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October 14, 2015

Did you know that pigs like marshmallows? It is one of the many fun facts that NISD fourth graders learn during “Ag in Action” held annually at O’Connor HS. The three-day event provides elementary school students with an opportunity to learn about agriculture first-hand through sight, sound, touch, and “smell.” 

October 14, 2015

The official dedication ceremony for Herbert G. Boldt Elementary School will be LIVE webcast Wednesday, Oct. 21 at

October 13, 2015

The 2016 San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame class has two Northside connections – longtime aquatics coordinator and facility namesake George Block and Olympian Darold Williamson.

October 13, 2015

Eleven NISD elementary school student councils have been named 2015 Honor Student Councils by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

October 7, 2015

Teachers and staff at Ward ES are teaching students that there is a super hero inside all us, encouraging each child to find their own super power whether it be in spelling, math, or being nice to others. The super hero theme has spread throughout the school with decorations and classroom assignments. Click here to learn more about all the super heroes at Ward ES.

October 7, 2015

The NISD Special Education Program is hosting a Community Resource Fair for families of students with disabilities on Monday, Oct. 19 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

October 6, 2015

Marching band season is underway and parents and the community have two opportunities to view Northside ISD high school marching band programs at their best.

October 2, 2015

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to seven NISD campuses in October. 

October 1, 2015

Did you know that NISD’s library resources are available 24/7? NISD’s Overdrive Digital Library contains more than 11,300 digital resources such as ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video available any time of the day, from school or home.

October 1, 2015

Northside will hold its fourth annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Friday, October 9, with students and staff across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.

October 1, 2015

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 150 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and warehouse and maintenance workers.

September 30, 2015

One of the district’s newest ‘recruits’ comes from the United States Air Force. For the last 13 years, Craig Matta performed with the Band of the Liberty, Band of the Pacific, and most recently, the Band of the West here in San Antonio. He is now serving as the new music teacher at Adams Hill Elementary School.

September 28, 2015

Northside Story Fest will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Stevens High School, 600 Ellison N. 

September 23, 2015

Trustees voted to name Northside’s newest elementary schools after two founding fathers of the Northside Education Foundation.

September 23, 2015


September 23, 2015

“It is proven that when schools and families work together to support learning, children do better in school, stay in school, and like school more,” says Katie Reed, Board President. “There are many ways that you can encourage and support your child in school and this video highlights some of those ways.”

September 17, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: named two elementary schools; received a boundary proposal for Fields ES that will relieve Krueger, Scarborough, and Henderson elementary schools; approved designs for eight additional elementary school security lobbies; and signed a Declaration of Respect.

September 16, 2015

Northside ISD, Bexar County’s “Destination” School District, offers a wide range of course offerings, variety of extracurricular activities, highly-rated experienced teachers, and additional services to help all students be successful. 

September 15, 2015

When Roxanne Brown, GT teacher at Clark HS, was told by her principal, Dr. Jerry Woods, that NISD-TV would be coming to take video of her classroom Tuesday morning, she had no idea it was all a ruse. 

September 14, 2015

Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, State Senator Jose Menendez, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold the 11th annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26.

September 13, 2015

Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 26.

September 13, 2015

The Northside Education Foundation (NEF) ends its Annual Pledge Drive on Oct. 2 with some new exciting changes for the campaign. Anyone who donates $100 or more will join the Cornerstone Club and receive a Cornerstone Club plaque. 

September 11, 2015

Celebrating its 20th year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) will recognize six outstanding NISD graduates as Pillars of Character at its annual gala. These six outstanding graduates include philanthropists, a military musician, a cutting-edge surgeon, multi-tasking physician, and a former intelligence officer.

September 10, 2015

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 60 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. 

September 9, 2015

The 2015-16 school year may be in full swing, but that hasn’t stopped students from reminiscing about their summer adventures. For some students that included a fun and active summer spent at Northside’s Learning Tree Summer Camp. Click here to learn more.


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