Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.
The third annual Brennan High School Leadership Conference was held recently with 82 students representing the presidents and captains of various clubs, teams, and organizations from across the campus attending.
More than 112,000 meals are served in a day at Northside ISD, making it San Antonio’s largest restaurant operation! In honor of National School Lunch Week, which runs Oct. 14-18, the District is encouraging parents and patrons to stop by their local school cafeteria and see how school cafeteria food has changed.
The 17th annual Los Leones Student Arts Festival has something for everyone. This family-oriented event will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 and includes an art show and sale with more than 2,500 pieces of high quality student artwork by NISD students.
The Northside ISD Museum Association unveiled its new sign at the corner of Bandera Road and Grissom Road on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Zachry Middle School and Stevens High School are among 20 semifinalists in the San Antonio area for the Spurs Team Up Challenge, an initiative that encourages schools to implement community and service projects.
The Northside Swim Center will make a big splash in 2015 as host of three prestigious national swimming events. Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis, joined officials from Northside ISD, Bexar County, and SA Sports in announcing details.
NISD will hold its second annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Wednesday, Oct. 9 with students across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school.
Marching band season is underway and parents and the community have two opportunities to view their local marching band programs at their best.
The annual NISD College Night event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 6-8:30 pm drawing more than 140 colleges and universities from across the nation.
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.