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.

Projected Last Student Day: Wednesday, May 20

May 20 is the tentative last student day for the school year for the Norris School District. This will be a full student day.The projected last student day of May 20 remains conditional and could be pushed back to May 21 if the district is forced to...

Norris to host 'Twitter Night for Parents' on March 3rd

The Norris High School Library is hosting a Twitter night for parents on March 3, in the high school library. This interactive session will focus on the social media platform Twitter, its uses, terminology associated with Twitter, as well as an overview o...

Sheriff's Department Releases Statement on Hickman Vehicle Observed Near Bus Drop-off

The district received reports from concerned parents regarding a potentially suspicious vehicle near a Hickman bus stop. The district Transportation department was apprised and Norris notified law enforcement to enlist their assistance investiga...

2015-16 School Year Calendar Released

The Norris Board approved the 2015-16 academic year calendar at the January 2015 meeting.The calendar is available online HERE.and is posted on the Norris calendars page at http://www.norris160.org/district/calendars.Key calendar items:All teachers report Augu...

Turf & Track Project moving forward as donors eclipse 250K goal!

Patrons of the Norris School District donated over quarter of a million dollars in the fall fundraising campaign for the Titans Facilities Fund. The Norris Board of Education had earlier established the $250K target, pledging in summer 2014 that district resou...

Santa bringing electronic devices for the kids? Tips for Parents here!

Norris families,Many of our students will be receiving electronic devices for gifts from their families this Christmas season.  Generous parents and grandparents bestow these technological treasures on students who have sometimes been longing for them for...

Handwashing & Sneeze "Stop the Spread" Reminders from Norris Health

The CDC recently announced that the flu virus has mutated so the current vaccine may not be as effective as hoped in protecting against the altered strain of flu. While the influenza virus has mutated, the flu vaccine does still offer protection in the fact th...

“Rural Nebraska on the Move” grant provides the “SPARK” to keep Norris kids and teachers up & moving

The Norris School District has continued successful implementation of the ESU 6-led “Rural Nebraska on the Move” federal “PEP” (Physical Education Program) grant that is bringing over $1.2 million in competitively won federal funds to Norris and five o...

Foundation banquet November 21st to honor four who've made a difference

Foundation to Honor Four Who’ve Made A Difference for Norris & the NationThe Norris Foundation banquet will be held Friday, November 21st at Yankee Hill Country Club in Lincoln. The evening begins with a 5:30 pm social hour followed by a catered dinner a...

Norris TeamMates needs Mentors

Norris TeamMates needs MentorsWhat can you do for a student? Don’t think you could help someone?Well, here’s what you can do....● meet once a week for an hour● listen● play a game or throw a ball and more● provide encouragementNeed more inform...

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