12-13 MS Bulletin

7th Grade Boys Basketball Players stop by Coach Halvorsen's room to pick up your pictures if you ordered.

7th Grade Girls going out for Basketball there will be a meeting in Mrs. Schlake's room during your lunch on Monday, December 17th. Bring your lunch trays to the meeting.

The library is sponsoring another bookmark contest! Stop by the library to pick up the guidelines and templates. Winning designs will be made into bookmarks for the library. Deadline is December 21st!

ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: We need to have all plastic, aluminum cans, sandwich bags, V8 cans, etc. thrown into the FIRST trash can as PrairieLand Dairy is getting a lot of these things coming to the Dairy. Please use the SECOND trash cans only for food items. THANK YOU!

7th & 8th graders: MathCounts practice is tonight (Thursday) and Quiz Bowl practice is Friday night. Have your ride here by 5:00 and also bring your own snack.

Have you read all the golden sowers yet this year? We have TEN great titles in your age category and three months left to read them!!! Voting begins in APRIL so read a GOLDEN SOWER today. Please take care of your library books! Too many books are going missing I the past few weeks. Do you know where your library book is?

Norris Boys Soccer T-Shirt Order Form is available in the Brochure Holder in the MS Office

Orders are due back 1/18/13 with payment. Check them out!

The GRAB BAG is happening again this year. For those that don't know what this is let me explain. For two day Dec. 20th & 21st, last two day of this school year before the holiday break 7th graders will have wrapped gifts you can purchase for a $1.00. It's a surprise. The donation of funds will go to the Norris Back-Pack Program and TeamMates! If you have any new or used small items that you would like to donate, send them to Mrs. Burbach in room 306, the 7th graders will wrap them and have available for 5, 6, and 8th to purchase for a buck.

The High School weight room is open after school for those 7th & 8th graders who are interested in strength or speed training. Research has shown that strength training improves your level of fitness and athletic performance, as well as aiding in the prevention of injuries. If you plan to attend and get in a workout, please dress appropriately and have a ride to pick you up by 5:00.


CHECK IT OUT! NORRIS GIRLS' BASKETBALL YOUTH LEAGUE. Grades K – 5, Saturday Mornings Jan. 19, 26, Feb. 2, & 9

10:15 AM – 11:45 am Cost $35.00 payment due Dec. 18th Pick up your registration form in the MS Office Brochure holder and bring it back with payment to the ms office as well. This league is put on by Girls' varsity coaching staff and current players.

Norris High School Show Choirs are hosting a Show Choir Clinic Tuesday, December 18th. This clinic is for those grades 1 through 7. The clinic is immediately after school through 6:15 in the High School. Cost is $25 which includes Instruction of song and choreography, t-shirt, snack and participants entrance into basketball games that evening for you will perform at half time of girls varsity game. Get your registration (5th grade went home in Thursday Folders) and note they are due back by Wednesday, Nov. 28th with payment.

Norris High School Cheerleaders are hosting a Cheer Clinic for any student grade K through 7 Friday, January 11, 2013. Cost is $20 and the students will performance at the half time of the girls varsity game that night about 6:30 p.m. 5th, 6th & 7th grader that would like to register pick up a form in the MS Office. Forms are due back with payment on Tuesday, December 18th. Go Norris!!

THE NORRIS (C.A.R.E.S.) STUDENT DIRECTORY are available for sale in the MS Office for $5.


The FREE – LINCOLN KIDS – Winter 2012 Family Newspaper is here and available in the MS Office. It's full of fun articles, and Family Fun Activities, in the Lincoln Area. CHECK IT OUT!


STAY STRONG …If you have been bullied or witnessed another student being bullied, immediately report this to a staff member, Mrs. Rupert or Mrs. Tracy. Thank you for helping to make Norris Middle School a safe and welcoming community.

Today’s Menu:

Mac & Cheese, Smokies, Corn

(REMEMBER: Fruit or Veg or go for it all – choose both!)

Grab 'n Go

Thursday – Mini Blueberry Pancakes, Yogurt, Fruit & Milk

Friday – Mini French Toast, Cheese Stick, Juice & Milk


Reserve Boys BB – HOME – Crete @ 6:30

9th Girls/Boys BB – HOME – Plattsmouth – 6:30

JV-V Wrestling @ Syracuse – 6:30 p.m






Thursday, December 13, 2012