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.

District Earns Safety Award

The Norris School District has been named to the ALICAP insurance pool safety honor roll for 2015-16. The recognition is granted to the top 1/3 of ALICAP insurance consortium members for exemplifying a district-wide safety atmosphere. The Norris School Distric...

Back To School Supplies Lists

With less than a month before the start of the 2016-17 school year, parents can find the updated supplies lists, developed and published by building and grade level on the Norris website at the following:Elementary  http://www.norris160.org/elementar...

No Off-Season for Norris Teachers Attending Google Summit

It may be mid-July, but your Norris team is hard at work getting geared up for the new school year with the latest and greatest tech innovations from Google for schools. Seventeen Norris staff members attended last week's Great Plains Google Summit with hundre...

Key Dates for 2016-17 Norris School Year

Norris families, here are some reminders for the upcoming school year as we are just under a month away from our start!First Day of School: August 17th and this will be a full school day.Open House Dates (new expanded hours to meet and greet teachers!):Element...

Foundation Golf Tournament Another Smashing Summer Success

Foundation Golf Tournament Another Smashing Summer SuccessThe Norris Foundation golf tournament produced a record turnout of 31 teams or over 120 golfers for the 2016 tournament June 27th at the beautiful Yankee Hill Country Club course in south Lincoln. The d...

Lincoln marathon winner, Western States Ultra Champ visiting Norris

Kaci Lickteig, the winning woman in this year's Lincoln marathon and one of the top ultramarathon runners in the world, will visit Norris on Thursday to speak to student athletes. She will speak in the Norris HS auditorium at 6:30 PM Thursday. She will talk ab...

Norris Athletic Boosters announce major Facilities Fund gift

The Norris Athletic Boosters have made an end of school-year donation of  $19,500 to the Norris Athletic Facilities fund for the future development of our athletic facilities such as an on-campus baseball complex and tennis courts.“The donation was made...

District wins teacher evaluation grant

The Norris School District has been announced as a winner of a new grant opportunity available from the Nebraska Department of Education to  Nebraska public schools interested in implementing the Nebraska teacher evaluation model. The district won $5,000...

Norris Teacher Jane Hansmeyer honored with President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition National Community Leadership Award

[Firth]—The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition has selected Jane Hansmeyer of the Norris School District to receive a 2016 President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award.  The award is given ann...

Norris District honored by United Way

The Norris School District was honored at the United Way of Lincoln Lancaster County's annual meeting Monday in Lincoln by receiving the new partner award. The district has just completed its inaugural year of participating in the United Way's annual campaign...

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