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February 27, 2015

Six people have filed for four places up for election on the Northside ISD Board of Trustees. NISD Trustees are elected to four-year terms. 

February 26, 2015

The Northside Young Astronauts Stargazing Event scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Ward Elementary School has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 23 due to a forecast of inclement weather. 

February 25, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: held a public hearing on the District’s Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR), discussed processes for naming three new schools, and appointed four campus administrators and one Central Office position.

February 25, 2015

This year Holmes HS celebrated its 50th anniversary with a community-wide celebration that included testimonials from alumni, special performances by current students, and a reception catered by the Holmes HS culinary students. It was event worthy of a school that has served as a cornerstone in the community for five decades.

February 24, 2015

When she arrived at Hobby Middle School for her first day as a sixth grader, Marisabel Hilario says her mind temporarily went blank.

February 18, 2015

Carol Ann Anderson, an elementary reading specialist at Aue ES, is a finalist for the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, recognizing her as one of the best educators in Texas.

February 18, 2015

Students at Burke ES have something to cheer about. They know that with a lot of work and perseverance they can go to college. That was a message during a recent pep rally at their school. 

February 17, 2015

As every homeowner is aware, electricity and water costs are probably going to go up each year, so every kilowatt and gallon saved across the Northside School District becomes an investment in the future of our students. 

February 16, 2015

Similar to the San Antonio Spurs chasing a sixth championship this year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) has a "Race for Seis" of its own. 

February 13, 2015

Congratulations to Northside School District’s 179 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2014-15 school year.

February 12, 2015

The “LibraryPalooza, That Author Thing!” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Brandeis HS. The teen Author Fest will include authors  James Dashner, Carl Deuker, Laura Lee Gulledge, D.J. MacHale, Mary Pearson, Jenny Han, and Siobbhan Vivian

February 11, 2015

The Northside ISD School Board called an election for four Trustee positions to be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Seats up for election are Single Member Districts 1 through 4, currently held by George Lynn Britton, Jr., Bennie L. Cole, M’Lissa M. Chumbley, and Robert Blount, Jr., respectively. 

February 11, 2015

The San Antonio Rampage Hockey players know how to use a stick to reach their goals. That’s one of the reasons for their “Stick with Reading” initiative where team members visit local elementary schools to recognize students who have met their reading goals. Click here to watch when team members visited Elrod ES.   

February 10, 2015

Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists or Commended Scholars, scholar finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, and National Achievement Scholar semifinalists.

February 10, 2015

The NISD Special Education Program is hosting a Community Resource Fair for families of students who are auditory impaired on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

February 9, 2015

Northside ISD is holding a Custodial/Maintenance Job Fair to fill more than 60 fulltime positions with benefits for custodians, assistant head custodians, head custodians, and maintenance positions.

February 5, 2015

In a bold move to better prepare students for studies beyond high school, the Northside ISD Board of Trustees approved $308,000 to pay for the SAT college entrance exam to be offered to all of NISD’s juniors. The test will be administered on Wednesday, April 15.  A potential 7,000+ juniors would be tested.

February 5, 2015

Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill more than 100 positions for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.

February 4, 2015

For the past 33 years, Glass ES has held their annual Officers in Blue event as a way to say “thank you” to local law enforcement. Click here to see what happened at this year’s event.

February 2, 2015

As part of School Board Appreciation Month, former and current trustees and superintendents met during a luncheon and discussed the evolution of NISD from a small rural school district to the fourth largest public school system in Texas.

January 29, 2015

People who know how to create websites and video games are in high demand, but there is a shortage of computer coders who can fill those types of jobs. Click here to learn how the Code Hawks at Hoffmann ES are learning these skills at a young age, in an after school computer coding club.

January 27, 2015

More than 20 teams from across the region will compete Jan. 30 and 31 at the 2015 Regional Academic Decathlon hosted at Warren High School.

January 24, 2015

In Northside ISD, we believe the success of a child depends on all of us. This requires teachers, coaches, parents, administrators, and community leaders to make it happen. Click here to see how going beyond the classroom – beyond the game – will make a difference in a child now and in the future. 

January 22, 2015

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 40 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. 

January 21, 2015
Jefferson Middle School and its mentors and mentoring programs won three of the top awards presented by the  San Antonio Mentoring Forum, a county wide student mentoring collaborative.  They were recognized during the 3rd Annual Texas Mentoring Summit, a state wide mentoring conference.


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