At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees approved the District’s 2013-2018 Strategic Plan, approved members of the 2014 Citizens’ Bond Committee, signed a Declaration of Respect, and appointed several campus administrators.
When your school song is sung to the tune of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” Constitution Day is a perfect day to celebrate pride in your country and pride in your school. For Aue Elementary School 5th grade teacher Ursula Silberschlag, the school-wide assembly was also the perfect gathering to celebrate receiving the ExCEL award.
Ross Middle School in Northside ISD, along with Congressman Joaquin Castro, State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, and State Representative Justin Rodriguez, will hold their annual Health and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Scarborough Elementary School students Naomy and Raul Bernal had no idea what to expect when they gathered in the school library with their classmates, Principal Jeannine Keairnes, Superintendent Dr. Brian Woods, and other District leaders on Friday morning.
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 1.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.
As NISD embarks on another school year, we are also looking at the future impact of thousands more children and the need for more schools and upgrades to current ones. Part of the solution may be to have a School Bond Election in 2014.
There’s an old saying, ‘a man is known by the company he keeps.’ Football Coach Larry Pullin has found himself in good company throughout his career, in his time in Northside and now as a 2013 inductee into the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.
Northside ISD is hosting a Job Fair to fill more than 50 positions for food service workers in the Child Nutrition Department.
For the first time, the Northside mobile app is now available for Android users. An updated version of the app was also recently released for Apple users.
What do a photojournalist, state legislator, news anchor, educator, coach, and physicist have in common? These six outstanding NISD graduates will be recognized as Pillars of Character at the Northside Education Foundation’s annual gala.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees adopted a $1.1 billion dollar budget for the 2013-2014 school year with no increase in property tax rate and named two new schools that open in summer 2014- Bonnie Ellison Elementary School and Dr. Joe J. Bernal Middle School.
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.
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.
For the fifth year in a row, a finalist for Texas Teacher of the Year is from Northside ISD.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.