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.

Norris Board Determines Final Timeline for Superintendent Search

The Norris Board has engaged NASB Leadership Search Services to facilitate the process for placing the next Norris Superintendent.The Board and the NASB Search Services team have determined the final timeline for the process and wish to share this information...

Norris Parents, Public Invited to Complete survey for Superintendent Search & District Needs Assessment

The Norris School Board recently accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. John Skretta due to career advancement. We are grateful for Dr. Skretta’s service to Norris School District 160 and wish him well in his future endeavors as the Educational Servi...

School Calendar for 2019-20 adopted

The 2019-20 school year calendar has been reviewed, adopted and approved by the Board of Education. The calendar can be viewed at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OC9rkf9S2WBfFBLIY9YxfuxZrzxB3JC3oSCwiOQtwnI/edit?usp=sharingCalendar notes:175 s...

Dr. Mike Lucas to address Norris Teachers January 4

York Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas will provide the keynote speech to Norris faculty on the January 4th professional development day. Dr. Lucas‘s comments will provide a motivating kickoff to the 2019 year for the Norris team. A renowned storyteller and high...

Norris TeamMates becomes a Gallup Strengths Chapter

Norris TeamMates is excited to become a Gallup Strengths Chapter.  In the past few years, TeamMates has formed a partnership with Gallup to help foster Strength-based development for TeamMate matches.  Gallup’s Strengths Survey instruments have bee...

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

The Norris School district had 4 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 16th...

Social Studies is Alive and Engaging at Norris Elementary

It’s been a busy first semester in the elementary with our Social Studies curriculum. The students are busy learning to be respectful, responsible, and kind. Teachers and students are continually reviewing school expectations to help everyone be good citizen...

Norris Schools Recognize Veterans Day with Assemblies, Activities

Veterans Day 2018 is recognized Monday, November 12th. Every building on campus is recognizing this important patriotic holiday with a variety of observances and activities to promote awareness of the magnitude of Veterans Day and the debt of gratitude our cit...

TeamMates Mentors, Mentees decorate pumpkins donated by Roca Berry Farm

Norris TeamMates recently had an activity where our mentors and mentees decorated pumpkins. This was a fun activity for both. Thanks to Roca Berry Farm for donating the pumpkins. Over 30 pumpkins were painted. Categories were superhero, scariest, goofiest...

Nebraska Community Blood Bank Blood Drive in Memory of Ryan Post

Thursday, October 25 from 10 AM to 1 PM Norris will be the host site for a Nebraska Community Blood Bank drive in memory of Ryan Post. Ryan Post was 13 years old and an 8th grader at Norris Middle School when she was killed in a car accident on her way ho...

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