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New Student Information System: Ascender – Parent Portal

July 29, 2021

Southside ISD switches to new student information software Ascender – Parent Portal. The parent portal will be live for use after Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Links work but will be undergoing maintenance until August 4. Ascender – Parent Portal provides online access to school-related information […]

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Register Now for July 24 SAFB Food Distribution

July 18, 2021

Families living in the Southside Independent School District can register now for the Saturday, July 24 San Antonio Food Bank food distribution. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register. Gates to Pearce Elementary open at 6:00 a.m. and are subject to close at 8:00 a.m. […]

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UIW administers 260 Vaccines at Southside High School

July 18, 2021

The University of the Incarnate Word is anticipating a busy back-to-school season in the Southside ISD. On Thursday, July 15, UIW medical students and nursing students joined their professors for a mass vaccination clinic at Southside High School. Children entering school for the first time […]

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COVID-19 Testing for Students

July 13, 2021

Parents, If you are interested in having your in-person student tested for COVID-19 starting on July 14 and once a week through School Year 2021-22, you will need to register them online. Please go to for full details. Once registered, your child will have their […]

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Southside ISD Families Apply now for PEB-T for Food

June 3, 2021

Families in the Southside ISD can now apply for Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer for food. The application is easy. PEB-T provides food benefits to families with enrolled students (up to 21 years of age) who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals for […]

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STAAR Testing Delayed Until April 7th due to Statewide Outages

April 6, 2021

Dear Parents and Students,       The STAAR testing has been delayed due to a massive statewide system outage with Texas Education Agency (TEA). We have been in contact with TEA and they confirm the issue is with a contractor. Southside ISD will not be testing students […]

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