Thirty-nine thousand students at 49 Northside ISD schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this coming school year thanks to the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act which will provide the financial support needed, according to Dr. Brian T. Woods, superintendent.
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For Jay Sumpter, Principal of the Jay Science and Engineering Academy, leading students down the path of innovation in STEM fields is reward enough. But, in front of several hundred of his peers at the annual Administrator Institute, Sumpter was named the recipient of the 2015 Ed Rawlinson Innovator of the Year award.
Last night, Trustees discussed and took action on several items: appointed several campus administrators, including new principals for Vale MS and Fernandez ES, and approved various facilities projects.
Because more than 5,000 Northside ISD students still need updated immunizations before the start of the school year, University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to immunize their children. They will dispatch a mobile clinic that will visit 6 middle school campuses in August.
For families in the midst of back to school shopping- a reminder that the Annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for August 7 through August 9.
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