Michael

Campus Information

Principal:
Melissa Lopez-Brouse
Vice Principal:
Tracy Tapia
School Hours:
7:45am - 2:50pm
Phone: (210) 397-3900
Fax: (210) 645-3905
Year Open:
1999
School Mascot:
Stars
School Colors:
Blue, Gold

Boundary Information

Bond Information

Construction funded by Bond 1995

Mary Burns Michael

3155 Quiet Plain Dr
78245 San Antonio , TX

Namesake

Born Oct. 4, 1933 in rural Georgia, Mary Burns Michael did not escape the countless harsh injustices placed upon African-Americans during this time. However, she was able to survive because of her faith in God, her creativity, ingenuity, and many sacrifices.

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Born Oct. 4, 1933 in rural Georgia, Mary Burns Michael did not escape the countless harsh injustices placed upon African-Americans during this time. However, she was able to survive because of her faith in God, her creativity, ingenuity, and many sacrifices.

Today, Mary Burns Michael is highly regarded and sought for her expertise on educational matters, Kwanzaa celebrations, and for her African/African-American storytelling which she delivers in her own unique way. The pilgrimage she made to Africa, along with her husband, the Rev. Dr. Curtis Michael, lends to the credibility of the stories she writes and tells.

Michael graduated from Albany State College (now Albany State University) in Albany, Georgia in 1955 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Subsequently, she taught school in Georgia, Japan (with the Department of Defense Overseas School System), and Texas. After retiring in 1992, she continues to serve in various advisory capacities with Northside ISD.

During her years in education, her colleagues nominated her for numerous awards both locally and nationally. In 1989, she was the recipient of the Black Achievement Award for “Excellence in Education.”

Mary Burns Michael was able to rise above her environments; she went on to become the first and only member of her family to earn a college education after which she became a classroom teacher for 35 years. At heart, she is a teacher’s teacher and is a member of the San Antonio Storytellers of America, and a former consultant with Macmillian/McGraw-Hill Publishers, and a published author with the San Antonio Word (a local Christian publication).

Michael and her husband are proud parents of Sharon Michael-Chadwell, Phyllis Michael, Lt. Vincent Michael (deceased), Valerie Johnson, and proud grandparents of two grandchildren, Curtis Laurence Chadwell and Gabrielle Olivia Johnson.

Michael continues to be an active part of the Michael ES community. Her retirement does not limit her tireless commitment as an active citizen. In addition to her many community responsibilities she continues to find time to frequently visit the campus and share time with the children.

August 29, 2016
Cisneros, Quiñones to speak at free family engagement conference
Two well-known figures will be keynote speakers at the second annual Family Engagement Conference to be held Friday, Sept. 30 at Northside Activity Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 21, 2016
NISD offers free & reduced-price meals for qualifying students
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.

 

March 31, 2016
More than 7,500 kindergarten children expected to register
Once again, Northside is expecting a large kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year, making it all the more critical that parents register their children during Kinder Roundup in order to secure a seat at their neighborhood school. More than 7,500 kindergarten students are expected to enroll for the 2016-17 school year.