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.

Back-To-School Open Houses Scheduled for Norris Schools

Open House dates and times have been announced for each Norris school building in advance of the 2013-14 school year. Parents, guardians and students are invited and encouraged to attend! The Open Houses provide an opportunity for your child to meet teach...

Campus construction updates: District to host community Open House August 4

The Norris School District has made plans to host a community Open House on the afternoon of Sunday, August 4th from 1 to 4 PM. The community open house is a public "thank you." All campus schools will be open with hallways and multiple cla...

Norris TeamMates make 38 matches during 2012-2013

The Norris Teammates would like to thank the following people. Because of these people, 38 students at Norris met with a mentor for a total of 896 times. All meetings take place at Norris with and average of 24 meeting per student.Mentors: Kelly Oelke, Emily G...

State Writing Results released: 11th grade Norris students turn in strong performance

The junior class led the way among all Norris grades tested in the state writing assessment.  The writing assessment was administered online and is a required state test. The NeSA-W is designed to measure students’ proficiency in writing prose that adeq...

Campus construction updates for April, 2013

Construction progress continues uninterrupted on the Norris campus, where the new Norris intermediate school funded via the March, 2012 bond issue nears completion stage. The building will house gradesthree, four, and five – providing needed and ne...

Norris schools Recognized at 2013 Action for Healthy Kids Summit

Each Norris school – elementary, middle, and high school – was recognized individually for accomplishments in promoting physical activity, nutrition and overall wellness efforts at the state conference held in Lincoln Thursday. The Elementary was recogniz...

Superintendent's Report for January 30th

The Norris Board and administration met the evening of January 30th for our annual management team retreat.  The purpose of said retreat was to review and discuss Board goals and areas of focus.  No motions were made and no actions were taken at this...

Help make our students & teachers holiday wishes come true

Google recently opened up a grant program making Chromebooks available to teachers for the reduced price of $99. (These Samsung Chromebooks originally sold for $449.) Teachers were required to select their devices and prepare a grant proposal for fun...

District to host Jan 3rd information meeting on athletic facilities development

Due to the snow day, the information meeting on athletic facilities development for the district has been postponed and is rescheduled for Thursday, January 3rd.  Same time (7 pm) and same location (auditorium). Reschedule date:Thursday, January 37 p...

Norris schools awarded bronze for HealthierUS School Challenge

Norris Public Schools is excited to announce Norris Elementary School, Norris Middle School and Norris High School have each been awarded with the Bronze award for the HealthierUS School Challenge.  Grants were submitted in May for each school and the sch...

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