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


Friday, August 12th, 2022


Hope you have a wonderful day just enjoying those around you!


Any 7th grade volleyball players who missed the player meeting this morning should come talk to Coach Appleby in Room 401. First day of practice will be Monday August 15th at 6:30am in the HS South Gym.


Last year's Yearbooks will be delivered to you sometime next week.

There are no more to purchase.


7th and 8th grade football players, please fill out the google form that was emailed to you. We will meet after school in the commons for checkout.


School Pictures are set for Wednesday, August 24th.

  • We will start right after Advisory Attendance and be done by Noon

  • Remember to not wear white and look your best

  • Pre-Order Packets will be distributed before that week

  • There will be a makeup date of Thursday, Oct. 21st


Reminder to be On Time each morning and to each class.

Tardies will be kept track of and the Tardy Policy will be in effect.


The Daily Bulletin will be emailed to you each and every school day.

Remind your parents that it is also posted on the Norris Middle School

Website for their viewing.  There is no Thursday Folder.


If playing a sport (7th & 8th Graders) the following forms are due in the office before you can practice:

  • Physical

  • NSAA Form

  • Concussion Form

  • $50  (You will receive your Activity Pass with this payment)


As a 7th Grader you must have a current Physical on file whether playing a sport or not.  Dated after May 1st, 2022.


If you are not playing a sport, 6th - 8th graders are eligible to purchase an Activity Pass for $30.  This pass will get you into MS & HS non-tournament games at no cost.




Your Locker Locks are to remain on your locker and locked.  They are not to go home to practice nor are you to bring a lock from home.  We need access to your locker, the locks are school property.  If you have any issues with your lock or locker come to the office for assistance.





For the HS & MS daily-b:


Chromebook Protection Plans are available for purchase until Friday, Aug 26, 2022. The cost is $35/year and is highly recommended to save you money as well as assure yourself a high quality loaner device. (Must be purchased each year.)  Seniors who decide to purchase their device will also receive a discount on the cost of the purchase at graduation. Make checks payable to The Norris School District and turn them into your respective building office. More information about the program can be found here: 


Norris Esports Team - Looking for Players!

Norris will be fielding an Esports team this year.  If you are in grades 7-12 and interested in representing Norris while competing against other Nebraska schools in popular Esports games like Valorant, Rocket League, SSB, Mario Kart and LOL, we will be having an informational meeting on Wednesday, August 17th at 3:40pm in the High School Media Center.     


LINCOLN KIDS Fall Edition is available in the office brochure holder.

It’s full of fun activities, camps, artwork and more.  Check it Out!

















Classic Cafe:  Buffalo Chicken Dip, Tortilla Chips, Roasted Cauliflower

Grab & Go:  Turkey Deli Sandwich

Pizza Parlor:  Hamburger on a Bun, Corn Dog

Friday, August 12, 2022