MS Bulletin


This Wednesday afternoon, students will be participating in the end of the year PBIS field day.  THe forecast calls for weather in the upper 60’s.  Please come prepared to be outside most of the afternoon.  Wear clothes appropriate for the weather and shoes appropriate for participating.


We have two pairs of eyeglasses in the office.  If you have misplaced yours please

stop by to see if either of these are yours.

8th Grade Girls there is an informational meeting for all 8th grade girls interested in playing soccer next year.  Coach Dornbos will be in Mrs. Barent’s room this Wednesday morning at 8:15 a.m.  If you’re interested, you’re invited - please spread the word.

ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reminder Mrs. Baehr’s 6th grade reading classes are using the library Monday and Tuesday mornings.  They will be presenting their Theatrical Legends Projects  Please don’t come to the Library in groups.

8th grade students you will vote today for your class leadership next year.  Many already have, in fact, but would you please be reminded to vote during jumpstart and LITT today.  All must take the opportunity to vote.  The results will be available at the end of the day.  Reminder, if you vote more than once, your ballot will be discarded and that once your vote is cast, it can’t be changed by voting again.

Yearbooks should be in later this week.  Cost $8.00 each.  We will start selling pre-sale this Wednesday in the mornings out of the concessions.  We are anticipating the yearbooks to arrive this Thursday or Friday.  We will continue to sell each morning through next Monday.

FFA 8th Grade Cookout - May 15th during 8th lunch period.  Some of the FFA officers will walk over and get them so they should meet in the commons area.  There will be a sign up in the MS Office.  Anyone who has any interest in FFA should attend.

Anyone interested in running Cross Country next fall will have a meeting next week.  Current 8th graders will have their meeting Tuesday, May 13th at 8 am.m in Mr. Allen’s room (W-11) in the HS.  Current 6th & 7th graders will have their meeting Wednesday the 14th at 8 am.m. in Mr. Severson’s room.

STATE BASEBALL T-SHIRTS:  Order forms are available in the office brochure holder.  This is premature but order now with confidence, if we don’t make it you will get refunded.  Orders are due TODAY,  Monday, May 12th.  Turn orders into the office.

Attention 8th Grade Football Players: (i.e. Incoming Freshmen)

There will be a lunch meeting with Coach Jacobsen this Friday (16th) in Mr. Murtaugh’s room (404).  If you plan on participating in football next year, please go to the front of the lunch line, get your lunch, and bring it to the meeting.

Boys in grades 5, 6 and 7 interested in participating in basketball camp need to pick up a form in the office.  All forms are due by next Friday, May 16th and Basketball Camp is May 27-30 from 10 - 12:30 a.m.

Ladies, Reminder - Elementary, Intermediate and Middle School Soccer Camp is coming up the 19th, 20th, and 21st of May from 3:45 - 5:30.  Please get registered and have it returned by Friday, May 9th.  If there are any questions, contact Coach Rice or Coach Dornbos.  Return your registrations to your building office.  

Norris Girls Basketball Clinic for Grades 5, 6, 7 will be May 14, 15, 16 from 3:45 - 5:45.  You can pick up registration from Coach Hagerman or the MS Office Brochure Holder.

Norris Titans Baseball Camp - 2014

6th - 7th - 8th- 9th Grade

June 2 - June 4th           10:30 - 12:00 a.m.

Norris High School          $40.00

Pick up a registration form in the MS Office Brochure Holder.

Reminder to all students:  We will be removing your network accounts over the summer, and adding you back to the network.  You will be keeping your same network ID and password, but any files you have on the Z drive will be lost, so we recommend that you make a backup to a flash drive, or into your Google Apps account prior to the start of the summer.  All student Google Accounts will remain in place each year.  You will have access to all Google Apps content 24 x 7 as long as you remain a Norris Student.  Remember, all content is accessible by school personnel when deemed necessary.  Make sure you practice proper digital citizenship and use this account for school purposes only.

MS Softball Camp May 27, 28 & 29 at the Norris Softball Field; Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 current year.  4-5:30   Pick up your registration form in the MS office.  Registration is due back with payment by May 20th.

Detasseling - if interested in working on Mr. Rettele’s crew for detasseling this summer - contact him direct or via email which is

Pick up the Spring/Summer Quarterly Family Newspaper LINCOLN KIDS!

One of our very own Norris Students artwork is on the front page, and several more on the inside.  This edition is packed full of summer camps and Activities!

Would you like to work in the Lincoln City Libraries this summer?  Volunteer registration for the summer reading program is available in the Norris MS library now.  Sign up begins April 15th.

The Right To Be Safe:

Don’t:                                                                                                                 Do:

Spread rumors         Tell the Person(s) who is bullying to stop

Exclude classmates from activities         Tell a trusted adult what is happening

Join in         Be a supportive friend to the person being bullied Cheer on the student who is bullying     Tell the student who is being bullied that it is   

                                                                        NOT his or her fault.                                

Bright Lights Classes/Camps are Posted Online for Summer 2014.  Fliers are also available in the office brochure holder.  

Registration begins April 1st at noon.

Today’s Menu   

Hamburger on a Bun

Grab ‘n Go:

Mon.:  Bagel w/Cream Cheese and Orange

Tue.:  Apple Frudel w/Yogurt

Wed.:  Soft Pretzel w/Cheese Sauce and Apple

Thurs.:  Coffee Cake w/Cottage Cheese and Fruit

Frid.:  Cook’s Choice

Mon.:  Cook’s Choice

Monday, May 12, 2014