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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northside ISD is looking for bus drivers. Starting pay is $11.97 per hour, and 32 hours per week are guaranteed.
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.
More than 21 Texas school districts, including Northside ISD, will hire thousands of teachers at a regional teacher job fair.
The Northside Police Department is partnering with the San Antonio Police Department and Bexar County Sheriff’s Office to offer free vehicle window etching to the public.
Parents and community members might have noticed a new, uniform look to campus websites. A new design makes it easier to navigate and locate important campus information.
It might be summer but many school zones continue to be in effect through the beginning of August.
Two new voter-approved Northside ISD athletics facilities were officially dedicated in June- the Northside Swim Center and Tennis Center. Both facilities are available for use by the community.
Northside ISD offers free, half-day pre-kindergarten for eligible four-year-old students in their neighborhood schools. About 2,900 pre-kindergarten students are projected for the 2013-2014 school year.
Northside ISD Trustees approved an increase of $1,585 for all teachers, nurses, librarians and speech pathologists (around 7,000 employees) as well as a 3.9 percent average pay raise for all other employees effective the new school year.
Northside ISD will add 777 new positions for the 2013-2014 school year after Trustees approved both a Growth and Improvement budget and a Restoration Funds budget that will restore some of the education funding cuts made by the state two years ago. Additionally, the restored funds will allow for a reduction in class sizes.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointment of several campus administrators and the Director of Bilingual and ESL Education; approved ‘Restoration Funds’ that will alleviate crowded classrooms- a return to the 22 students per teacher (22 to 1) standard ratio for kinder through fourth grade classes and the addition of two to ten new teachers at all secondary schools; and recognized two Behlau ES staff members for their quick response to a campus fire.