Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Celebration! Norris recommended for AdvancED District Accreditation

The Norris District has completed its inaugural district-level accreditation review, moving from building-by-building accreditation to the more rigorous and systematic expectations of district-level, systems accreditation.  The AdvancED organization is a...

State Test Scores Show Continued Strong Performance by Norris Students

Norris students continued their trend of substantially outperforming their peers across the state, turning in an especially memorable performance in the state Science test, assessed at grades 5, 8 & 11. The state of Nebraska’s Department of Education tod...

Back-To-School Open Houses Scheduled for Norris Schools

Open House dates and times have been announced for each Norris school building in advance of the 2013-14 school year. Parents, guardians and students are invited and encouraged to attend! The Open Houses provide an opportunity for your child to meet teach...

Nebraska's First Lady visits Norris Elementary, Middle Schools

  Nebraska First Lady Sally Ganem visited Norris Elementary School on Thursday, May 2nd.  A former Elementary Principal, Mrs. Ganem, wife to Governor Dave Heineman, was right at home as she gave an expressive reading of several popular children'...

Norris schools Recognized at 2013 Action for Healthy Kids Summit

Each Norris school – elementary, middle, and high school – was recognized individually for accomplishments in promoting physical activity, nutrition and overall wellness efforts at the state conference held in Lincoln Thursday. The Elementary was recogniz...

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Back in December, seven teachers at Norris had written grants to obtain Chromebooksfor their classrooms at the amazing discounted price of $99!  Original article found here. Well 3 of the grants have been fully funded and 3 remain to a...

Tracy, Brandt to serve as Norris principals for Elementary, Intermediate

The Norris Board approved on Thursday the appointment of Norris Middle School Assistant Principal and Special Education Director Brenda Tracy as Principal for Norris Elementary (grades PK-2) effective 2013-14. Mrs. Tracy, a doctoral candidate in Education...

Help make our students & teachers holiday wishes come true

Google recently opened up a grant program making Chromebooks available to teachers for the reduced price of $99. (These Samsung Chromebooks originally sold for $449.) Teachers were required to select their devices and prepare a grant proposal for fun...

Norris schools awarded bronze for HealthierUS School Challenge

Norris Public Schools is excited to announce Norris Elementary School, Norris Middle School and Norris High School have each been awarded with the Bronze award for the HealthierUS School Challenge.  Grants were submitted in May for each school and the sch...

NePAS school rankings cause for celebration at Norris: Norris earns a Top 5 rank in Reading

The State of Schools Report and accompanying “Report Card” on schools were released last week by the state of Nebraska’s Department of Education.   The report culminated with the inaugural release of “NEPAS” or the Nebraska Performance Acco...

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