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Lewis student wins Cavaliers Art Contest

Emily Giehll, a 5th grade student at Lewis ES, is the Grand Prize winner in the 2021 Texas Cavaliers River Parade Art Contest. As grand prize winner, Emily will receive $5,000 for her school’s art program. Her art teacher is Lila Owens....

Mobile clinic will visit NISD schools

University Health System is offering a convenient way for parents to stay up-to-date with their child’s immunizations and receive flu shots.Their mobile clinic will visit the following locations in March on the dates/times listed:...

Blood donations needed

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has planned multiple blood drives in Northside ISD in March as the need for blood continues amid the coronavirus pandemic. Blood donations are greatly needed to prevent shortages....

NISD schools ready to reopen

Based on our initial assessment of District facilities, we are confident that we will be able to resume both virtual and in-person learning on Monday, Feb. 22....

Counseling programs win state awards

The Texas School Counselor Association recognized Adams Hill, Colonies North, Locke Hill, Meadow Village, Mireles, and Wanke elementary schools; Connally, Hector Garcia, Rudder, and Stinson middle schools; and Brandeis, Brennan, Harlan, and O’Connor high schools with 2020-2021 CREST Awards for Co...

Superintendent invites in-person learners back

Please read and/or watch the following message from Dr. Woods to Northside ISD families. Thank you to all of our families who switched their children to virtual learning these past few weeks at our request....

12 Fine Arts students earn All-State honors

Twelve Northside ISD Fine Arts students from nine high schools were selected to the Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA) All-State Orchestra, Band, Choir, and Jazz bands....

Public invited to Virtual Textbook Open Forum

NISD is seeking public input into the selection of instructional materials being considered for use next school year. During the Virtual Open Forum (now through Friday, February 12th) the public can review the materials being considered for use in the classroom....

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