Norris Middle School


Friday, January 7th (A Day)

Wrestlers, your first practice is on Tuesday January 11th at 6:30 am and we will meet on the wrestling deck above the north gym in the highschool. 

HAL: This week during WIN: Lego Team only.  

Next week: Mon/Wed 7th and 8th Tue/Th 6th Friday Battle of the Books

Weather is cold, dress appropriately to go out for Outdoor Recess.

Bring your coat, hat and gloves with you to Lunch.  Please do not leave them in Lost ‘n Found.


Get ready for Change Wars! Bring in your change - pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollar bills! The battle begins next Monday…

Lost or damaged badges cost $5.00 / Lanyards - $1 / Plastic Sleeve - $1 - Complete Set - $7

Crochet Club January project-winter hat!If you wish to join this project, please make sure to fill out this form so we can have the correct materials for those who need them. See Ms. Schartz for questions We will be meeting every other week starting 1/12.

Yarn:1 larger skein or 2 smaller balls of any weight 4 yarn (ex: Red Heart with Love) in your color of choice

Hook:6.5 mm (size K)


Do you like playing fun board games? Join the Q.G. Club! We’ll meet Mondays after school from 3:30 to 4:30. It is open to all - you just need to find transportation to get home. The club will be starting up again soon!


HAL History Bee -  We’ll be back on 1/11 and take the regional qualifying test on 1/ 18 !!


Reminder: “Nuisance items” are not allowed at school. A nuisance item is something that is not required for educational purposes and which would cause a distraction to the student or others


Science Quiz Bowl Friday, 1/7, 3:45-5:00 p.m., bring your charged chromebook.






Winter Wonderland Bookmark Contest in the library.  All entries due Friday January 21.  Winners receive fame, fortune and acclaim.   Also, winning entries will be turned into bookmarks and grand prize winners receive gift cards.


Middle School College Savings Scholarship

Students who complete the EducationQuest Middle School College Savings Scholarship activity will be eligible to register for one of five $200 scholarships.

EducationQuest will randomly select one student winner on October 31, December 31, and February 28; two students will be selected on April 30.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • be a U.S. citizen or legal resident

  • be a middle school student attending a Nebraska school

  • complete and mail the scholarship entry form to EducationQuest between September 1 and April 30

EducationQuest will deposit the $200 scholarships into the winners’ NEST 529 College Savings Plan account. Winners who do not have an account will need to set one up.

Click here for official eligibility rule


Classic Cafe:  BBQ Meatball Sub, Baked Beans

Grab & Go:  Chef Salad

Diner:  Cheeseburger or Spicy Chicken Patty

Friday, January 7, 2022