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Spotlight on Principals for National Principals Month

National Principals Month is a time for parents, students, teachers, staff, and local communities to honor public school principals for their tireless leadership. What Is National Principals Month? Every October we celebrate National Principals Month. National Principals Month is a collaboration between the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary …

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Northside Female Student Athletes Prove the Power in Perseverance

Northside Female Athletes Prove the Power in Perseverance Inspiring female athletes of Northside ISD recognized for their outstanding commitment and determination. Brennan High School’s soccer player, Lauren Liguez, and Folks Middle School’s football quarterback, Bella Alvarado, are just two of the many inspirational female athletes of Northside ISD. Their stories bring unique, strong, and impressive …

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Are charter schools private schools?

Are charter schools private schools?

Charter schools are free due to public, taxpayer dollars that are taken from traditional public schools when a child enrolls in the charter school. Unlike a traditional public school, charter schools are also funded by private companies, individuals, and interests. They are managed by a private entity vs a community elected board where the public has input. And their boards are appointed vs elected. This means that charter board members can have a financial interest in the success of the schools.

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Northside ISD Provides Fun, Educational Summer Programs

Northside ISD Provides Fun, Educational Summer Camp Programs Northside ISD students have fun and learn new things at summer camp programs. With summer comes different kinds of summer camps for kids to stay mentally and physically active. Northside ISD provides multiple camps for children of all grades. The Elementary ESL Newcomer Program is for recent …

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week Across our districts, schools, families, students, administration, and staff are honoring our dedicated, hard-working, passionate teachers! Schools Celebrate Teachers Across Our Districts San Antonio ISD Northside ISD Teacher Appreciation Week is filled with kind letters, sweet treats, flowers, lunches, and more! South San Antonio ISD Thank you to all educators! Edgewood ISD …

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Public Schools Celebrate Library Week

Public Schools Celebrate Library Week Our districts observed Library Week by honoring school librarians and engaging in library activities! Debbie Klein has spent nearly three decades with Clear Creek ISD. She’s seen her library at Ward Elementary evolve from containing only books, to adding gadgets and games for Maker Space. A new Little Library has …

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Read Across America Day Inspires Students to Read

Read Across America Day Inspires Students On National Read Across America Day, students, teachers, parents, and community members around the nation come together to read books and celebrate the joy of reading! National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. It …

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CTE Month and the Culinary Arts Pathway

CTE Month and the Culinary Arts Pathway CTE, or Career and Technical Education,  includes public school districts’ Culinary Arts programs.  Culinary Arts is part of the CTE Hospitality and Tourism Career Cluster.   What is Culinary Arts? Culinary Arts refers to planning, preparing, cooking, presenting, and serving food.  Culinary Arts students learn skills that focus on …

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Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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Highlighting STEM Education in Public Schools

Highlighting STEM and STEAM Education National STEM/STEAM Day was observed on November 8, 2021. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education is a method of hands-on teaching and learning.  Students learn by creatively solving real-world problems with innovative thinking to prepare for future career opportunities. (TEA) AMARIS CRUZ, STEM Teacher, Ward Elementary, Northside ISD …

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Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day

Spotlight on Athletic Directors, Student-Athletes, and Recruiting for College Signing Day Athletics programs in our public schools provide physical and educational benefits to student athletes. Athletic Directors not only lead the coaches and programs, but also support the development of student talent and character. The Examination of National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS) shows that school …

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