NSE needs your help! In order to make plans for PK and Kindergarten next year, we need to know how many children to expect. If you have a child that is NOT currently enrolled in our school, but may attend PK or Kinder in the fall, please fill out this form. Thank you for your help! https://forms.gle/KDnQhxkN23aXikSh7
Nixon-Smiley CISD is waiting for further guidance from our local leaders, UIL, and Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath. Pending further direction from those agencies, we are asking that staff and students plan to continue following our current safety protocols for quarantine, social distancing, and wearing of masks at least through March 10th. We will send an update as quickly as decisions are made regarding any guidelines after March 10th.
The Middle School track meet is in Kenedy this Friday, March 5th. Spectators are able to attend. $3 for adults and $2 for students at the gate.
This is just a reminder that NSCISD will have tacos to go from 11:30-1:00 at the Nixon and Smiley cafeterias for any children ages 1-18.
All extracurricular activities (games and practices) are suspended until school resumes on Monday(22nd). Take care and stay safe.
Nixon-Smiley CISD will remain closed on Friday, February 19th. We hope this will allow our community and staff members a day to make repairs and dig out of this mess. Both the Nixon and Smiley cafeterias will be providing tacos to go for children ages 1-18 from 11:30am-1:00pm. on Friday. We hope this helps!
Due to continued issues with water and electricity around our community, plus anticipated freezing rain tonight and tomorrow, Nixon-Smiley CISD will remain closed Thursday, February 18th.
Due to continued power outages and the threat of more ice/sleet tonight, NSCISD will not have school on Wednesday. We will continue monitoring the situation and send out updates as we have them. We are all anxious to get back to school but student/staff safety will continue being our top priority.
Due to Cole not allowing fans to attend games, our MS girls basketball games Thursday will be livestreamed. This is the link to the games that Cole ISD provided: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1bPs9KSzMr0bx6pqLKuy0A
The middle school girls basketball games scheduled for Monday, December 14th have been cancelled due to Stockdale dealing with health issues. The Lady Mustangs JV & Varsity basketball games scheduled for Friday, December 18th at Cole High School have been postponed due to health issues at Cole high school.
Attention Nixon-Smiley CISD Families! If you have a child that turned 3 or 4 by September 1, 2020 and he/she is NOT in school, please fill out this survey. https://forms.gle/q24nLmqG2wYZyFKP9
Tickets for tonight's middle school Lady Mustang basketball game at Randolph can be purchased at ticketspicket.com. Go to ticketspicket.com. Click on buy tickets. Type in Randolph ISD. Select Randolph ISD ( Universal City). Purchase tickets.
Nixon-Smiley CISD will resume face-to-face instruction for all students on Monday, December 7, 2020.
Parents: Please notify NSCISD of positive COVID results for students and/or those living with the student. We have two COVID hotlines. For English, call or text 830-582-6154. For Spanish, call or text 830-484-4108. No medical advice, no COVID case totals nor identification of COVID students or staff will be given to callers on either COVID reporting phone line. We are working diligently to adapt to new circumstances while planning for the future. In order to return to face-to-face learning on Monday, 12/07/2020, we must continue to assess and evaluate the COVID cases in our district on a daily basis. The COVID hotlines are available for reporting positive test results of students and their household members from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving break
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TRAINING: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 10 a.m. LaCasita Presented by: Jane Dwyer and Israel Jimenez Estimated duration: 2.5 hrs.
The Middle School N-S Lady Mustangs faced Luling in their final match of the season. All three of our Lady Mustang teams came out victorious over Luling. 8th Grade B started the evening with a sweep of Luling in 2 sets, winning 25-21 and 25-19. The 7th Grade Lady Mustangs went the limit with Luling, winning in 3 sets. Scores were 25-9, 16-25 and 15-6. The 8th Grade A Lady Mustangs closed the evening in a 3 set match as well, winning by scores of 25-21, 16-25, 15-12. The 7th Grade finished with a final record of 3-3, 8th Grade A finished with a record of 4-2, and 8th B finished with a 4-0 record. These young Lady Mustangs worked extremely hard and tirelessly this season and the MS Lady Mustang coaching staff is extremely proud of our girls and the opportunities that lie ahead for Lady Mustang volleyball! GO MUSTANGS GO!!
