Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Kindergarten Recognition Program

On May 23, 2016, Norris Elementary recognized 166 kindergarten students across eight classrooms.  The program provided the students the opportunity to share their musical talents, along with an overview of the year in a movie format. Thank you to all of t...

2nd Grade Students Take a Field Trip

The second grade students were able to visit Nebraska City's Arbor Lodge State Historical Park for their annual field trip.  Students enjoyed learning about history, trees, and experiencing the natural beauty of the area.  Thanks to all the parent vo...

PTO Fun Run a huge success

The 2nd annual PTO Fun Run for Norris Elementary and Intermediate Schools was a huge success!  Thank you to our parent volunteers, spectators, students, and staff that assisted in super fun day.  During the Fun Run, students PK-5 ran and walked aroun...

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and Mrs. Lentfer’s 2nd grade class celebrated in full force.Ben Zuver is like most second graders.  He loves being outside, he enjoys his friends, and he loves making people smile.  What separates him from his peers;...

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...

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