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September 18, 2019

Teachers and students are seeing double and sometimes even triple at Powell ES. There are seven sets of twins and one set of triplets on campus. 

September 17, 2019

Jaime Frias, a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher at Communications Arts HS, was named the 2019-2020 EXCEL Award winner for Northside ISD. The announcement was a surprise to Frias, who was told to bring her students to a campus-wide assembly.

September 16, 2019

The NISD Special Education Program is hosting its annual Community Resource Fair for families of students with disabilities on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

September 13, 2019

Seven Northside ISD high school seniors have been named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. They are among 16,000 semifinalists nationwide in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. They represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.

September 12, 2019

The Northside Education Foundation (NEF) has officially kicked off its Annual Giving Campaign (formerly the Annual Pledge Drive). 

September 11, 2019

A Child Nutrition worker in the District knows that attendance matters. Luis Salazar, the food service manager at Glenn ES, has not missed one day of work in six years, and only two days in the last 14 years! 

September 4, 2019

As thousands of students head back to school, many carry with them more than just books and backpacks. Anxiety and stress are a growing problem in schools across the country. This summer, NISD counselors and coaches teamed with student-athletes during a Servant Leadership Summit to tackle the issue of mental health. 

September 3, 2019

Wondering how to pay for college? Need help filling out financial aid forms? The District’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Night will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

August 30, 2019

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, Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Northside Learning Center, 6632 Bandera Road, Building D.

August 30, 2019

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 50 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.

August 29, 2019

Northside’s theme of “Be Legendary” is certainly personified in this year’s class of 2019 Pillars of Character. Each year, Pillars are selected from almost 100,000 Northside ISD alumni who graduated from NISD high schools since 1951. 

August 29, 2019

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to avoid long lines and stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations.

August 28, 2019

The Northside ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted Aug. 27 to lower the district’s overall tax rate by seven cents after receiving the certified taxable property values. This is the ninth year in a row that the Board has adopted a “no increase” tax rate.

August 28, 2019

This week’s video of the week features two first-year teachers, along with other teachers across the district who were all preparing to welcome 106,000 NISD students on the first day of school.

August 15, 2019

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 20, 2019 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

August 13, 2019

Before 106,000 students arrive for the first day of school on Aug. 26, a brigade of new teachers first need to be schooled.

August 9, 2019

Six Northside ISD PTAs have been named 2019-2021 National PTA Schools of Excellence.

August 8, 2019

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 8, 2019

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.

August 5, 2019

The safety of students, staff, and visitors is always the first priority in Northside ISD. The following is a letter from Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods explaining a new safety strategy.

August 1, 2019

For families in the midst of back to school shopping – a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 9 through 11.

August 1, 2019

Viktor Strelnikov, an Application Systems Administrator in Technology Services, received the 2019 Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year award, presented to him by former Superintendent Ed Rawlinson at the Support Leadership Teams (SLT) Leadership Institute. He was among 14 nominees for the award.

July 30, 2019

Students, parents, and patrons wanting to purchase varsity football tickets (whether season tickets or individual tickets) will now be able to do so online.

July 29, 2019

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 how to register your child for school, visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website.

July 24, 2019

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 80 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department.


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