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December 14, 2016

Hector Garcia Middle School seventh grader Kellen Dukatnik believes “everyone deserves to have a Christmas” and he brought that spirit of giving to ten families at Fernandez Elementary School this holiday season.

December 14, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the attendance zone for Kallison ES which opens in 2017; appointed campus administrators, including Brennan HS Principal; and recognized three award-winning educators.

December 14, 2016

The holiday season brings out many talented Northside ISD students as they perform in school plays, choirs, and music ensembles. The Koala Bell Choir at Carlos Coon ES is ready to help you ring in the holiday season. Click here to learn more.

December 12, 2016

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released preliminary district and school 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. 

December 9, 2016

For the third consecutive year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) is one of the top ranking educational foundations in Bexar County and among the top 50 in the nation, according to a national study ranking K-12 education foundations.

December 8, 2016

Visitors to the Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy will often find confetti on the floor in the school office. It’s not cause for a custodian; it’s cause for celebration. Every time a student picks up their diploma, they are showered with confetti and an announcement of their success is made on the school intercom. 

December 7, 2016

Art students at Luna MS are lending a helping hand this holiday season to the San Antonio Food Bank. The students created their own ceramic bowls to sell in a school fundraiser. Proceeds of the event will be used by the Food Bank to purchase food for those in need. Click here to see how these students are helping those less fortunate.

November 30, 2016

NISD will hold its ninth annual Winter (Dance) Spectacular on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Brennan High School. The event is part of the Fine Arts Holiday Music Series.

November 30, 2016

A new exercise craze is sweeping middle schools and high schools across NISD. DrumFIT®, the District’s newest of 25 P.E. traveling modules, is said to be good for the brain, great for the body, and students love it. 

November 28, 2016

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 two NISD campuses in December. Flu shots are also available for students.

November 18, 2016

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.

November 18, 2016

Current NISD high school students, or parents of students under the age of 18, can now go online and request a copy of their transcript or have it sent to a college or university.

November 17, 2016

NISD will officially dedicate its second comprehensive sports gym on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. with a Texas-sized pep rally. 

November 16, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the 2016 tax roll, approved facilities items, and appointed campus administrators 

November 16, 2016

The Northside Learning Tree After-School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill part-time Youth Leader Instructor positions. 

November 16, 2016

Lewis ES has created a music program for students with special needs. This is the first year for autistic and Applied Learning Environment (ALE) students to be included in the music class rotation, meaning they attend music class every few days.

November 15, 2016

What is a Thanksgiving dinner without cranberries? Thanks to students from Northside ISD’s Learning Tree After-School program there will be enough cranberries for the 24,000 guests expected at the 37th annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner this year.

November 11, 2016

Northside ISD students and staff recognize the importance and significance of the selfless contributions of our veterans. 

November 9, 2016

Rudder MS students and staff created a rain garden as an environmentally friendly solution for run-off water from a new science building. They turned this into a learning opportunity to include several other gardens and outdoor classrooms.

November 4, 2016

Northside ISD Parents and Patrons: Like you, we have been monitoring this election cycle closely. As always, many NISD schools will serve, in compliance with the Texas Election Code, as polling sites on Election Day, Nov. 8. 

November 4, 2016

Six Northside schools have been awarded grants totaling more than $51,000 to implement service-learning projects on their campuses in the 2016-2017 Team Up Challenge.

November 3, 2016

Alamodome Management today confirmed graduation dates for Northside ISD high schools.  NISD will hold 12 graduations in June 2017, ten of which are held at the Alamodome.  The other two will be held at the new Northside Sports Gym.

November 2, 2016

What happens when it is time to sing the National Anthem and the sound system breaks? Well, at the Holmes vs Taft volleyball game, you look to one of your teammates to step up and sing it. 

October 26, 2016

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: reviewed a boundary proposal for Kallison ES; recognized Folks MS and Ellison ES as National PTA Schools of Excellence; and named the Marshall HS auditorium after longtime theatre director and the Jay HS courtyard after a longtime teacher.  

October 26, 2016

Two Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2016-2018 National PTA Schools of Excellence. Ellison Elementary School and Folks Middle School (for the second time) are among 173 schools from across the country to receive this special designation, and are the only schools in San Antonio to receive it.


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