Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

First and Second Graders show off music talents

The 1st and 2nd grade concert was an amazing opportunity to see the impact of music education on our students. Our students work on rhythm, pitch, melody, and matching actions with words. At Norris, we are thankful to have such a strong music foundation instil...

Clemens wins Teaching with Tech-ISTE Trek Contest

Congratulations to Matt Clemens!He won the annual Teaching with Tech-ISTE Trek Contest, sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA).Contest winners will be honored at the spring NETA Conference April 21-22, 2016, at the CenturyLink...

The Evolution of Kindergarten Writing

“Wow! That’s incredible!”  These are the words we often hear during third quarter conferences as parents look through their child’s writing work. Kindergarten is a time of huge developmental writing “leaps”. Children often enter kindergarten b...

Elementary students enjoy FFA barnyard!

Thanks to the Norris High School FFA for putting on another great Ag Day for the Elementary students!  We were able to learn about cows, ducks, donkeys, tractors, gardening, and all things agricultural.  We even had a few students offer up friends' n...

Hoffman wins third in ag poster contest

Turner Hoffman has been awarded third place in the First-Second Grade category of the 2016 Nebraska Department Of Agriculture Poster Contest. The Poster Contest is held to celebrate Agriculture Week in Nebraska. The theme this year was "Agriculture : Growing N...

Elementary celebrates Read Across America Day

Norris Elementary took this week as the opportunity to celebrate how much we love to read and be read to! Preschoolers celebrated by having different dress up days, and students K-2 capped off the event on Wednesday, Read Across America Day, with a Book Parade...

Camp Invention is coming to Norris June 27th through July 1st.

Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities created especially for elementary school children. Boys and girls spend time building original prototypes usin...

Norris Elementary Celebrates 100 Days of School!

Norris Elementary celebrated attending school for 100 days this school year! This is an exciting time of year where students are growing leaps in their abilities in reading, math, science, social studies, art, music, technology, and physical education. Our pro...

Fifth Disease: Norris Health Office Reminders to Parents

Parents, our school health offices have seen a significant number of cases of Fifth Disease in the elementary school and intermediate schools this year. Fifth Disease is a common viral infection that usually starts out as a cold and then the child develop...

Deputies making a difference daily in Norris Schools, through SRO program and more

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s office has initiated a new outreach effort “Lunch with a Deputy” to assist in building relationships with students and strengthening their knowledge of the work conducted by our local sheriff’s deputies. Deputies who are...

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