An Open Letter to Northside ISD Staff, Students, and Parents from Superintendent Brian Woods: Like many of you, I watched with sadness and horror as another school shooting unfolded in our country. We all grieve for those involved in this tragedy.
The 21st annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival, presented by Jefferson Bank, has something for everyone and promises to be the most exciting show yet. The entire show has been created to center around the 11 rural schools that served as the "roots" of Northside ISD.
Why are more than one thousand teens traveling to Brandeis High School from across San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Corpus Christi, and beyond on February 24? To meet their favorite “rockstar” authors at LibraryPalooza!
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, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.
We are hitting the books in this week’s “This is Northside.” It’s the Final Four of Reading competitions at schools around San Antonio to see who can read the most. At Glenoaks ES, we’ll show you how students are working together to make a difference. And, every dog may have his day, but so do the cows, pigs, and sheep at the annual Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale!
Congratulations to Northside School District’s 211 campus first year and veteran educators of the year for the 2017-18 school year. They will be recognized at two special celebrations in their honor beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Brennan High School auditorium
On January 16, NISD closed schools due to bad weather conditions and safety considerations. Due to state law and the required 75,600 minutes of instruction time needed each year, that day will need to be made up.
Responding to the need for maintenance of existing facilities, additional learning space, and safety and security upgrades, the NISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously (7-0) Tuesday night to place a $848.9 million bond issue on the May 5 ballot.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: called for a $848.91 million bond election to be held May 5; appointed two principals – Elrod and Mora elementary schools; and approved an audit of the District’s financial report.
University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations, flu shots, and prepare for college vaccination requirements. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 12 NISD campuses in January and February.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 30 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.
Thirty teams from across the region will compete Jan. 19 and 20 at the 2018 Regional Academic Decathlon hosted at Warren High School.
For 45 years, the Walter Gerlach Livestock Show and Sale has been a Northside ISD tradition that has quietly raised nearly $16 million in college scholarships for students. This year’s event will again draw hundreds of students and livestock bidders with 823 entries.
Wondering how to pay for college? Need help filling out financial aid forms? The District’s first Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.
January is designated School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Northside ISD is joining other districts across the state to gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions that elected Board of Trustees make to their communities.
Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2018 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday Jan. 18 at the Northside Sports Gym, 8400 N. Loop 1604 W., in the Farris Athletic Complex.
In 2017, Northside ISD hit an all-time high in enrollment, added more than 650 new teachers, opened two new schools, and more than 6,700 students received diplomas in 12 commencement ceremonies. The Class of 2017 earned more than $127 million in college scholarships and 46,018 hours of college credit.
It’s a windy afternoon on the football field at Marshall High School and EMT students are gathered around an orange backboard practicing patient transport skills on one of their classmates.
“Who is patient?” asked Warren High School culinary arts teacher Dawn Hoyack. “They will be the ones most successful at making crepes.” The question was posed to a group of Club LT students from Jordan Middle School as they gathered in the Warren kitchen for a lesson on crepe-making.
“This is Northside” features a 50-year tradition, a lifetime cultural tradition, and a loving gesture.
Northside ISD is the only school district in San Antonio to be named to the prestigious annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll by The College Board.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Mora ES which opens in 2018; appointed campus administrators, including Carlos Coon ES Principal; and approved a resolution regarding a culture of voting.
Reading and cooking are the focus of this week’s “This is Northside.” Students at Linton ES took a reading time out with three NBA referees as part of a program sponsored by Scholastic, Inc. and the National Basketball Referees Association. And, a group of middle school students from Neff MS gathered in the Holmes HS kitchen for a lesson in making eggs.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...” More accurately, it was a chilly Friday morning in December in a classroom on the Warren High School campus. The Force was strong as the school came together to throw a surprise 18th birthday celebration student Abel Soto will never forget. Lightsabers included.
NISD will hold its tenth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Brennan High School. The event is part of the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.