Northside School District's After School Program(s) offer opportunities for children to access academic enrichment, social, and recreational experiences in an environment that is safe and supervised. It is run by the Northside's Community Education Department. This department aligns itself with the Texas Education Agency's expectations, as well as NISD's high standards of all staff, and maintains the rigor and expectations of our students throughout their day.
Enrichment activities are guided by Problem Based Learning principles. Lessons adhere to the same standards teachers use. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Students experience these skills through hands-on, interactive, and mutli-sensory activities. Thus, activities facilitate: problem-solving, creativity, intellectual curiosity, and flexibility. Curriculum topics include: Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, College/Workforce, and a special emphasis is placed on STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). STEM activities also include statistics and data-driven decision making, differential for each grade level.