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August 26, 2010

NISD is the fourth largest in Texas. Only Houston ISD, Dallas ISD and Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (Houston area) are larger.

August 25, 2010

Tax rate to support the budget is 1.7 cents lower than projected
In addition to funding the operations of over 100 schools and 13,000 employees, the $1.234 billion budget will fund the opening of five new schools and 494 new staff positions.

August 13, 2010

Once again Northside ISD is enforcing its "No Shots, No School" policy.

August 12, 2010

Over 70 local and state agencies will participating in this resource fair.

August 11, 2010

Daniel Leija, a fifth grade teacher at Esparza Elementary School, was recently selected as Region 20's Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.

August 9, 2010

He also now advances as a candidate for the national-level Presidential Award.

August 6, 2010

Parents must provide good phone number
Northside ISD is launching a new notification system called School Messenger this month that will communicate directly with its 94,000+ students and their parents as well as 13,000 employees quickly via a phone call.

August 2, 2010

Northside School District 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 school year for the meal program.

July 30, 2010

Northside ISD has been named a Texas Recognized District for the third year in a row by the Texas Education Agency.

July 26, 2010

Public performance slated for July 30 to showcase talent
Students are learning dance choreography for the upcoming performance of "I Am Who I Was Born to BE" to be held Friday, July 30 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Clark auditorium.

July 23, 2010

When Martin Elementary School opens next month, it will claim at least two firsts. Martin will become the first NISD elementary school to be built inside Loop 410 since 1980 and it also will be the first officially "Green" Northside school.

July 21, 2010

NISD's manages one of the largest school construction programs in Texas
Northside ISD continues to be recognized for excellence in school construction.

July 16, 2010

Bengals, Bears, Bulldogs and Rangers will be added to the list of mascots as four of NISD's five newest schools reveal the newest school mascots and logos for their communities.

July 15, 2010

High School and GED graduates wanting a little help in navigating the college process can apply to participate in the PACE program through a partnership with NISD and Northwest Vista College.

July 8, 2010

Apply today to become part of San Antonio’s premier school district. Northside ISD now is accepting job applications for part-time food service workers.

July 2, 2010

In just three short years, the number of Northside ISD students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses has risen by 13 percent, and the number of AP tests taken by students has more than doubled.

June 30, 2010

Northside ISD will begin registration for pre-kindergarten beginning July 12 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Northside Activity Center.

June 29, 2010

Each year the San Antonio Masonry Contractors Association recognizes outstanding masonry construction in 7 project categories that include public schools, universities and private development among others.

June 25, 2010

Welcomes Northside Nic to the program
Northside School District's Child Nutrition Services is gearing up for the new school year and working to increase quality and efficiency in Northside cafeterias

June 23, 2010

Stan Laing, currently the Principal of Tom C. Clark High School, has been named the Executive Director of Athletics for Northside ISD.

June 18, 2010

For the third consecutive year, Northside ISD is ranked No. 1 in construction among the eight largest public agencies in San Antonio.

June 15, 2010

Newsweek magazine ranked Communications Arts and other NISD high schools in its annual report of the best public high schools in America.

June 8, 2010

Walking and biking to school will soon be made easier thanks to the "Safe Routes to School" grant awarded to Northside ISD by the Texas Department of Transportation.

June 4, 2010

Almost 5,400 Northside ISD seniors will graduate over the next week or two. Leading them will be the highest achieving scholars, the Valedictorian and the Salutatorian.

May 28, 2010

Almost 5,400 seniors will graduate from NISD high schools this month, and once again all the graduations will be streamed live on the Internet.


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