Due to injuries, the (2) middle school football games scheduled for this Thursday (22nd) against Karnes City will now only be (1) game. We will combine the 7th and 8th grade teams. The start time will still be 5pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thank you for your support of our athletic programs.
Last night our "Young Lady Mustangs" volleyball team took on Cole. 7th grade WON in 2 25-7 and 25-8 8th grade B WON in 2 25-17 and 25-18 8th grade A lost in 2 Next Game is Monday October 26th Home vs. Luling
Last night the Nixon-Smiley Middle School football team traveled to take on the Pirates from Poth. Here are some of the highlights. The Mustangs came up on the short end of a 20 - 14 deficit. The team played a hard-fought game to the end. Nixon had the ball with the chance to win the game at the end. The Mustangs were led on offense by Aiden Flores, John Garza, and Ryan Paez. John scored two touchdowns in the 1st quarter to give the Mustangs a 14 - 0 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. The defense was led by Ryan Paez, Julian Amaya, Joel Salmeron, Abraham Valerio, and Nicholas Martinez. The defense stopped Poth late in the 4th quarter to give the offense one more opportunity to score and win the game. Next week the Mustangs will be playing their last home game of the season against the Badgers from Karnes City. Thank you for the support from the entire student body. Also, do not forget that next week's game is Pink Out. Some show your support in our fight against cancer. The 7th-grade game will start at 5:00, and the 8th grade will begin at 6:00. #MustangStrong
There will be change to the Middle School Football Games scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd in Nixon. 7th grade will start at 5pm with the 8th grade to follow immediately afterwards.
Our Homecoming Pep Rally is today at 6:30 at Mustang Stadium. Purchase Tickets to go in person here: https://secure.payk12.com/.../Nixon.../578/events/181379 Watch LIVE from your own device for free here: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/.../nixonsmiley.../evt6a3954daec
Here are last nights results from our "Young Lady Mustangs" volleyball game vs. Marion: The 7th grade lost in 2 . 8th grade B WON in 2 games; 25--22 and 25--17. Our 8th grade A WON in 2 games; 25--20 and 25--17. The Next game is Monday October 19th Home vs. Cole (Pink Out). Go Mustangs!
This week our 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball A teams took on Stockdale. 7th grade lost a hard fought match in 2 sets-26-24 and 25-22. Our 8th grade A came up victorious over Stockdale winning in 3 sets- 23-25, 25-17, 15-4. Our next match is set for Monday, October 5th, at Marion. GO LADY MUSTANGS!!!
If you didn't get the chance to order a yearbook for elementary or middle school last year (19-20) there are still a limited number available for $25 Contact Mrs. Brown at the high school if you would like one.
Below is the link to purchase tickets for the Thursday and Friday football games at Skidmore -Tynan this week (24th & 25th). The tickets will be available to purchase as of midnight tonight. You must show ticket (paper or phone) at gate for entry. https://www.stbobcats.net/290689_2
A substitute teacher training session will be held at La Casita this Friday (18th) at 9:30 am. This training is open to previously employed subs and new applicants wanting to become a substitute teacher. The course should take 1 1/2 hours.
The middle school football games (7th & 8th grade) versus Stockdale scheduled for Thursday, September 10th at Mustang Stadium have been changed to Saturday, September 12th. The games will still be played at Mustang Stadium with the 7th grade starting at 10am followed by the 8th grade. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. However, the change was beyond our control. You may still purchase tickets on-line. The adjustment to the schedule has been made. Thank you.
Attention Parents: Students who are not registered cannot attend school tomorrow. Parents should report to La Casita (on the Nixon Campus) tomorrow from 8am-12pm to register their children. Contact your child's campus if you have questions.
You can now purchase NS volleyball and football tickets through our online platform by visiting www.nixonsmiley.net/ticket-purchases
Fans, Our on-line ticket sales will begin on Tuesday (25th) at 10pm. You can purchase tickets for both football and volleyball (High School and Middle School) by selecting each individual game or match. We encourage you all to take advantage of the online ticket purchasing process. However, for those of you who wish to purchase tickets using cash, the football stadium ticket booth will be open on Wednesdays from 4 - 6pm for those purchases. Just a reminder: "THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES AVAILABLE AT THE GATE ON GAME NIGHT." YOU MUST HAVE A PREPAID TICKET TO ENTER. Also, there are (3) schools in the volleyball district ( SA Cole, SA Greater Hearts Monte Vista and SA Greater Hearts Northern Oaks) due to capacity concerns, they will not be allowing fans to attend home games. So tickets to those away games are not available. Also Marion is only allowing 25 visitor seats (which will be set aside for the parents of the players) and will not be available to the public. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. However, the health and safety of our students and community is paramount. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
Substitute training for returning and new subs is on Tuesday, August 25th, from 2-3:30 pm at the MS/HS Library in Nixon.
