Welcome to the Northside Education Foundation Nation

Calling all Northside ISD alumni! Connect with the NEF Nation to receive news and information about cutting edge classroom innovation, fun activities for you and your family, friends or co-workers to enjoy, and much more. NEF was created in 1995 with a mission to foster community involvement in innovative educational programs by generating resources to provide enrichment for NISD students. CLICK HERE to join the NEF Nation.  


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    NISD Alumni Recognized

    On Sept. 21, Valero Energy Corporation was transformed into Emerald City for the Northside Education Foundation (NEF) Pillar Recognition and Banquet, presented by Raba Kistner, Inc. More than 500 NISD supporters enjoyed auctions and dinner, as well as theatrical performances featuring beloved Wizard of Oz movie characters and music. The Foundation’s theme this year is “There’s No Place Like NEF”.
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    NISD Adult & Community Education Fall Classes

    Learn something new this fall! The Northside Adult & Community Education department offers a variety of programs and resources for adults and children. Check out the 2017 Fall Catalog which includes more than 180 camps and classes for kids and over 200 classes for adults.
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    New Parent Portal for NISD Parents

    Northside will be moving to a new gradebook at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year and along with this comes a new parent/guardian portal called the Home Access Center (HAC).  The HAC will be replacing the existing gradebook found on Parent Connection.
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    Alumni Success: Integrated Schooling Experience at NISD

    James “Rad” Weaver is a proud product of Northside ISD, both attending school and having his parents work in the District. In 2014, Weaver was recognized by the Northside Education Foundation as the NISD Pillar of Respect. 
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    Discounted Theme Park Tickets

    Have some family fun this summer without spending a lot! NEF has teamed up with Six Flags Fiesta Texas and SeaWorld to offer you tickets at a deeply discounted rate. 
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    NEF's Year in Review

    What a school year! Thanks to the community's generosity, NEF awarded almost $400,000 in grants to staff. Check out this year's grant award breakdown. 
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    Check out latest NISD Lessons Magazine

    Read about a summit offered to student leaders in athletics and the fine arts; our summer feeding program; Marshall HS JROTC national air rifle champions; a bond 2014 update; summer learning opportunities; and the Business Careers Cyber Patriot team. Plus, you'll meet our outstanding business and community partners. CLICK HERE to enjoy Lessons and share it with family and friends.
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    How some NEF green sprouted an aeroponic garden

    Check this out NEF Nation! This middle school teacher won a NEF Innovation Grant. Watch the amazing thing her classroom did with the funds. CLICK HERE to see a NEF grant in action. 
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