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August 7, 2018

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 21, 2018 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

August 7, 2018

Thousands of students at 49 Northside ISD schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this coming school year thanks to the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act which will provide the financial support needed, according to Dr. Brian T. Woods, superintendent.

August 7, 2018

For students who have yet to update their immunizations, University Health System will have its mobile clinic available at Gustafson Stadium and Farris Athletic Complex Aug. 27- 29.

August 7, 2018

Northside Independent School District (NISD) announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under current income eligibility guidelines. 

August 6, 2018

It is time for families to start updating their children’s immunizations in order to be prepared for the first day of school on August 27. Some students may not have the requisite number of shots and not know it due to the state increasing the number of shots required at various grade levels. 

August 5, 2018

The start of the next school year will be here soon, so now’s the time to start planning on what you might need to be ready. To find out the answer to such questions as what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school, visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website.

August 3, 2018

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released district A-F ratings from the state, Dr. Woods has written a letter to all Northside parents and patrons. It explains the new ratings as well as expresses concerns regarding this method of rating schools and the arguments used to support it. 

August 2, 2018

Seven Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2018-2020 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Cole, Ellison, Hoffmann, Helotes, Los Reyes, and McAndrew elementary schools and Folks Middle School are among 278 schools from across the country to receive this special designation, and are seven of the 10 PTAs in the Bexar County area to receive this top honor.

August 2, 2018

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 320 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.

August 1, 2018

They’re used to competing on the field or on the court, wearing different uniforms and different colors to represent their school teams. But for one day, they all wore the same jerseys.

August 1, 2018

Josue De La Torre, senior systems analyst in the Budget and Finance Department, was sitting comfortably in the Brennan High School auditorium getting ready to listen to the opening remarks at the Leadership Institute when he realized that former Superintendent Ed Rawlinson was talking about him.

July 31, 2018

For families in the midst of back to school shopping – a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 10 through August 12.

July 26, 2018

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to avoid long lines and stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations. They will dispatch a mobile clinic to 13 NISD campuses in August.

July 25, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items:  appointed several campus administrators, including one new principal and approved the renewal of UnitedHealthcare as the District’s medical insurance provider for 2019.

July 23, 2018

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 Monday, Aug. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.

June 27, 2018

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved a Growth & Improvement Budget and Compensation Plan for 2018-2019, which includes salary raises for all employees; approved the 2019-2020 school year calendar; signed a Code of Ethics, reaffirming their commitment to adhere to ethical and educational standards; and appointed several campus administrators, including three principals.

June 27, 2018

Since 1991, the NISD Board of Trustees signs a Code of Ethics annually, reaffirming their commitment to adhere to educational and ethical standards.

June 21, 2018

The Rising Stars Theatre Camp is presenting The Music Man, Jr. in a free public performance on Monday, July 2 at 2 p.m. in the Jay High School auditorium, 7611 Marbach Road.

June 21, 2018

Northside ISD will open one new elementary school when classes resume on Aug. 27. Dr. Linda Mora Elementary School will join the 119 other schools that make up South Texas’ largest school district. The new logo joined the NISD family of school mascots

June 19, 2018

It might be summer but school zones are in effect through the beginning of August, although the times are slightly altered. Many Northside ISD campuses are used for either summer school programs or as drop off/pick up sites for students.

June 11, 2018

More than 6,700 seniors will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 11 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet.  

June 11, 2018

Graduation ceremonies begin this week, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

June 10, 2018

When the bell rings on June 7, the teaching and learning does not stop. NISD offers an array of Summer School opportunities as a way to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead.

June 6, 2018

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 335 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers.

June 6, 2018

 This week’s “This is Northside” visits Glenoaks Elementary School to meet students who are the “cat’s meow” when it comes to reading, and shows how students at Holmes High School turn a construction area into a work of art. 

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