Rio Street Fair in the Northside Swim Center parking lot this Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fair, hosted by the NISD Aquatics Department, includes more than 50 local vendors, youth sports organizations, swim gear, and Olympic-themed activities. Passes are not required to attend.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 75 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. The Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 at Ellison Elementary School, 7132 Oak Drive.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved salary raises for all employees, approved the renewal of UnitedHealthcare as the District’s medical insurance provider for 2017, and appointed several campus administrators, including new principals for the Jay Science & Engineering Academy and Jordan Middle School.
At the June 21 Board Meeting, Northside ISD Trustees approved a $14.6 million compensation package that will provide salary increases for around 14,000 employees.
More than 130 student athletes have signed Letters of Intent to play in their sport of choice at the post-secondary level.
The Rising Stars Theatre Camp is presenting Peter Pan, Jr. in a free public performance on Wednesday, June 29 at 2 p.m. in the Stevens High School auditorium, 600 N Ellison Drive.
“How do you want to be remembered as an athlete?” “Are you excited about making an impression or making an impact?” Those were just two of the questions posed to the 250 student athletes at Northside School District’s first Student/Athlete Leadership Summit.
There’s an old 1970s television commercial for oil filters that said, “You can pay me now or you can pay me later.” In other words, you can invest a little money now to maintain your car, or a lot more later trying to fix the damage.
Pic Collage, Edpuzzle, Educreations, Adobe Voice, Stage Pro, Elements 4D, Quizlet, Socrative, Quiver, Swivl, Plickers, and SeeSaw. These words may be “Greek” or “Geek” to some people, but to educators in Northside School District they are tools in an ever-growing digital toolbox designed to enhance individualized student learning consistent with “Post PC Era” trends.
More than 6,700 seniors donned caps and gowns and collected their diplomas at one of 12 commencements held for all Northside ISD high schools and the Reddix Center.
Graduation ceremonies begin this week, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.
It might be summer but school zones are in effect through the beginning of August, although the times are slightly altered. All Northside ISD campuses are used for either summer school programs or as drop off/pick up sites for students.
Northside ISD is holding a Custodial Job Fair to fill 60 fulltime positions with benefits for custodians, assistant head custodians, and head custodians.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 15 at North Transportation Station, 6323 Hausman W.
Since the word “art” can be found in the word “partners” it was a natural tie-in to include the annual ArtFest during the NISD Partnership Award ceremony, at which NISD recognizes school, business, and community partners of the year for their commitment to students.
To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 8. This year, free meals are available at 17 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Harlan HS which opens in 2017, approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year, and appointed five new school principals.
M’Lissa Chumbley, Vice President of the NISD Board and Trustee since 1995, is a recipient of the Mentor Hall of Fame Award from Business Careers High School.
Twenty years ago, at the first Solar Car Races, fewer than 30 students competed with their solar car creations in the parking lot of the Northside Activity Center. As the years progressed, so did the number of participants and the engineering of the cars. Click here to see what happened at this year’s Texas Solar Car Event.
When the bell rings on June 2, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.
Carol Hudson, a kindergarten teacher at Brauchle Elementary School, was named a winner of the 2016 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Northside ISD recently celebrated the 47th Annual Special Olympics Track and Field Meet. The week-long festivities honored elementary, middle, and high school athletes with special needs as they competed in various events. Click here to see the highlights of the athletes on opening day.
Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and 3D printers. Northside schools are integrating technology in unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses