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.

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...

Norris team testifies to state legislators on importance of Ag Ed

Norris senior Bryce Doeschot provided powerful testimony on the importance of agriculture to the Nebraska economy and its vital role in education as he spoke candidly about his educational experiences in the Norris District and background in family farming to...

Norris Campus Construction Updates

As the leaves turn color and the evenings and mornings grow cooler, the amazing productivity of the Hausmann construction team and dedicated subcontractors continues on our campus. The first stages of the High School phase of the bond issue appr...

Your Norris School Lunch Program & the New Federal Requirements

Norris Students’ school day just got healthier!  School lunches now include more fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain-rich foods and only fat-free or low-fat milk.  The meal portions are designed for a child's age and contain less saturated fat, t...

Fill the Ford Food Drive!

The Norris FFA and Student Council is excited to host a food drive for the local food pantries.  At the second home football game on August 31, drop off your donations at the brand new Ford Pickup truck just inside the gates.  With a generous do...

State test results demonstrate Norris students achieving well

Norris students are among the top performers statewide according to the latest round of state-developed tests designed to measure student knowledge of the state standards.  Test results released August 21 by the state of Nebraska show that the students of...

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