Now hiring Special Education Substitute Paras

Norris School District is now hiring 1:1 special education substitute paraprofessionals.  Positions will be working with students in grades K-12 who have developmental disabilities. Hours will follow the student hours and school schedule.  If interested please apply in person at the Superintendent's Office

MS 10-11 Bulletin

7th & 8th Grade Quiz Bowl will be meeting this Friday after school in Mr. Price's room. Please bring your own snack.

7th Grade Basketball Boys make sure you get your basketball forms turned into Coach Halvorsen sometime today or tomorrow. Remember practice starts on Monday.

Girls who completed their 5000 shots for basketball over the summer and this fall please turn in your sheets to Coach Halvorsen ASAP.

7th Grade Boys Basketball starts practice on Monday at 6:30 a.m. Report to the High School South Gym. Make sure you have everything turned into get the blue card assigned.

Picture Proofs should be arriving soon to your homes. Picture retakes are scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 6th.

7th grade football check-in is Friday after school. If you are attending the game you may wear your game jersey but remember to turn it in to Coach Halvorsen on Monday.

8th Grade Boys Basketball … sign up outside computer lab door. Meeting Thursday, October 11 at 7:45 a.m. in Mr. Severson's room. First practice is Friday 6:30 a.m. In the High School North gym. To be eligible to practice you must have all necessary forms in and be completely checked in from bootball or cross country if you participated in either of those.

Middle School FCA is this Friday morning at 7:30 a.m.

The Fall Season is upon us, which means colder temps. Which means a change in wardrobe. Reminder to read page 11 in your planner. A few reminders: Slippers and Pajama pants are for home, come to school with pride in your personal appearance and ready to learn.

TEEN READ WEEK is on it's way!! The theme this year is “IT CAME FROM THE LIBRARY!!” The library is sponsoring a contest for the best bookmark idea that uses that theme. It can be as creepy as you want. The winning bookmarks will be copied and used in the library and the winning artisst will receive a gift certificate to Barnes and Noble. We will have one winner from each grade.

REMINDER: Students planning to participate in Destination Imagination (DI) must turn in their commitment contracts to either Mrs. Schlake or Mrs. Wesch by Friday, October 12th … NO exception! If you have any questions before then about DI or finding a team please see Mrs. Wesch. If you need a commitment contract stop by the office to pick one up.

Students and parents: The mobile website for our PowerSchool product is nice. But if you have an IOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod) device, the new apps are even better. They offer a wealth of information at your fingertips. For more information on accessing powerSchool and for downloading the student or parent app visit our Norris Home page, under resources and PowerSchool (http://www.norris160.org/resources/powerschool)

POCKET CALENDARS are available through the MS Office. Cost $5.00.

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:

Chicken Teriyaki, Brown Rice

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

Grab 'n Go

Thursday: Cheerio Bowl Pack, Cheese Stick, Grapes

Friday: Breakfast Bar, Fruit Cup, Raspberry Yogurt, & Milk

*NOTE: You must take 2 items (grain, protein) and either a fruit or milk. Total of 3 items in the sack.   

Thursday, October 11, 2012