Sandra Day O'Connor Adminstration building on a sunny day.


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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.


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: Panthers

School Colors: Navy Blue, Gold

Mission Statement:
The mission of Sandra Day O' Connor High School is for students, parents, staff and the community to work collaboratively to ensure high-levels of learning for all, and to empower, to inspire and to prepare individuals for future success.

Jackie Horras infront of a school rock wall.
Jacqueline Horras - Principal

Jackie Horras graduated with a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University, earned her master’s degree from Texas State University, and obtained her superintendent certification from the University of Texas at San Antonio. In 1991 she began her career in education as an NISD English teacher. From there, she moved to a leadership position as the principal of Health Careers High School and later found her home when she was appointed principal of O’Connor High School in February of 2010. Mrs. Horras strives to focus on growth and continuous campus improvement by empowering her staff to do what is best for each and every student. Over the past twenty-two years in administration, Mrs. Horras has inspired countless teachers and students.
Jason Christian sitting at desk.
Jason Christian - Vice Principal

The Vice-Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at or by phone at 210-397-4815.

Jason Christian graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Texas ATM Corpus Christi and earned his master’s degree from Texas Tech University. Mr. Christian began his career in Northside as a special education teacher at Rayburn Middle School. He transitioned to administration in 2013, becoming an assistant principal at O’Connor High School. Later, he was appointed vice principal at O’Connor High School in 2019. Mr. Christian believes that all students deserve a safe, positive atmosphere where they can strive to be their best.

The Vice-Principal also serves as the Campus Behavior Coordinator. They can be reached by email at or by phone at 210-397-4815.
Jennifer Bishop sitting at a desk.
Jennifer Bishop - Academic Dean
Jennifer Bishop graduated from Angelo State University and completed her master's degree at Walden University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. She began her career in education in 1996, moved to Northside in 2000 and O'Connor High School in 2013. Her guiding principles are that ALL students can learn at high levels and that students may not opt out of learning. Every student is important every day! The best way to communicate with Ms. Bishop is via email and she may also be reached by contacting the main campus number.
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