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,  September 3rd, 2022 (ADay)

Big Day for Middle School Sports - Good Luck to all Participating!

8th Football - HOME - Crete - 4:00

7th Football @ Doane - Crete - 4:00 (Dismissal at 2:00)

8th Volleyball - HOME - HS North Gym - Elkhorn North Ridge 4:15

7th Volleyball @ Elkhorn North Ridge - 4:15 (Dismissal at 2:00)

8th HAL Monday and Tuesday during WIN

6th/7th HAL Wednesday and Thursday during WIN

Ukulele Club Friday during WIN



                      SECURITY ISSUES

Our first performance this year will be our Fall Concert on October 10th. Visit theCHOIR WEBSITE for important information regardingATTIRE for middle school performers.  


Craft Club! If you are interested in making crafts or learning how to make your own decorations, join us on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:40. 


We will meet 3 Tuesdays a month and you will have the choice of one or both crafts. You may need to bring your own supplies based on the craft. 


Please make sure you double check the dates we meet, since we will only be meeting three times a month. 


Come join and make some spooky stuff!


You have left some items behind.  Check out the lost n found and claim your jackets, water bottles, etc.  Also there are valuables in the office to be claimed:  watch, earbuds, etc. 

Here is everything you need to know for Homecoming Week 2022 (October 3rd-7th):

Homecoming Week Information Slides





Where you are to use your badge and why:

  • Library Book Check Out

  • LUNCH Check Out - Mandatory or you will be at the end of the line

            Not using your badges slows down the process and more.

  • BUS - Check on & Check Off -

To Identify the Student, Make sure you are on and get off, and 

  • With the new App for Parents to Track their Students on the Bus

It is Mandatory!

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


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.


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,



Classic Cafe: Southwestern Burger, Golden French Fries

Grab & Go:  Chicken Caesar Salad, Ham Deli Sub

Diner:  Hamburger or Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Monday, October 3, 2022