Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Important Dates, Events: Second Semester Underway at Norris

The latter half of the 2016-17 school year begins Wednesday, January 4th with students returning to Norris for a full day of school. Important dates and events to note for your second semester calendars:Wednesday, January 4: first student day of second semeste...

Barnes and Noble Bookfair benefits Norris PTO

Come to Barnes & Noble at SouthPointe on December 10, 2016 any time from 9am-10pm.  A percentage of the proceeds from customers that state they are from Norris will be donated back to the Norris PTO. 

Norris Elementary Students Learn About Giving

Gift giving is something that can happen throughout the year for many different reasons, but for many students, it is particularly on their minds this time of year.  Around the holidays, children are often asked “What do you want to GET this year?” &n...

Elementary celebrates Veterans Day

Norris Elementary students and staff celebrated our military families by recognizing our students whose parents or siblings are currently serving or have served in the military for Veterans Day 2016.  The Cub Scouts presented the colors, we all sang patri...

Norris FFA Fruit Sales Underway!

Fruit Sales are back! The Norris FFA Fruit Sales fundraiser is starting on November 2 and runs through November 17. We will be selling The Mill coffee, fruit, meat, cheese, butterbraids, and poinsettias (red, pink, and white). To order, either talk t...

Achievement expert, radio personality John Baylor to keynote Norris Foundation Banquet

Test-taking wizard, author, Husker volleyball broadcaster, and longtime local on-air personality John Baylor will be the keynote after-dinner speaker at the Norris Foundation annual banquet. The banquet is Friday, November 18th at the beautiful Yankee Hill Cou...

Norris Wrestling Camp Coming Up

The Norris Wrestling Team will be holding a wrestling camp next week on Monday and Tuesday, November 7th and 8th. The camp is open to all K-8 graders and will start at 3:45 and end at 5:45. Norris Wrestling room and the north gym, both located in the high scho...

Norris Kindergartens connect with Henry Doorly Zoo

On Wednesday, October 26th, all Norris Kindergarten students connected with the Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo utilizing a 2-way video conferencing program.   Peter Brunette, Outreach Coordinator for the Henry Doorly Zoo, presented a presentation...

Fire Safety Day

October 20, 2016 marked Norris Elementary’s observance of fire safety day.  We had our local, rural fire departments here to teach us about their trucks, medical equipment, and fire gear. We also had a visit from the “smoke house” which simulates a...

Norris Elementary Hosts Author

On Tuesday, October 18th, Norris Elementary hosted author Julia Cook.  Julia was able to speak to our students in kindergarten, first, and second grades about how to become an author, her books, and being kind to each other.  She even brought her dog...

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