District News

District News

Below you will find news stories related to the District level. You can find news specific to High School, Middle School, Intermediate School and Elementary School under the corresponding sections of the website.

Norris Foundation 2017 Golf Tournament A Soaring Success

The Norris Foundation’s annual “Titan Twister” golf tournament was held on Monday, June 19 on the beautiful course at Yankee Hill Country Club in South Lincoln. Friends, alum, and corporate partners of the Norris School District showed up in droves to he...

Welcome Brooke Kastanek

We want to welcome Brooke Kastanek to Norris Public Schools as the district Instructional Coach!!Brooke and her family moved to Hickman about 3 years ago.  Brooke and her husband have two boys Jackson (6) and Cole (3).  Jackson will be a first grader...

MS Gymnasium Floor Being Refurbished, Refinished

The Norris Middle School gymnasium is undergoing a floor renovation following some water damage in the southwest corner of the gym this spring due to a leaking air handling unit duct. The floor had noticably rippled in a small section in this area due to water...

Norris Students, SRO Participate in Law Enforcement Academy

Three Norris students participated in the June Law Enforcement Academy this week, a cooperative effort between the Lincoln Police Department and Lancaster County Sheriff's Office.The academy offered an impressive array of hands-on training and experiences for...

Moody's Assigns Aa3 rating to Norris School District bonds

Citing the Norris School District's moderately-sized, growing tax base south of Lincoln with above-average socioeconomic characteristics, and the district's sustained trend of positive operations, healthy reserves, and moderate debt and pension liabilities, th...

Dr. Tracy Elected To NASCD State Board

Dr. Brenda Tracy, Norris Special Education and Curriculum Director, has been elected to the Nebraska Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Board of Directors. Dr. Tracy’s service on the prestigious state board will cover the 2017-18 school y...

Norris Foundation a registered nonprofit in Give To Lincoln Day May 18: Donate for Norris!

When the Norris Community Comes Together, BIG Things Happen! For 24 hours, on Give to Lincoln Day, every donation given to the Norris Foundation is made bigger by matching funds. It is one special day when everyone in Lincoln and Lancaster County is asked to m...

Motivational Speaker Mike Smith to Address Norris MS/HS Student Bodies Monday, April 10th

Lincoln hometown hero and nationally renowned motivatinoal speaker Mike Smith is going to be speaking at Norris tomorrow. Mike will address our MS and HS student bodies and we will be joined by student ambassadors from nearly two dozen other Nebraska schools f...

Norris School District launches new mobile app

Norris School District announced the official launch of their new mobile app designed to improve communication to parents, students, staff and community members. The app will allow access to information and resources quickly on their mobile devices. The distri...

Norris Schools Superintendent Will Be Featured Speaker At Nebraska Farmers' Union District Meeting

In response to the growing new coalition “Nebraskans United for Property Tax Reform and Education” comprised of 21 agricultural and educational organizations, Dr. John Skretta, Norris School District Superintendent will be the featured speaker at the Nebra...

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