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First day of school - August 24

Are you ready? It’s time for school to start and Northside ISD teachers are anxious to see their students’ smiling faces. All students will begin virtually for the first two weeks.Here are some helpful hints to assure a smooth first day....

Northside ISD COVID-19 Public Health Transition Plan

In coordination with local health officials, NISD has developed a transition plan to guide administrators when planning for those families who have chosen in-person, on campus instruction for their children. The plan was approved by the NISD Board of Trustees on Aug....

Thousands of Northside students to eat free this school year

Thousands of students at 49 Northside ISD schools will continue to 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....

Information from the Special Education Department

We know that in-person instruction is the best option for many of our students who receive special education services and we cannot wait to see them face to face again as soon as it is deemed safe! In the meantime, we will do our best to offer high-quality options through distance learning....

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