News Archive

September 28, 2015

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. 

September 23, 2015

Trustees voted to name Northside’s newest elementary schools after two founding fathers of the Northside Education Foundation.

September 23, 2015


September 23, 2015

“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.”

September 17, 2015

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.

September 16, 2015

Northside ISD, Bexar County’s “Destination” School District, offers a wide range of course offerings, variety of extracurricular activities, highly-rated experienced teachers, and additional services to help all students be successful. 

September 15, 2015

When Roxanne Brown, GT teacher at Clark HS, was told by her principal, Dr. Jerry Woods, that NISD-TV would be coming to take video of her classroom Tuesday morning, she had no idea it was all a ruse. 

September 14, 2015

Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, State Senator Jose Menendez, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold the 11th annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 26.

September 13, 2015

Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 26.

September 13, 2015

The Northside Education Foundation (NEF) ends its Annual Pledge Drive on Oct. 2 with some new exciting changes for the campaign. Anyone who donates $100 or more will join the Cornerstone Club and receive a Cornerstone Club plaque. 

September 11, 2015

Celebrating its 20th year, the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) will recognize six outstanding NISD graduates as Pillars of Character at its annual gala. These six outstanding graduates include philanthropists, a military musician, a cutting-edge surgeon, multi-tasking physician, and a former intelligence officer.

September 10, 2015

Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill 60 positions for food service workers and food service manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. 

September 9, 2015

The 2015-16 school year may be in full swing, but that hasn’t stopped students from reminiscing about their summer adventures. For some students that included a fun and active summer spent at Northside’s Learning Tree Summer Camp. Click here to learn more.

August 27, 2015

A sea of bright blue t-shirts filled the neighborhoods near Ross MS, and Esparza, Linton, Martin, Powell, and Villarreal elementary schools as 500 teachers took to the streets for the fourth annual Community Block Walk. 

August 26, 2015

Construction Careers Academy finished its second year of student-built small homes. They ended the 2014-15 school year with a Parade of Homes that featured three shipping containers turned into homes. Click here to see the video highlights.

August 26, 2015

Around 105,000 students and 7,200 teachers headed back to the classroom when 117 schools opened their doors on Monday. Joining the District is Herbert G. Boldt Elementary School. Boldt is the 75th elementary school in NISD. 

August 26, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved a $1.24 billion budget for 2015-2016, appointed members of the School Boundary Advisory Committee, approved members of the School Health Advisory Council, and approved facilities items and administrative appointments.

August 11, 2015

Visit Northside ISD’s Back to School website to find out the answers to such questions as to what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school.

August 10, 2015

Before 105,000 students arrive for the first day of school on Aug. 24, a brigade of new teachers first have to be schooled.  More than 800 new and new-to-Northside ISD teachers went “back-to-school” during New Teacher Academy, an intense three-day professional development designed to share the culture and the expectations of South Texas’ largest school district as well as learn about the dozens of resources and curriculum support specialists available to them.

August 6, 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, Northside ISD can claim a Region 20 Teacher of the Year. The 2016 Region 20 Elementary Teacher of the Year is Teresita Villa, a fourth grade teacher at Kuentz Elementary School. 

August 5, 2015

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 18, 2015 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

August 4, 2015

For Jay Sumpter, Principal of the Jay Science and Engineering Academy, leading students down the path of innovation in STEM fields is reward enough. But, in front of several hundred of his peers at the annual Administrator Institute, Sumpter was named the recipient of the 2015 Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year award. 

August 1, 2015

For students who have yet to have update their immunizations, University Health System will have its mobile clinic available at Gustafson Stadium, located at Loop 410 and Culebra. The "shots bus" will be there from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24 through Wednesday, Aug. 26.  Parents should be aware that by waiting this late, students may miss the first day of school. 

July 29, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed several campus administrators, including new principals for Vale MS and Fernandez ES, and approved various facilities projects.

July 27, 2015

For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 7 through August 9.


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