Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Norris Parents, Public Invited to Complete survey for Superintendent Search & District Needs Assessment

The Norris School Board recently accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. John Skretta due to career advancement. We are grateful for Dr. Skretta’s service to Norris School District 160 and wish him well in his future endeavors as the Educational Servi...

School Calendar for 2019-20 adopted

The 2019-20 school year calendar has been reviewed, adopted and approved by the Board of Education. The calendar can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OC9rkf9S2WBfFBLIY9YxfuxZrzxB3JC3oSCwiOQtwnI/edit?usp=sharingCalendar notes:175 s...

Norris TeamMates becomes a Gallup Strengths Chapter

Norris TeamMates is excited to become a Gallup Strengths Chapter.  In the past few years, TeamMates has formed a partnership with Gallup to help foster Strength-based development for TeamMate matches.  Gallup’s Strengths Survey instruments have bee...

Norris students and staff present new technologies during the Nebraska Association of School Board’s Technology Showcase.

The Norris School district had 4 booths representing the latest in technology integration in education at the NASB (Nebraska Association of School Board’s) Technology Showcase held at the Papillion La-Vista conference center in Omaha on Friday, November 16th...

Social Studies is Alive and Engaging at Norris Elementary

It’s been a busy first semester in the elementary with our Social Studies curriculum. The students are busy learning to be respectful, responsible, and kind. Teachers and students are continually reviewing school expectations to help everyone be good citizen...

TeamMates Mentors, Mentees decorate pumpkins donated by Roca Berry Farm

Norris TeamMates recently had an activity where our mentors and mentees decorated pumpkins. This was a fun activity for both. Thanks to Roca Berry Farm for donating the pumpkins. Over 30 pumpkins were painted. Categories were superhero, scariest, goofiest...

Norris Foundation Announces 2018 TITAN Award Winners!

The 2018 Norris Titan Award winners have been announced by the Foundation. This year's winners are:ANN SCHROEDER, retired PE teacher and coach who taught at Norris from 1986 to 2018. Schroeder played softball for the Huskers as a standout collegiate athlete an...

Norris Elementary and Intermediate Participate in the Kindness in Chalk Challenge

This year districtwide the Norris School District embraced the statewide theme of #BeKind.  This theme is reflected daily in lessons provided to students, acknowledgments of students being kind, and activities to have students reflect on what it means to...

Second Grade Students Visit Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City

On October 2nd and 3rd, the second graders spent their day on a field trip at Arbor Day Farm.  During their time there they were able to learn about insect body parts, bee communication, and how bees pollinate trees.  They were also able to learn abo...

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