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August 27, 2013

If you are over 65 years old and live in Northside ISD or are a retired NISD employee, you may be eligible to receive the Northside Gold Card.

August 26, 2013

A record number of Northside ISD students headed back to the classroom as schools re-opened on Monday, Aug. 26. Projected enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year is 101, 619 students.

August 20, 2013

For the fifth year in a row, a finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year is from Northside ISD.

August 20, 2013

The Northside Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 20, 2013 in the Board room in the Central Office administration building, 5900 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238.

August 19, 2013

A sea of bright orange t-shirts filled the neighborhoods near Sul Ross Middle School and Esparza, Linton, Martin and Villarreal elementary schools Monday morning as 400 teachers took to the streets for a Community Block Walk.

August 14, 2013

Quincy Hunt, a recent Holmes High School graduate and alumnus of the AVID program, was a featured speaker at the AVID Summer Institute held in San Antonio in July. He spoke to thousands of educators about the impact the AVID program has had on his life.

August 13, 2013

It’s not just back to school time for students. There are hundreds of learning opportunities available for all ages in the latest course catalog for Adult and Community Education.

August 13, 2013

Pease Middle School will host their Bulldog Family Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from noon to 7 pm for community members to purchase necessary back to school items, learn about volunteer opportunities, and connect with beneficial family service organizations in the area.

August 9, 2013

Wondering what school supplies to get, when bus schedules are announced, or where to register your child for school? All those questions and more are answered on Northside ISD’s Back to School website.

August 7, 2013

Northside ISD will again participate in the National School Lunch Program which provides free and reduced-price meals for students from households with qualifying incomes. Households must apply every year for the meal program, and meal benefits from last school year will expire on Oct. 7 if there is not a current 2013-14 meal application on file at the Free and Reduced Office. 

August 6, 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, Northside ISD can claim a Region 20 Teacher of the Year. The 2014 Region 20 Secondary Teacher of the Year is Christian DeBerry a Special Education teacher at Hobby Middle School.

August 5, 2013

Northside ISD is enforcing its “No Shots, No School” policy, which means students who are not up-to-date on immunizations will not be allowed to attend classes when the 2013-14 school year begins on Aug. 26. 

August 5, 2013

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

August 1, 2013

Landa Rodgers, NISD’s Programming and Development coordinator, wondered why her supervisor was so worried about her having jury duty the day before, but soon realized why when her name was called as Northside ISD’s 2013 Innovator of the Year during a surprise announcement at the opening session of the District’s annual Administrator Institute on July 31. 

July 29, 2013

Northside ISD is accepting applications for food service workers and manager trainees in the Child Nutrition Department. More than 100 positions are available.

July 26, 2013

So You Think You Can Dance is a popular reality television show, but the reality of watching the San Antonio Deaf Dance Company perform is truly show-stopping. The Company’s public performance is Friday, August 2 at 7 p.m. in the Warren High School Auditorium, 9411 Military Drive W.

July 24, 2013

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 300 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, maintenance workers and Aquatics positions.

July 24, 2013
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointment of several campus administrators including the Principals of Construction Careers Academy and Health Careers High School; and approved the use of School Bond 2010 savings to build a new elementary school and a new district competition gym.
July 22, 2013

Starting with the 2012-2013 school year, over 50,000 elementary-aged students in Northside began benefitting in a collaborative effort between the Health and Physical Education Department, Child Nutrition Department, and the Learning Tree After-School program thanks to a three-year $2.6 million Federal Carol M. White Physical Education Program grant. 

July 18, 2013

You’ve probably seen the Energy Star label on household appliances like washing machines and dishwashers, but it can also apply to schools. Martin Elementary School and Warren High School are the first schools in Northside, and the first schools in a San Antonio-area school district, to earn the Energy Star label.

July 17, 2013

The Northside ISD Police Department is hiring police officers for both campus and patrol divisions. Benefits include a competitive starting salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement contribution to TRS, paid training, and opportunities for advancement within the department.

July 16, 2013

Northside ISD is looking for bus drivers. Starting pay is $11.97 per hour, and 32 hours per week are guaranteed. 

July 16, 2013

The elementary menu and the middle/high schools menu for the 2013-2014 school year have been announced. Prices are $1 for breakfast and $2 for lunch at the elementary level and $1.00 for breakfast and $2.25 for lunch at the secondary level.

July 16, 2013

A new GED test series is coming January 1, 2014, and those who haven’t finished all tests under the old GED series will have to start all over again.  Incomplete or insufficient GED scores from the old 2002 series will no longer be valid after December 31, 2013.

July 12, 2013

More than 21 Texas school districts, including Northside ISD, will hire thousands of teachers at a regional teacher job fair.


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