The past year in Northside ISD serves as testament to the opportunities, choices, and successes found in public education.
Northside ISD Superintendent Dr. Brian T. Woods has been selected as one of four finalists for 2019 National Superintendent of the Year®, an award given by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
This week’s video of the week travels around the district. Stories include students at Clark HS collected and donated socks for cancer patients, NBA refs reading to students at Martin ES, and a visit to the Humane Society where students at Elrod ES read to some special furry friends.
NISD will hold two Winter Spectaculars this year. The 11th annual High School Winter (Dance) Spectacular will be on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Brennan High School and the 1st Middle School Winter Dance Spectacular will be on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Stevens High school.
The 86th Legislative Session convenes Tuesday, Jan. 8, and Texas lawmakers will have tough decisions to make about finance, school choice, and assessment and accountability.
On the last Thursday of the month, the Boldt Elementary School library attracts a younger crowd. Librarian Dinorah Velazquez hosts Future Lil’ Mavericks and invites two to five year olds (and parents) to visit for story time, a craft activity, and a snack. Families can also look for books to check out and bring home.
This week’s feature video looks at Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in Northside and how it is infused in the elementary school curriculum. This Districtwide initiative teaches STEM at all levels and shows students how to make the connection in real world problems and challenges.
The John Marshall Law and Medical Services Magnet will open in fall 2019 on the Marshall High School campus. Approximately 175 students will comprise the inaugural freshmen class. Current eighth graders from NISD middle schools can apply to attend.
Northside ISD offers six magnet high schools for eighth graders to choose from and several opportunities to learn about each program this fall.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 80 bus driver positions. The fair is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra, Building #5.
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.
This week’s video showcases what students at two NISD schools did to honor and recognize veterans and those currently serving in the military, and introduces Miley, a certified therapy dog. Click here to watch what is going on “Around Northside.”
This week’s featured video includes athletes from Clark HS giving homecoming mums to Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) students, students at Glass ES honoring our officers in blue, and update on the Silver & Black Give Back Team Up Challenge at Rawlinson MS.
Northside ISD is working to address children’s nutritional needs by opening a campus cafeteria during Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 19-21.
Here is a roundup of Veterans Days activities planned at several Northside ISD schools on Friday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 12.
Northside ISD’s newest campus was officially dedicated on Oct. 29 as Mora Elementary School not only paid tribute to their namesake, Dr. Linda G. Mora, but also showcased student talent and artwork.
Alamodome Management today confirmed graduation dates for Northside ISD high schools. NISD will hold 12 graduations in June 2019, eleven of which are held at the Alamodome. The other one will be held at the Northside Sports Gym.
A senior at Jay HS is familiar with battles on the football field, but it is the fight that happens off the field that is leaving a lasting impact on his teammates and coaches.
Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists, Commended Scholars, and scholar finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Northside is holding its seventh annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Friday, October 12, with students and staff across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.
The second annual Nerdvana Con, a free comic convention for teens, will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 at Stevens High School.
Students at one elementary school are all over the map – literally. Some high school athletes are going beyond the game and into the classroom, and hundreds of students get up close and personal with farm animals at Ag in Action.
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 Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.
The annual NISD College, Career, and Military Night will be held Monday, Oct. 22 from 6-8:30 p.m. drawing 140 colleges and universities from across the nation.