Kitchen Help Wanted!

Part time kitchen utility worker (3 hours a day); Full time head cook (7 1/2 hours a day)

Contact Mel Maendele at to discuss.

Norris Middle School


Wednesday, March 1st,  2023 (B Day)

ALL Students:

  • Girls State BB - Wear Norris Gear Tomorrow as Support.

If your student plans to attend the Norris Girls Basketball State Tournament game on Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m., please complete this Google Form one time for EACH of your students.   Thursday morning at 10:00am there will be a send-off parade for the girls' basketball team.  The team will start at the HS, come past the front of the ES, up to the front of the MS and then come around to the north side of the MS by the IS.  If attending make sure you represent Norris with your sportsmanship and best behavior.

  • 8th graders interested in joining the HS cheer team need to check in with their WIN teacher and then report to the office during WIN Wednesday to learn more about this opportunity.

  • Email was sent to Parents last night as a reminder to Order Your 

Middle School  Yearbook.  This is an legit email - Order now, no 

Extra’s will be ordered.


Change Wars is on! The event began on Valentine's Day, February 14th, and will go through Saint Paddy's Day (March 17th) - add coins to your jar and cash to other Advisories’ jars! Your advisory can win DONUTS if you get the most coins for the week.  

  • Allies meeting grades 6-8 Thursday during WIN in the library

  • Colorguard Clinic is coming!!! Learn to spin a flag, toss a rifle. Sign up sheets are in the library and MS office and are due March 17.

  • Library Badges - If a student forgets their badge, we will send them to get it.  Those badges need to be ready to be used on the bus.


  • Thinking about a summer job? NATS Detasseling opens their applications up on March 1 for the summer 2023 detasseling season. 

    • Information is on a poster hanging outside of Mrs. Sobotka’s office.

    • You have to be 13 by July 1. 

    • Great way to make money as a MS student!

    • Added Bonus - every NATS employee also receives a 25% discount on ACT prep with John Baylor Test Prep's OnToCollege, which can cost up to $400!


  • M-W all students Mock Trial

  • THU no HAL, Allies meeting

  • FRI   HAL 8th invitation only 


Classic Cafe:  Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit, Tater Tots

Diner:  Cheeseburger, Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Grab & Go:  Honey Mustard Ham Wrap, Cravin Craisin Salad

Counselor Connection

End of the Quarter - March 9th - Are you prepared?

  1. Have you checked PowerSchool?

    1. Do you have any missing assignments?

    2. If so, work on them during Advisory, WIN, extra time in class, and each night to get them completed.

    3. If so and you don’t know how to complete them - ask your teacher for the directions again!

  2. Have you made arrangements to retake assignments/tests with your teacher?

  3. If you have questions about assignments, have you asked your teacher?

  4. Does your grade reflect what you know? And, are you doing what you need to do as a student in your classes?

Wednesday, March 1, 2023