Here is a roundup of Veterans Days activities planned at several Northside schools on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Two Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2015-2017 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Murnin Elementary School and Pease Middle School are among 124 schools from across the country to receive this special designation, and are the only schools in San Antonio to receive it.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Fields ES, recognized Pease MS and Murnin ES as National PTA Schools of Excellence, and appointed department and campus administrators.
WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is a one-of-a-kind, school-based father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center of Fathering. The organization has two goals: to provide positive male role models, and to provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.
Clark High School students visited the Great Barrier Reef, Yosemite National Park, and ancient Greece all without leaving their classrooms. The 450 students used virtual field trip simulation technology, called Google Expeditions, that is currently being piloted by Google across the country.
Students at Hector Garcia MS saw a need and literally took to the streets to fix the problem. As part of a Social Studies project, the safety-minded students worked with City Hall to get a sidewalk installed in front of their school. Click here to learn more about the project.
The annual NISD College Night will be held Monday, Nov. 2 from 6-8:30 p.m. drawing more than 140 colleges and universities from across the nation.
Four Northside schools are semifinalists in the 2015-2016 Silver & Black Give Back Team Up Challenge – Warren High School and Brauchle, Michael, and Northwest Crossing elementary schools.
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.”
The official dedication ceremony for Herbert G. Boldt Elementary School will be LIVE webcast Wednesday, Oct. 21 at nisd.net/live.
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.
Eleven NISD elementary school student councils have been named 2015 Honor Student Councils by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trustees voted to name Northside’s newest elementary schools after two founding fathers of the Northside Education Foundation.
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 1.30 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCEAND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.
“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.”
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.