Northside leaders broke ground Wednesday on “Kallison Ranch area” high school, the working name for the District’s 11th comprehensive high school, which will open in fall 2017.
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The name of the school and its location have changed over the years but the mission of the Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy has always remained the same – to serve as an academic alternative high school for students at risk of dropping out. Now 25 years later, the school is celebrating not only a milestone anniversary, but a new name in honor of its longtime leader.
For the second time in 2015, Northside ISD is headed to space. Two seniors at Business Careers High School, Kaitlyn Bloch and John Gonzales, developed an experiment that will head to the International Space Station in summer 2015.
More than 1,400 NISD string students will have the opportunity of a lifetime when they learn from and perform with Mark Wood, a string master and founding member of the internationally- acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Everybody needs a hero to look up to that will serve as a mentor. Almost 51,000 elementary students across Northside ISD, and thousands more across the city of San Antonio, were inspired by local heroes during “Heroes for Health Day,” a collaborative effort across the county to stress the importance of health and fitness for children.
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