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


August 11th, 2023 (B)

All Students

  • Please grab your items out of Lost & Found that were left after last school year.

  • Middle School Pictures are set for the morning of Friday August 25th.

  • NO personal locks are to be brought from home to use on your lockers.  Nor should you EVER take your lock home to practice.  Locks should be on your locker at all times and locked.

  • MS Volleyball Meeting will be Friday morning August 11th at 7:15am. 

    • The 7th grade meeting will be in the MS Gym.

    • The 8th grade meeting will be held in the MS Commons Area.

  • Chromebook Insurance is available and highly suggested.  $35 each year

Chromebook Protection Plans are available for purchase until Friday, Aug 25, 2023. 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 in to your respective building office. More information about the program can be found here:

  • Library Bookmark Contest

Entry forms are in the library.  Your bookmarks are due September 1 and 

           the winners will be announced the week after Labor Day.  Prizes! Fame!


6th Grade

  • Norris will once again be hosting Girls on the Run this fall

$35 each year.  3rd - 6th Grade Girls

Practices will be Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:45-5:00 (on the elementary walking track) and there is an (optional) 5K celebratory run/walk on Nov 5th. Registration has just started. Practices start September 5th!  Register at

Counselor Connection

10 Keys to Middle School Success!

#1 - Sleep Well - 8-10 hours a night!

#2 - Eat Right - Healthy and balanced meals give your body and mind energy!

#3 - Do your Homework - Make it a habit to do your homework each night!

#4 - Pay attention in Class - Focus and use class time wisely!

#5 - Get Involved - If you are involved, you will do well inside and outside of school!

#6 - Think Positive - You CAN do whatever you put your mind to!

#7 - Ask for Help - There are adults at school who are ready and willing to help YOU!

#8 - Stay Organized - A little organization goes a LONG way to help you be successful!

#9 - Make Goals - Give yourself something to work towards and stick with it!

#10 - Take Risks - Be brave and be YOU!  Try something new


Classic Cafe:  Breakfast Burrito, Spiced Pinto Beans

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

Diner:  Hamburger or Spicy Chicken Patty 

Friday, August 11, 2023