Norris Middle School

NORRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL BULLETIN

Friday, January 14th (B Day)


PLEASE CHARGE YOUR CHROMEBOOKS AT HOME EACH EVENING. THE SCHOOL DOESN’T LEND OUT CHARGERS.


HAL: This week:  FORENSICS!!!! Mon/Wed 7th and 8th Tue/Th 6th

Friday Battle of the Books teams meet.

 

Change Wars has begun! Bring in your change - pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollar bills! Help your Advisory! The battle is on!


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)

 

UKULELE CLUB WILL MEET ON ALTERNATING WEDNESDAYS BEGINNING APRIL 19.  WE WILL TRADE BACK AND FORTH WITH CROCHET CLUB

 

Student Council will meet during WIN on Friday, January 21st, to count Change Wars jars and tabulate winners.

 

Do you like playing fun board games? Join the Q.G. Club! We meet Mondays after school from 3:30 to 4:30 in Mr. Kranz’s room. Anyone can join!

 

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

 

QUIZ BOWL - Returns on 1/12 but will be off again on 1/19. 

 

Science Quiz Bowl Friday, 1/14, 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.

 


6th Grade Book Club Sign-ups are open! There are just 9 spots available. Meeting Tuesdays at 12PM with lunch in the library. We will be reading 


“The Westing Game.” First come, first served. You must be able to commit to reading the book with us each week in order to participate!


BATTLE OF THE BOOKS ON FRIDAY DURING WIN. This is just a meeting to see where everyone is at. We are not competing yet.

 

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

All Loaner chrome books will need to be returned on February 4, 2022 in order to have devices available for the Science Olympiad, February 5.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL MENU

Classic Cafe:  Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla, Roasted Corn

Grab & Go:  Ham Munchable

Diner:  Cheeseburger or Spicy Chicken Patty


Friday, January 14, 2022