Board of Trustees, Principal Cabico, and Chief Justice Wallace gathered in the Jefferson MS Library

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 District calendars are listed and approved two years in advance. For individual schools, only campuses with Google Calendars are featured here.

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NISD's mission is to provide all NISD students who are eligible to ride the bus a safe, efficient, nurturing environment that supports the educational and extra-curricular objectives of the district.

Vaccinations

Northside ISD continues to enforce its “No Shots, No School” policy. Texas law requires all public school children have current immunizations in order to attend class.

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School Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: Navy Blue, Silver

Mission Statement:
At Jefferson, we strive to work with every student, every day, to help them meet their personal goals. We focus on ALL students individually to provide an innovative, high-quality diverse learning environment for all students in an ever changing world.

Portrait of Monica Cabico, Principal
Monica Cabico - Principal
Monica Cabico is a proud product of Northside ISD having graduated from Clark High School. She began her career in Northside in 1995 as a reading teacher at Zachry Middle School where she continued to teach for the next 16 years. In 2011, she moved to Jones Middle School as the Academic Dean and then moved to Pease Middle School as the Vice Principal in 2015. In April of 2019, she was named the Principal of Wallace B. Jefferson Middle School.

Cabico received her bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio (1995) and in 2009, she earned her Masters in Educational Administration from Lamar University.

She and her husband Roger have two sons, Nicholas and Evan, both graduates of Northside schools.
Portrait of Joseph Castellanos, Vice Principal
Joseph Castellanos - Vice Principal

The Vice-Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at joseph.castellanos@nisd.net or by phone at 210-397-3715.

Portrait Of Monica Galan, Academic Dean
Monica Galan - Academic Dean
Monica Galan began her educational career at McArthur High School in the Northeast ISD teaching
Algebra. A move to the Baytown area, lead her to teach mathematics at Highlands Junior in the
Goosecreek ISD. Returning to San Antonio, where she was born and raised, she secured a job in the
Northside ISD at Rudder Middle School. As a mathematics teacher and a department coordinator, Ms.
Galan served the Rudder community for 16 years. In 2012, Ms. Galan joined the Jefferson staff as a
mathematics teacher and department coordinator. After her first year teaching at Jefferson Middle
School, she became the Assistant Principle. Within the same year, she became the Academic Dean at
Jefferson and continues to lead in this role.

Ms. Galan received her bachelor of science degree in education with a specialization in mathematics
from Southwest Texas State University in 1995. Participating in a Northside cohort alongside Walden
University, Ms. Galan earned her master of science degree in education with a specialization in
integrating technology into the classroom in 2006. It was through another NISD cohort and the
University of Texas in San Antonio in 2013, that Ms. Galan completed her principal certification to
become an educational administrator.

The career objective that Ms. Galan works towards on a daily basis is to be the catalyst in continuing to
provide leadership for all students and teachers to experience an ideal learning environment which will
allow them to demonstrate their creativity, enhance their technology skills, build positive relationships
and develop a love for learning.
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