Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

The Magic of the Last Day of School at Norris Elementary

May 22, 2017 marked the last day of school for Norris Elementary Students.  We spent the day together, enjoying our last day as classroom friends.  We even had a magician come to our assembly!  Magician Keith and Miss Kitty talked to us about th...

Norris Elementary Kindergarten Graduation

On the last day of school, Norris Elementary graduated 175 Norris kindergarten students.  The students performed songs for their families and friends, and were recognized by class on stage.  Students and families were then able to take pictures toget...

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...

Softball Camp, May 30-June 1st

05/30/2017 - 2:00pm
When: May 30, May 31, June 1 ( Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)Where: Norris Park Softball Field or in a gym in case of rai...

Norris Second Grader Wins State Contest

Norris second grade student, Kimber Boyer, is the first place winner of the 2017 Nebraska Department of Agriculture poster contest.  Kimber's picture was selected from a pool of over 1,800 entries.  The theme this year was "Nebraska Agriculture: Good...

Learning to Regulate Emotions is Key to Academic Success

In elementary Guidance classes, students are learning about the big emotions we all feel, and how to cope with them.  Utilizing The Zones of Regulation curriculum, students are building their emotional vocabulary and discovering tools that help them stay...

Brittany Hajek named Elementary - Intermediate Assistant Principal

Brittany Hajek has been named the assistant principal of Norris Elementary - Intermediate Schools and will begin summer, 2017. Brittany will directly serve the principals of both buildings, Dr. Jenny Piening in Norris Elementary and Mrs. Kris Morrison in Norri...

Norris Elementary Reading Challenge in March

During the month of March, all students preschool through second grade are invited to participate in the Norris Elementary school wide reading challenge.We are challenging each student to read at least 10 books during the month of March.  Students will co...

100 Days Smarter

Norris Elementary students and teachers celebrated the 100th day of school by counting to 100, reading 100 books, and completing activities using 100 items. We still have a lot of learning to do, and we will continue to have fun while doing it!

Second graders explore diversity with color

Miss Bertrand's 2nd Grade IET group has been talking about diversity this month in response to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This week they read the story 'The Crayon Box That Talked', which discusses how each crayon is unique and how all of the colors together...

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