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June 1, 2015

If you see Marshall High School junior Rana Altayawi intently texting on her cell phone, she could be writing a paper instead of casually chatting with friends.

May 27, 2015

Culinary Arts Students at Warren High School are doing a whole lot more than just cooking. They are learning how to work in a restaurant-style kitchen while working as a team. Click here to learn what is cooking in the kitchen at Warren HS.

May 27, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: two new Trustees took oath of office, as did two reelected Trustees, reorganized Board officer positions, and appointed new principals.

May 22, 2015

It’s time to get a jump start on immunization requirements for the 2015-2016 school year. University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to immunize their children, with a mobile clinic that will visit middle school campuses in May and June. 

May 20, 2015

Students enrolled in the dual language program at Stinson Middle School are ahead of the game when it comes to earning high school credits. Some of them are also well on their way to earning college credit.

May 13, 2015

Vale MS students received hands-on experience with a robot that they helped name. 

May 12, 2015

Seniors at Northside ISD’s Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers over the past several months- designing and building three homes from shipping containers.

May 11, 2015

The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 70 part-time youth leader positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15 at 6632 Bandera Road, Building F.

May 10, 2015

Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and flipped classrooms. 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.

May 8, 2015

Northside ISD is hiring 85 bus drivers. Positions are available with full District benefits at a variety of geographic locations within Northside.

May 7, 2015

Despite cloudy skies, the 19th Texas Solar Race Car Event went on with battery-powered assistance on May 16 at Gustafson Stadium.

May 6, 2015

Northside ISD recognized hundreds of campus volunteers and business partners who donate their time and energy to enrich the education of thousands of NISD students.

May 6, 2015

This week’s Video of the Week features Principal Debra Piñon who will serve as the first principal for the District’s 75th elementary school, Herbert G. Boldt ES, opening in August 2015. 

May 5, 2015

Original artwork from hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students will be showcased at Northside’s annual ArtFest May 8 and May 9 at Paul Taylor Field House, 7001 Culebra Road.  

May 3, 2015

More than 1,400 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Mark Wood, a string master and founding member of the internationally- acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

April 30, 2015

Northside ISD is projecting more than 2,800 students to register in Pre-Kindergarten, a program for four-year-old children offered in 75 neighborhood elementary schools for next year. Registration starts Monday, May 4.

April 29, 2015

Registration for Pre-K is just around a corner. Take a look inside a NISD Pre-Kindergarten classroom, and you'll see that our youngest students are excited about school! Their work involves using educational toys and games to teach concept and skills in literacy, math, science, and socials studies.  

April 29, 2015

Northside Independent School District, the state’s fourth largest and one of the fastest growing districts in Texas, will hire around 800 teachers and other staff in the next 90 days. 

April 29, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved 173 additional campus staff to accommodate growth and the opening of Boldt ES, approved the District calendar for 2016-2017, and appointed four elementary principals.

April 28, 2015

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade choir students from 18 middle schools will sing and dance together for the eighth annual “Together We Sing” performance, being held at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 2 at Paul Taylor Field House.

April 28, 2015

On Sunday, May 3, be prepared to visit a lemonade stand near you. More than 6,000 students from 81 NISD elementary and middle schools will participate in “Lemonade Day” in Northside. They are enrolled in Northside ISD’s Learning Tree After School Enrichment Program.

April 22, 2015

Northside leaders broke ground Wednesday on “Kallison Ranch area” high school, the working name for the District’s 11th comprehensive high school, which will open in fall 2017.  

April 22, 2015

The name of the school and its location have changed over the years but the mission of the Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy has always remained the same – to serve as an academic alternative high school for students at risk of dropping out. Now 25 years later, the school is celebrating not only a milestone anniversary, but a new name in honor of its longtime leader. 

April 20, 2015

For the second time in 2015, Northside ISD is headed to space. Two seniors at Business Careers High School, Kaitlyn Bloch and John Gonzales, developed an experiment that will head to the International Space Station in summer 2015.

April 15, 2015

The O’Connor High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) will host a workshop called “Can Your Teen Say No?” on Wednesday, April 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The workshop is opened to all NISD parents and students.


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