District News

District News

Below you will find news stories related to the District level. You can find news specific to High School, Middle School, Intermediate School and Elementary School under the corresponding sections of the website.

Important Dates, Events: Second Semester Underway at Norris

The latter half of the 2016-17 school year begins Wednesday, January 4th with students returning to Norris for a full day of school. Important dates and events to note for your second semester calendars:Wednesday, January 4: first student day of second semeste...

Annual Norris Health Fair Saturday, January 14th

Norris will host its annual Health Fair Saturday, January 14th in the Middle School Commons from 9 to 11 AM. Information and exhibits are free to passers by visiting the health fair during this time and students, parents and community members are invited to at...

"EduNinja" to address Norris staff

A veteran of two seasons of American Ninja Warrior, longtime Elementary teacher Jen Burdis hails from California where she is a fourth grade teacher. Burdis will address Norris faculty and a number of visiting school district guests on January 16th as a keynot...

Norris 2017-18 School Year Calendar

The Norris Board adopted the 2017-18 calendar at the December meeting. The calendar can be accessed online here. The calendar contains:175 student days, 12 staff days.New teachers report Friday, August 11th.All teachers report Monday, August 14th.Students begi...

State Releases Nebraska Education Profile of District, State Results from 15-16 assessments

The Nebraska Education Profile (NEP) has been released by the Nebraska Department of Education. The NEP provides information and data about Nebraska public schools and student performance. The NEP highlights the performance of students by district and school b...

Head Lice Precautions

A number of student cases of head lice have been diagnosed at Norris this school year and proactive education can help to thwart the spread of lice. Head lice are parasites that are generally found on the scalp, which is where lice feed and lay their eggs. Egg...

Norris students and staff present new technologies during the Nebraska Association of School Board’s Technology Showcase.

The Norris School district had 3 booths representing the latest in technology integration in education at the NASB (Nebraska Association of School Board’s) Technology Showcase held at the Papillion La-Vista conference center in Omaha on Friday November 18th...

Gage County Third Degree Sexual Assault Notice

The Norris School District has received confirmation from the Gage County Sheriff’s Office that a 16-year old male Cortland resident and Norris student has been cited for one instance of third degree misdemeanor sexual assault and that the victim is an...

Achievement expert, radio personality John Baylor to keynote Norris Foundation Banquet

Test-taking wizard, author, Husker volleyball broadcaster, and longtime local on-air personality John Baylor will be the keynote after-dinner speaker at the Norris Foundation annual banquet. The banquet is Friday, November 18th at the beautiful Yankee Hill Cou...

Foundation Banquet November 18 at Yankee Hill Country Club: Tickets Available!

The Norris Education Foundation banquet annually honors outstanding service to the Norris School District. This year's banquet is November 18 at Yankee Hill Country Club in Lincoln. Tickets are available now by calling 402-791-0000 or emailing kim.brodersen@ns...

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