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


Thursday,  October 6th, 2022 (B Day)

Today’s Activities include:  

7th Grade Volleyball at the HS North Gym vs. Gretna - 4:15

8th Grade Volleyball traveling to Gretna so please dismiss at 2:10

Good Luck Lady Titans!!

Mid Week Homecoming Competition update: Kranz (7 points), Leehy (6 Points), Lechtenberg (5 Points), and Coe (5 Points) are on the top of the leaderboard for dress up day participation! 

The weather is turning chilling tomorrow, come prepared with a jacket to wear

Outside for the HOMECOMING PARADE in the morning, and for recess.


Where you are to use your badge and why:

You are to be using your Current School Year Badge- last years are NOT to be used!

  • 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!

This Friday during WIN we will be offering some Cocoa Beans and C12H22O11 to our students. In hopes to make the serving process smooth, we will have the grade levels stagger their times coming down to the commons during WIN. 

  • 8th-Grade - 1:31

  • 7th-Grade - 1:36

  • 6th-Grade - 1:41

We will offer a variety of chocolates and sugars - Everything will be $2.00 and there will be a limit of 2 per person. 

PICTURE RETAKE DAY:  Oct. 21st - first thing in the morning

6th/7th HAL Wednesday and Thursday during WIN

8th Grade HAL book club meets Thurs during lunch @ 12:24

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.  

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




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.

Activities Friday w/Homecoming:

Norris FFA Booster Tailgate - 5:30 - 7:30

Var. Football - HOMECOMING - Omaha Gross - 7:00 p.m.

Softball District FInal - 

Classic Cafe: Carnita Nachos, Refried Beans

Grab & Go:  Chef Salad, Chicken Caesar Wrap

Pizza:  Cheese, Pepperoni or Sausage 

Thursday, October 6, 2022