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June 24, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: named NISD's newest high school after a United States Supreme Court Justice, signed a Code of Ethics reaffirming their commitment to adhere to ethical and educational standards, and appointed several campus administrators including a new principal for Marshall HS.

June 22, 2015

Dr. Jenny Ostos, a teacher at Jay Science and Engineering Academy (JSEA), is a recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine 100 Inspiring Women in STEM award. 

June 19, 2015

Students from five NISD middle schools are exhibiting art work they created this summer at the “Young Picasso” Summer Cultural Fine Arts Summer Camp. Their art exhibit will be held on Thursday, June 25 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Holmes High School. It is free and open to the public.

June 18, 2015

For the next two years, Taft High School will cap attendance. This means that any new-to-Taft students who move into certain parts of the Taft attendance zone will be temporarily capped (moved) to Brennan High School which still has some room and is close to Taft. 

June 18, 2015

To comply with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations, Northside ISD will once again offer free meals to children starting June 8. This year, free meals are available at 17 schools for children who are 18 years or younger.

June 16, 2015

At the June 16 School Board Meeting, Northside ISD Trustees approved a $21.4 million compensation package that will provide salary increases for more than 14,000 employees. The raise includes a 3 percent increase for most employees, but transportation, custodial, and child nutrition workers will see a larger increase. Raises are effective for the new school year.

June 16, 2015

Karen Avila, assistant principal at Vale Middle School, is the Region 20 Outstanding Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year. 

June 15, 2015

The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 75 part-time youth leader positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 18 at 6632 Bandera Road, Building F.

June 14, 2015

School may be out for this school year, but the learning never ends. Summer School is a time to catch up in your studies, learn something new, or try to get ahead. High school registration is held on June 10 and 11 depending upon your home campus. For the schedule, click here

June 12, 2015

Nine Northside students will compete at the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland June 14-18. 

June 11, 2015

“Eagle eyes is on duty.” As James Bluhm hands out test papers to his economics students at Jay High School, he reminds them that he’s always watching. And for the last 50 years in Northside, he has truly seen a lot of students come and go from his classroom.

June 5, 2015

Approximately 6,400 seniors, who received a combined total of $93 million in college scholarships, will don caps and gowns and collect their diplomas at one of 12 commencements being held for all Northside ISD high schools and the Reddix Center. The graduations will be streamed live on the Internet.  Just click on the link on the front page of the NISD website on the days and times listed below to watch any of the graduations.

June 5, 2015

Graduation ceremonies will soon begin, and we are pleased to feature our high school valedictorians and salutatorians for this year.

June 3, 2015

Two NISD students won medals at two international science fair competitions last month. 

June 3, 2015

The Northside Learning Tree after school program is expanding to all district middle schools for the 2015-16 school year. Club LT is an extension of the Northside’s Learning Tree after school enrichment program that is available to all NISD elementary schools, although the program differs in its design to meet the needs of older students. Learn more about this program by clicking here

June 1, 2015

If you see Marshall High School junior Rana Altayawi intently texting on her cell phone, she could be writing a paper instead of casually chatting with friends.

May 27, 2015

Culinary Arts Students at Warren High School are doing a whole lot more than just cooking. They are learning how to work in a restaurant-style kitchen while working as a team. Click here to learn what is cooking in the kitchen at Warren HS.

May 27, 2015

Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: two new Trustees took oath of office, as did two reelected Trustees, reorganized Board officer positions, and appointed new principals.

May 22, 2015

It’s time to get a jump start on immunization requirements for the 2015-2016 school year. University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to immunize their children, with a mobile clinic that will visit middle school campuses in May and June. 

May 20, 2015

Students enrolled in the dual language program at Stinson Middle School are ahead of the game when it comes to earning high school credits. Some of them are also well on their way to earning college credit.

May 13, 2015

Vale MS students received hands-on experience with a robot that they helped name. 

May 12, 2015

Seniors at Northside ISD’s Construction Careers Academy have taken on the biggest challenge of their high school careers over the past several months- designing and building three homes from shipping containers.

May 11, 2015

The Northside Learning Tree After School Program is seeking outgoing, energetic, and positive role models to fill 70 part-time youth leader positions. Interested applicants should stop by the Learning Tree Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15 at 6632 Bandera Road, Building F.

May 10, 2015

Google apps and mobile devices. Robotics and flipped classrooms. Northside schools are integrating technology in unique ways to engage students in learning and an annual event allows students and teachers to share the successes from their campuses.

May 8, 2015

Northside ISD is hiring 85 bus drivers. Positions are available with full District benefits at a variety of geographic locations within Northside.

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