Middle School Remote Learners: Pick up your materials at the Middle School on August 27th or 28th from 8AM - 5:30PM. Come through Circle Drive and call 582-1536 extension 302 for curbside pick-up.
Parents and Guardians - please be sure you have submitted your choice form for the type of instruction you want for your child(ren) in the fall (in person, remote online, or remote paper packets). That will allow us to build schedules and assign your child’s teachers. If you do not do so by today, there will be delays in assigning your child(ren) to a teacher or getting their class schedule.
Football practice has been cancelled for today (8/10)
Online registration will be open on August 13-14. All students must be registered for the 2020-2021 school year even if remote instruction is chosen. If assistance with online registration is needed, call your chid's campus to make an appointment.
Vaccinations and Screenings All students enrolled at NSCISD must have proof of current immunizations prior to the school start date of 9/1/2020. This includes students enrolled in the remote online option. All students will be required to have vision, hearing and spinal screenings, including students enrolled in the remote online option. Screenings for off-campus students will be by appointment only in order to follow social distancing guidelines. Scheduling information will be posted as it becomes available. Please contact your campus nurse if you have questions.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS: If you have not already, check out the NSCISD Back to School Plan. Please look over the information and choose a learning option for your child by filling out the commitment form. The commitment form is due August 12th. www.nixonsmiley.net/back-to-school-plan--3
The Nixon-Smiley Consolidated Independent School District will provide free breakfast and lunch to any child from 1-18 years old. The meals will be served from Wednesday, August 12th through Monday, August 31st. This service will be provided daily, Monday through Friday. There will be a grab and go option where the student and/or parent may pick up at the cafeteria – breakfast from 7:30 – 9:00 am and lunch from 11:00 – 1:00 pm. We will also deliver breakfast/lunch combo meals by bus as we did back in March, April, and May. Buses will leave the cafeteria at 10:00 am and will run the same bus (meal) routes stopping at the locations we used previously. If you are not familiar with the stop that is nearest your location, you may call Kathy Kahn at 830-582-1536 ext. 117. We hope this service is useful for our community while we transition to instruction beginning September 1, 2020.
Parents: If your child plans to participate in any of our extracurricular programs for the 20-21 school year, they need to make sure they have a physical on file. All incoming 7th graders must have a physical on file, also any student that has been under a physician's care for an injury at any point during this past year. If you have any questions please reach out 830-582-1536 ext. 111/201
Student - Athletes Thursday, July 23rd will be the last day of summer strength and conditioning and sports specific skill development workouts for the summer. We would like to thank everyone who attended and we appreciate your hard work. High school athletes who plan on participating in football or volleyball this upcoming school year... practices start on Monday, August 3rd. Letters will be mailed this week with all of the information (times, paperwork, etc.) you will need. If you have any questions please call the athletic office 830-582-1536 ext.111 or 216 Middle school athletes will begin practices in September.
In-person assistance for online registration will close today at 5:30pm. After today there are no future in-person registration days scheduled. Also, please remember campus offices are closed to walk-in visitors at this time. If you require assistance after today you will need to fill out an online request form.
In-person assistance for online registration will close today at 5:30pm. Assistance will be available tomorrow in Nixon from 8:30am-5:30pm, but after tomorrow there are no future in-person registration days scheduled. Also, please remember campus offices are closed to walk-in visitors at this time. If you require assistance after tomorrow you will need to fill out an online request form.
Online registration is currently open for all students today through July 31st. If you need assistance, in-person registration is being held today (student’s last name ending in A-M) and tomorrow (student’s last name ending in N-Z) on the Nixon campus for all grade levels. All students must be registered whether they will be participating in in-person or remote instruction.
