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August 5, 2016

Everyone will be a winner at the inaugural Peanut Butter Bowl when the Brandeis Broncos and Johnson Jaguars take to the football field August 27.

August 4, 2016

Before 106,000 students arrive for the first day of school on Aug. 22, a brigade of new teachers first have to be schooled. More than 700 new and new-to-Northside ISD teachers went “back-to-school” during New Teacher Academy, an intense three-day professional development designed to share the culture and the expectations of South Texas’ largest school district.

August 4, 2016

The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 85 part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair on Thursday, August 11 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D. 

August 2, 2016

When the first early childhood class was held in 1837, it was a place for telling stories, singing, coloring pictures, making friends, and learning to share. In 2016, early childhood education is drastically different. 

August 1, 2016

The Texas Tribune reports that thousands of families are moving to Texas every year from other states because of favorable economic conditions and jobs availability.  In fact California, Florida and Illinois top the list of where the new Texans are coming from.  Louisiana, New Mexico and New York are also among the top states losing population to Texas.

August 1, 2016

For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 5 through August 7. 

August 1, 2016

Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair for bus drivers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 3 at Rhodes Transportation Station, 12005 Leslie Rd.

July 29, 2016

Join San Antonio-area public school ISDs at Go Public Night at the San Antonio Missions baseball game Friday, August 12.  

July 28, 2016

Kelly Garcia, Student Information Systems (SIS) coordinator, thought she was attending a meeting to listen to the Superintendent make his back-to-school remarks. Instead, in a surprise announcement, she received a standing ovation by her peers when she was named Northside ISD’s 2016 Innovator of the Year. 

July 26, 2016

For the eighth consecutive year, Northside ISD has a Region 20 Teacher of the Year. The 2017 Region 20 Elementary Teacher of the Year is Eva Longoria, a special education teacher at Cody Elementary School. 

July 21, 2016

Northside Independent School District (NISD) announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request.

July 14, 2016

Millions of people watched Deaf model Nyle DiMarco dance his way to the Mirrorball trophy as champion on ABC’s hit TV-show Dancing with the Stars. For the members of the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company, it was especially meaningful.

July 14, 2016

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 170 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers. The Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m.  to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

July 12, 2016

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.

July 11, 2016

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.

July 11, 2016

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. 

June 22, 2016

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. 

June 21, 2016

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.

June 21, 2016

More than 130 student athletes have signed Letters of Intent to play in their sport of choice at the post-secondary level.

June 20, 2016

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. 

June 15, 2016

“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. 

June 15, 2016

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.

June 14, 2016
The Texas Education Agency notified Northside ISD and all school districts in Texas that the Spring 2016 STAAR results for grades 3 through 8 will be reported to districts on July 5 NOT June 15 as originally expected. We ask parents to be patient as we will get the test results to you as soon as possible.
June 13, 2016

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.

June 6, 2016

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. 


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