The 46th annual NISD Special Olympics ceremonies scheduled for Monday and Tuesday have been canceled due to the cold weather. The remainder of the week continues as scheduled for March 5-7 at Gustafson Stadium.
The 2014 Northside Education Foundation (NEF) 5K Run/Walk and Family Wellness Fair, presented by AXA, takes place Saturday, March 29. In 2013, almost 5,000 participated, setting a record for NEF and the need to super-size from NISD's Dub Farris Stadium to SeaWorld.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: approved the District’s 2015-2016 school calendar, approved the use of District High School Allotment funds to subsidize AP exams, recognized several award-winning teachers and administrators, appointed several campus administrators including the new principal at Blattman ES, and discussed a name for a new elementary school.
Mary Lagleder, a History teacher at Warren HS, is a finalist for the prestigious H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, recognizing her as one of the best educators in Texas.
Fifty teams from across the state of Texas including Stevens and Warren high schools competed in the Texas Academic Decathlon (AcDec) this past weekend to a fanfare of well-wishers and supporters. With nine members per team, more than 450 students competed.
While the Olympics plays out on the world stage in Sochi, Russia, an Olympics-type event will be held in San Antonio on Feb. 21-22 as well. The event uses mental muscles and in the end, there will be a ceremony with high school students receiving the coveted gold, silver, or bronze medals.
Northside ISD is holding a Transportation Job Fair to fill 170 positions for bus drivers. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 at the Culebra Transportation Station, 7001 Culebra Road.
The latest University Interscholastic League reclassifications and realignments were announced earlier this week, and for the first time, all 10 Northside high schools will now compete in the same district, 27-6A.
The Northside ISD Board of Trustees has been named a finalist for best school board in Texas in the 2014 Excellence in Education Awards program sponsored by H-E-B.
Northside ISD has hundreds of school-business-community partnerships who help sustain and are the lifeblood of campus life. They provide many services and resources that benefit the District’s faculty, staff and students, as well as their organizations.
For the fourth year in a row, the Northside School Museum Association is selling Fiesta medals. These limited-edition collectibles can be purchased at the Partnerships Office beginning Feb. 1.
Three words. As Galm Elementary School celebrated “No Name Calling Week” recently, counselor Janina Cleveland challenged students to come up with three words that would encourage others to put a stop to bullying behaviors.
The NISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously (6-0) Tuesday night to call for a School Bond Election for $648.34 million following extensive study and consideration by the 250-member District-wide 2014 Citizens’ Bond Committee.
Two Northside ISD high schools will host “Student Aid San Antonio” Saturday events to help students and parents apply for college financial aid. The events are free and open to all students from all NISD high schools.
At last night's School Board meeting, NISD Trustees discussed and took action on several items: called for a $648.34 million bond election to be held May 10, appointed the Executive Director of Technology Services, and appointed the Principal of Ellison Elementary School.
Looking for some fresh ideas, fresh looks, a fresh perspective, or fresh air? Maybe taking advantage of some of the hundreds of learning opportunities available from Adult and Community Education (ACE) will provide you just the fresh start that you need.
Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists or Commended Scholars, scholar finalists in the 2013-14 National Hispanic Recognition Program, and National Achievement Scholar semifinalists.
January is designated School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Northside ISD is joining other districts across the state to gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions that elected Board of Trustees make to their communities.
More than 600 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Mark Wood, a string master and founding member of the internationally- acclaimed Trans Siberian Orchestra. On Jan. 17 and 18, students will participate in Woods’ innovative program “Electrify Your Strings (EYS),” an intensive rock and roll workshop for school music education departments that boosts student self-esteem and motivation.
Parents of special needs students in PPCD through 12th grade are invited to attend a meeting to discuss transitional planning for their child while in elementary, middle, and high school. The meeting will be held at Driggers Elementary School on Monday, Jan. 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
NISD is seeking public input regarding the selection of instructional materials (textbooks, etc.) being considered for use during the 2014-15 school year.
Denton Guyer High School defeated Brennan High School 31-14 to win the 4A Division 1 State Championship Dec. 20 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The District has been notified that Methodist Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield have completed a new two-year agreement. All employees who are insured with BCBSTX as of 1/1/14 will have in-network coverage at Methodist Hospital facilities.
Eighth graders and eligible students are invited to attend the 2014 Magnet School Fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 7 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.