Dear Parents and Community, Given the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 situation, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given schools more flexibility to keep school districts closed to in-person instruction this fall. Thus we are seeking your input on possible calendar and start date changes through this quick survey. Please complete this as soon as possible as we are already deliberating this issue. https://forms.gle/4yXxoQ7u74awwFNZ8
We will be having a Parent and Family Engagement Virtual Meeting today. You can sign up by clicking the following link: https://forms.gle/sHwiJH6FDjUpFauP8. We hope to see you there!
There are plenty of summer athletic activities going on. To see the schedule click on the link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/743475/MUSTANG__SUMMER__ACTIVITIES_-_2020.pdf
Middle School students may pick up personal belongings on May 19th, 20th, or 21st at the MS office between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM or 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
Yearbooks are still available online only. Go to yearbookforever.com and type in Nixon-Smiley, and our school should come up. You will have to make a choice of either the High School book or the Middle School/Elementary book. High School books cost $40.00, and the Middle School/Elementary books are $25.00. These will be available online until June 5.
Attention Parents of MS and HS Students: Please have your child check their school email daily for information regarding school work, course request information for incoming grades 5-12, and other important information and announcements.
NSCISD SHAC Adventure Race has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Middle School athletes (boys and girls) can come clean out their athletic lockers on Wednesday (22nd) from 3 - 5pm.
Coach McKinney will be in the office on Monday(20th) from 10am - 12pm for any Middle School or High School athletes needing to get personal items out of their lockers. If you can not come in tomorrow, you may call Coach McKinney and schedule a time to pick-up items.
On May 15th the meal delivery and pick up service will end. However, on June 8th, our normal summer service will begin with meals available for pick up at the Nixon Cafeteria. If your family is struggling to feed your children during the gap, please contact a campus principal.
On May 8th formal remote instruction for most students will conclude. Please be sure your child(ren) have submitted all assignments and activities required. May 8th–May 22nd teachers will work with students who are failing or have not completed the remote instruction activities.
As you have probably heard, Governor Abbott issued an executive order closing all school campuses through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. However, instruction is not yet over.
People with no symptoms have the potential to unknowingly spread COVID-19! That’s why it’s best for everyone in your family to stay at home and away from others as much as possible until instructed otherwise from state and local officials. #StayHomeTexas
Remember the importance of social distancing. If you must go out, avoid public spaces and keep your distance from others (at least 6 feet). If we continue to follow valuable public health guidance, fewer of our friends & family will be affected by COVID-19. #StayHomeTexas
Important Notice: On Thursday, April 9th, the Nixon-Smiley meal delivery will include 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches. We will then resume normal delivery on Tuesday, April 14th.This change is because the National School Lunch Program does not allow meals on scheduled school holidays.
#COVID19 lives on droplets in the lungs of people with the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. When infected people breathe, the virus enters the air. If you can’t #StayHome, wear a mask/scarf/bandana, stay 6 feet apart, and wash your hands. #DontGoViral
Common symptoms of #COVID19 are fever, dry cough, & shortness of breath. If you have mild symptoms, call your doctor & #StayHome. If you develop serious symptoms, such as trouble breathing, pressure in the chest, or bluish lips or face, call your doctor & seek care immediately.
Before social distancing, each person with #COVID19 spread the virus to 2.5 more people. At that pace, most would get it, and many more people would die. But we can slow the spread. That’s why we all #StayHome. #ApartTogether we slow coronavirus.
Did you know that washing your hands with soap & water eliminates Coronavirus molecules preventing the virus from infecting you & others? The same is true when you disinfect surfaces. Science says it works. https://bit.ly/2w7TGAJ
The remote learning boards for the entire month of April will ONLY be distributed on Monday, April 6th during meal pick-up/delivery. They will also be online at www.nixonsmiley.net/remote-learning--9 or you can pick one up outside of all campus office buildings throughout April.
Practice Social Distancing To avoid the spread of COVID-19 in our community, practice social distancing: Avoid going out in public. When in public, keep 6 feet of distance between you and others. Follow local and state guidance.Get more information at https://texas.gov/covid19
The Nixon-Smiley CISD community must work together to fight COVID-19. Head to http://tea.texas.gov/staywell for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon.
