Johnson JROTC earns trip to Washington, D.C.

The Johnson High School JROTC Leadership Team has advanced to the National JROTC Leadership Symposium in Washington, D.C. The team, consisting of four students in grades nine through 11, will attend the symposium June 26-30.


Encino Park students raise money, chuck pies

Encino Park staffers get pied

In February, Encino Park Elementary School students participated in two large charity events and raised more than $9,000.

53 speakers attend Encino Park Career Day


Mayoral candidate Julian Castro and NEISD Superintendent of Schools Richard Middleton were two of the 53 speakers Encino Park Elementary School students had the opportunity to meet during a Career Day last month. Counselors Alice Pearce and Peggy Majni spearheaded this event, which also included presentations by police officers, fire fighters, swat

Lopez MS expands e-learning courseware

Student at Lopez Middle School

Lopez Middle School approaches the New Year by continuing to advance and integrate technology into its academic and extra-curricular programs.  Like other NEISD schools, Lopez uses its Teacher Web for online quizzes and as a communication tool. To further enhance the use of technology Lopez will also add Fuse Talk, an online forum system, and the electronic courseware Moodle to provide students with a true e-learning experience.

Lopez school receives Medal of Honor display

Medal of Honor

After more than a year of negotiations, the U.S. Department of the Army finally agreed to present Lopez Middle School with a replica of the Congressional Medal of Honor.  The display, which was presented during a special ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 17, is a symbol of remembrance for the bravery and courage of the school’s namesake and Medal of Honor recipient, Jose M. Lopez.

Judson Montessori School changes name

The Judson Montessori School, located on 24 acres near Loop 1604 and Rogers Ranch Parkway, will now be called The Montessori School of San Antonio. The name change became effective earlier this month.

Elementary school stands up to bullying Nov. 21

The Peace Pals at Encino Park Elementary are spreading the word to their fellow students about Stand Up to Bullying Day Nov. 21. This is an international event when students will wear pink as the Spirit Color. 

Architecture of Lopez Middle School recognized

Lopez Middle School

The architectural design for Lopez Middle School by Pfluger Associates Architects was named Most Outstanding Secondary School Design in the State of Texas in the 2008 Exhibit of School Arch

Lopez Middle School installs security cameras

Lopez Middle School

Lopez Middle School is the latest NEISD campus to install security cameras. The “eyes in the sky,” approved through a 2007 bond issue, are being installed in phases at all elementary and middle schools within the North East school district at a total cost of more than $3.6 million. 

Dance Intensity workshop draws 350 students

Roughly 350 students spent last weekend learning new dance moves from some of the country’s leading choreographers during the 2008 Dance Intensity workshop.  An annual event, the two-day program is open to members of dance and drill teams from all seven NEISD high schools, as well as the North East School of the Arts