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 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...

FFA sponsors food drive for local food pantry

The Norris FFA will be hosting a food drive the week of November 26th-30th.  We encourage all students to bring food to their IAP classes.  Whichever IAP has the most food at the end of the week will get an ice cream party sponsored by Prairieland Da...

NePAS school rankings cause for celebration at Norris: Norris earns a Top 5 rank in Reading

The State of Schools Report and accompanying “Report Card” on schools were released last week by the state of Nebraska’s Department of Education.   The report culminated with the inaugural release of “NEPAS” or the Nebraska Performance Acco...

Foundation To Honor Norris 'Superstars of Service' at November 16 Banquet: Tickets Available

Due to the conflict with state semi final football playoffs and potentially volleyball also playing in second round state tourney this Friday, the Norris Foundation annual honors and awards banquet has been rescheduled for Friday, November 16th. You'...

Food Service Director represents Norris at National Healthy Schools Forum in Little Rock

Norris Food Service Director Linda Truscott flew to Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday, October 20 for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation awards program as part of its annual National Healthy Schools Forum. Truscott  was an invited repr...

Norris School Board, members recognized for Outstanding Service: Gana, Glenn, Kruger, Grosshans take individual honors

The Norris School District’s Board of Education has received a Continuing Excellence award from the Nebraska Association of School Boards.  Out of over two hundred districts across the state, only 11 earned this noble distinction.  The award is res...

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