Board of Education vacancy application

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists on the Board of Education of Norris School District #160 as a result of the death of Patty Bentzinger. In accordance with state law, the Board will begin the process of appointing an individual to complete the remainder of Mrs. Bentzinger’s term on the board. The length of the unexpired term is for the same length of time as Ms. Bentzinger would have served on the Board of Education. Interested Applicants must live in Ward 2 to be appointed for the open seat.

Applications can be obtained by emailing or at the Norris School District Administration Office and will be accepted by email ( until noon on February 6. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Brian Maschmann, Superintendent at 402-791-0007

Now Hiring Kitchen Staff

Taher, Inc at Norris School District is now hiring for the kitchen.  30 hours a week.  Please reach out to to inquire further.

Norris Middle School


Wednesday,  April 20th (B Day)


7th Grade Physicals are to be done May 1st or later to qualify 

For next school year.  This is also true for 7th & 8th Grade Sports.


Thursday, April 21st - National Look Alike Day

HAL:  only 7 & 8 grade this week.  Mock trial is Wednesday 1:30 to 3:15  No HAL on Thursday, Andre is gone to NETA on Thursday

Norris Titans Youth Track and Field Camp

Grades K-6 - Tonight - Meet up in the Commons after School


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


BATTLE OF THE BOOKS is April 28.  Submit your team questions for each book to Andre.


We are only checking out one book at a time in the library from today through May 9.  Please return your books as soon as you are finished. 


The Library is collecting books for RISE Literacy Zambia through the end of the year. Keep bringing in your gently used books, preK through adult into the library. 


** If you are interested in running for Student Council, please ask ALL of your teachers this week to complete a Recommendation Form for you. This is the link to the Recommendation Form:

Deadline for Teacher Recommendations is Friday, April 22nd!**


Calling all future leaders!Make an impact as a mentor and role model as you explore hands-on STEM adventures at Camp Invention. Build friendships, confidence  and leadership skills that prepare you for high school, while gaining hands-on experience working with children and STEM activities. Pricing starts at $145/week. For students entering 7th-9th grade.




Dates:June 20-24, 2022. 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

See Ms. Schartz for more information or visit 


Due to the end of the school year being moved back to May 18, ALL library materials, including books, ukuleles, library loaner chromebooks, etc are due back on May 10, 2022




Shrek Jr. Performances are May 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM (matinee) and 7:00 PM.


Tickets will be $10.  We will let you know when they will be on sale.  DRESS REHEARSAL INFO:  On May 12, 2022, we will be having an important dress rehearsal for all 7th and 8th grade choir members.  This will begin during the last period of the day and finish by 6:30 PM.  


Crochet Club 4th quarter project- Macrame plant hanger

Starting in the 4th quarter, the crochet club will be making macrame plant hangers. This can be done with many types of string or yarn, so you don’t have to use the recommended material if they are unavailable to you. We will begin March 16th. This is a great project for Mother’s Day! 


Macrame cord (3mm or 4 mm) or cotton yarn (it shouldn’t stretch too much or plants will slip through) plan for using at least 4-5 m’ of cord since the knots will use up most of the cord. Here is one option at Michaels

  1. Macrame ring- I will have wooden rings available on first come first serve basis, otherwise this is an optional piece

  2. Optional accessories: wooden or plastic beads (make sure the hole is large enough to fit the cord or yarn


If you are missing any valuable items such as Eyeglasses, jewelry, IPods, headphones, or Cellphones the office is always a good place to check.

For example - we have a wallet from Friday Nights



Classic Cafe:  Chicken bacon Ranch Melt, Broccoli Salad

Grab & Go:  Beef Taco Salad, Turkey Cranberry Wrap

Diner:  Hamburger or Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Wednesday, April 20, 2022