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First grade teacher at Braun Station ES among best in San Antonio

Jasmin Thompson, a first grade teacher at Braun Station Elementary School, was told by her principal, Jack Funkhouser, that a television crew from the district was coming to do a story about the campus and that they would be visiting her classroom. She had no idea it was all a ruse....

NISD Transportation Department holds Job Fair

The Northside ISD Transportation Department is holding a Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Culebra Bus Station, 7001 Culebra Road. Several positions are open including bus drivers, bus assistants, and service technicians....

Free flu shots available

Flu season is nearing and University Health System is offering two flu shot clinics this month. There is no charge for the shots, and are available for children six months and older. COVID-19 vaccines will not be offered on-site.The clinics are:...

Immunizations and COVID-19 Vaccination Information

NISD offers COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics:Northside ISD continues to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics for the convenience of anyone desiring the vaccine. Individuals may begin the vaccine with the first, or second dose, or get a booster if qualified. ...

NISD adopts tax rate


NISD offers free & reduced-price meals for qualifying students

Northside Independent School District (NISD) continues a policy of providing free and reduced-price meals for children who meet income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request....

Thousands of Northside students to eat free this year

Thousands of students at 62 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....

NISD Auxiliary Job Fair to be held Aug. 16

Northside ISD is holding an Auxiliary Job Fair to fill more than 300 positions for bus drivers, food service workers, food service manager trainees, police officers, custodians, and maintenance workers....

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