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NISD College, Career, and Military Night is Nov. 14

The annual Northside ISD College, Career, and Military Night will be held Monday, Nov. 14 from 6-8:30 p.m. drawing more than 100 institutions of higher education from all over Texas and the nation....

Blood donations needed

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has planned multiple blood drives in Northside ISD in November and December as the need for blood continues due to critical shortages. Thursday, Nov. 3Location: Sotomayor High School LGI Room...

Northside students achieve national recognition

Northside ISD students continue to excel and receive numerous honors and awards. Below are students who have been named National Merit Semifinalists, Commended Scholars, and scholar finalists in the National Hispanic Recognition Program....

Drug take-back day set for Oct. 29

Now is the perfect time to empty medicine cabinets, bedside tables, and kitchen drawers of unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holds its annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29....

Woods announces retirement

Dr. Brian Woods, Superintendent of the Northside Independent School District, has announced his retirement effective at the end of the current school year. Woods has served as Superintendent of Texas’ fourth largest school district since July 2012....

Review of protocols important to overall safety for students & staff

As this school year progresses, safety remains a priority on all of our campuses. It is important to review key components of our district’s safety protocols to ensure we never lose sight of how school staff and parents must work together during a potential threat....

NISD athletes to play in All-Star Game

Twenty-three NISD athletes from 11 high schools were selected to play in the 2023 San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game. Steve Basore from Brennan High School will be serving as the head coach for Team Black....

Bullying not tolerated in NISD

Northside will hold its eleventh annual Declaration of Respect Signing Day on Friday, Oct. 7, with students and staff across the District signing certificates pledging to demonstrate respect for themselves and all others through their interactions at school. ...

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