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 Students To Celebrate Eclipse on August 21

On August 21, Norris students and staff will have the opportunity to experience one of Earth’s most amazing natural phenomenon, a total solar eclipse.  The Norris campus is within the “path of totality”, making it one of the best places in Nebraska...

Norris Open House Events Scheduled for August 14th and 15th

Norris Schools will welcome back students and meet and greet parents and guardians at Open House events prior to the start of the upcoming school year.The dates and times for this year's Open House events are:Elementary and Middle School Open House: August 14t...

Board VP Grosshans elected to Legislation Committee

Norris School Board Vice President Larry Grosshans has been elected by members of the Nebraska Association of School Boards to serve on that organization's Legislation Committee. The Legislation Committee of the Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) exi...

Edu-Ninja Jen Burdis To Address Norris Staff in August

A veteran of two seasons of American Ninja Warrior, longtime Elementary teacher Jen Burdis hails from California where she is a fourth grade teacher. Burdis will speak to Norris teachers as part of their pre-student days professional development the afternoon...

Norris Superintendent meets with Nebraska Congressional Delegation

Norris Superintendent Dr. John Skretta is the Nebraska Association of School Administrators President-Elect. In this capacity, he joined Stanton Superintendent Dr. Mike Sieh as Nebraska delegates to the American Association of School Administrators annual advo...

Norris School District selected as Google Reference District

The Norris School District has been selected as a Google for Education Reference District. Google for Education Reference Districts are districts that demonstrate excellence and leadership through the innovative use of technology, including G Suite for Educati...

ClassBundl school supplies lists updated and posted for 2017-18

You can avoid the pending back-to-school rush by getting every supply on your student's classroom list in just a few clicks with ClassBundl. We've built classroom-specific supply bundles for you to easily order online. Be ready for school in minutes and g...

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...

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