Norris Elementary Parent News

Norris Elementary School

Dr. Brenda Tracy, Principal

25211 South 68th St

Firth, Nebraska 68358

Phone: (402) 791-0030

Fax: (402) 791-0038


Norris Elementary Science Fair

Where:  Norris Intermediate Building

When:   Friday, March 21, 2014

6:00-7:00 pm

7:00-8:00 pm Science Festival hosted by Middle and High School to promote Science.  All families are encouraged to stay and enjoy.

Norris Elementary Music Program

Thursday April 10th

7:00- 1st grade

7:30- 2nd grade

Carnival time is here again!

Please sign up to help at the 2014 Elementary/Intermediate Carnival!


When:  Friday, April 4th, 2014; 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Norris Elementary School

Needed: 200+ volunteers

Why: For a great cause – supporting our kids and our school!


Online sign up is now available for the 2014 Elementary/Intermediate school carnival.  Sign up soon to get the best selection of the job and shift that you want.  Most shifts are 5:15 to 7:00 and 7:00-8:45pm, although there are some additional volunteer times during the day.  This is the biggest PTO fundraiser of the year and the proceeds always benefit our children and school!

Use this link to sign up online: OR  return one of the flyers that will be coming home in the Thursday folders.


Please feel free to contact us with any questions!


Kathy Kohler – 402-794-4364

Susan Van Brocklin402-798-0400



Students who will turn 5 on or before July 31, 2014 are eligible to attend Kindergarten during the 2014-15 school year.  Online registration is available at

Kindergarten Parent Orientation

Save the Date!

When:  Tuesday, March 25th,

7-8 pm

Where:  Elementary Gym

We will be having an informal parent orientation where you are invited to come and pick up information and get a head start on the necessary paperwork we will need for your child to enroll him/her in kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year.



In the event that Norris has a late start due to weather, we will NOT have morning preschool but WILL have afternoon preschool.  If Norris has an early release, we WILL have morning preschool but afternoon preschool will be cancelled.

Classroom pictures

Martin Photography will be at Norris Elementary on April 11th to take class pictures for the 1st and 2nd grade.  Preschool and Kindergarten will be setting up class pictures at another time before the end of the year.


April 4- School Carnival 5:30-8:30

April 10- Elementary Music Program

April 18-21 Spring Break

April 25- District music contest- No School

May 19- Tenative last day of school (as long as there are no additional cancellations)

Friday, March 14, 2014