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


Monday, August 22nd, 2022


Today is the DAY for our Colorguard club meeting during WIN!  all students interested in Colorguard club should come to the Library for a quick 10 minute meeting at 1:45.  


Broadcast and Video Production - Are you interested in sports, using video equipment and computers? Can you imagine yourself working for ESPN or Husker Vision someday?  We are looking for students to help broadcast sporting events on Youtube and possibly edit game highlights for social media.  We need motivated students that can consistently commit time outside of school (athletic events) to be announcers, camera/replay operators, and video editors.  Please see or email Mr. Carlson for more information (


Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining Cross Country and did not attend the meeting on Wednesday morning, please email Mrs. Wesch before Monday, Aug 22nd.


Check out the Norris Cross Country apparel store! Orders need to be in before midnight on Sunday, August 21st.  Use this link to see what is available:


School Pictures are set for this 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 Thursday or 

  • Order online - the Link will be shared.

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

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


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.

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.


The Library is sponsoring a Back to School Bookmark contest.  Winners will have their bookmark mass produced for school and receive a gift card.  Entry forms are in the library. 


Would you like to learn Ukulele?  We have instruments you can check out and free group lessons. Come to a quick informational meeting on Wednesday during WIN at 1:45.


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:  Pancakes, Strawberry Topping, Scrambled Egg

Breakfast Potatoes

Grab & Go:  Chicken Caesar Salad, Ham Deli Sub Sandwich 

Diner:  Hamburger on a Bun, Spicy Chicken Patty on Bun

Monday, August 22, 2022