Get information about Remote Learning that begins Tuesday, March 24th at 10am by visiting http://www.nixonsmiley.net/article/217545
Do you need a website translated? Directions English: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/628502/How_to_translate_a_web_page.pdf Spanish: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/628501/How_to_translate_a_web_page_SPANISH.pdf
Check out the most recent update from the superintendent at http://www.nixonsmiley.net/article/216419
From March 16th- March 20th, 2020, "grab-and-go" breakfast and lunch will be available for all children under age 18 in the Nixon-Smiley CISD attendance zone. Breakfast can be picked up from 7:30 am - 9:00 am. Lunches will be available from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Please send any questions to email@example.com
EARLY RELEASE FRIDAY March 6th for Spring Break. Classes will resume Monday, March 16th. *Elementary will dismiss at 12:15. *RISE students will go to RISE as they normally do. They will dismiss at 2:15. *Middle school and high school will dismiss at 12:35.
Join us for the first PTO meeting on February 3rd at 6:30 in the NS High School Cafeteria. All NSCISD parents, grandparents, staff and community are welcome.
Due to inclement weather, the Middle School games scheduled tonight against Dilley have been canceled. The JV games were previously canceled because Dilley does not have team.
Due to the expected inclement weather, NSCISD is disappointed to announce that we have canceled our Trunk or Treat Festival scheduled for Wednesday, October 29th. We appreciate all who planned to be a part of this event and apologize for having to make this difficult decision. However, we believe it is in the best interest of everyone to stay inside where it is dry and warm. We look forward to resuming this tradition next year.
There will be no school on Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. Have a great three day weekend!
Nixon-Smiley CISD Meet the Teacher is tonight. High School and Middle School is from 4:30-6:00 Elementary is 5:30-7:00 We are excited to welcome everyone back to school!
REGISTER YOUR CHILD ONLINE NOW! The electronic registration window is open until July 25, 2019. If you need help using the system click on the light yellow "Help" button in the top right corner of the portal screen.
Parents of returning K-12 students will be able to register their students online for the 2019-2020 school year from the convenience of their own devices. Click the link below to find out what you need to do to be ready for registration. http://www.nixonsmiley.net/article/109314
The annual Parent Information Meeting about scheduling for our incoming 9th graders and high schoolers will be on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:00 in the Nixon Cafeteria.
We will not have classes Friday in observance of Good Friday. We will also not have classes on Monday as we will be taking advantage of a "bad weather make-up day". Have a great upcoming four day weekend and a safe and happy Easter!
Yearbook sales have now begun. High school books are $40.00, and middle school/elementary books are $25.00. You can pay cash, check, or order online at www.yearbookforever.com. Forms have been passed out to the student, or you can pick up a form in the campus office.
Natalia has informed us that they only have 1 MS team this week. The 8th grade team will play against Natalia @ 5:30 in Nixon. So there will only be 1 game in Nixon Thursday. Currently, we are trying to schedule a game for our 7th grade against Kennedy in Kennedy at 5pm.
In order to preserve the condition of the field in Skidmore for Friday's game, the middle school games have been moved to Nixon. We will have (3) games this evening starting with the 7th grade at 5pm, 8th grade at 6pm and the JV at 7pm.
Due to the inclement weather this week, Thursdays' games scheduled as home games will be moved to Stockdale. The move was made to try and preserve the field for Friday's contest. 7th grade-5pm (6 min quarters) 8th grade-5:45 pm - (7 min quarters) JV game-6:45pm -(8 min quarters)
MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL LOCATION CHANGE: The middle school football games this Thursday, September 20th versus Cole will be here at Mustang stadium. The 7th grade will start at 5pm and the 8th grade will follow.
Be A Champion's start date has been pushed back to Tuesday, September 4th. Beginning on September 4th, Be A Champion will begin serving a free meal to all of our students at the end of the school day!
Meet the Teacher is tonight! (¡Conoce al Maestro es esta noche!) Middle School and High School: 4:30-6:00. Elementary: 5:30-7:00.
Kindergarten - 12th Grade Registration is today from 10:00am - 5:30pm in the Nixon Cafetorium. See you there!
Be A Champion, Inc. takes pride in providing a great service and an excellent resource to the students of Nixon-Smiley CISD. All Nixon-Smiley CISD students will now be able to receive a FREE MEAL at the end of the school day before they are sent home.
Thanksgiving Holiday - November 20-24