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 Foundation Announces 2018 TITAN Award Winners!

The 2018 Norris Titan Award winners have been announced by the Foundation. This year's winners are:ANN SCHROEDER, retired PE teacher and coach who taught at Norris from 1986 to 2018. Schroeder played softball for the Huskers as a standout collegiate athlete an...

Moody's upgrades Lancaster County S.D. 160 (Norris), NE to Aa2 from Aa3

New York - October, 2018: Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Lancaster County School District 160 (Norris), NE's outstanding general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) debt to Aa2 from Aa3. The rating affects $18 million in rated debt.See report at ...

Norris Elementary and Intermediate Participate in the Kindness in Chalk Challenge

This year districtwide the Norris School District embraced the statewide theme of #BeKind.  This theme is reflected daily in lessons provided to students, acknowledgments of students being kind, and activities to have students reflect on what it means to...

Norris Board Members Honored by State School Boards Association

The Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB), Board of Directors and staff, recognized 2018 Award of Achievement recipients during the York Region Meeting on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. In recognition of their volunteer time and commitment to educa...

TeamMates are Cool Ice Cream Social kicks off the new school year!

Norris TeamMates kicked off the year with a “TeamMates are Cool Ice Cream Social” held in the Intermediate school lunch room. Over 80 mentors, mentee, board members and family members enjoyed ice cream with all of the toppings including bananas. Norris Tea...

Norris Superintendent’s Report: 2018-19 Board Budget Work Session

The Norris Board held its annual budget preview study session on  Monday, August 27th. The Notice of Special Hearing to Set Final Tax Request and the Budget Hearing will be published in the Voice News.Valuation: Total district valuation increased 2.7%, an...

Norris District Embraces #BeKind Theme

Norris is embracing districtwide the statewide #BeKind theme this year. We sincerely hope students and staff will take this theme and run with it! August 24th is #BeKind Day across the state, and Norris staff will be recognizing and affirming this day of kindn...

Norris Open House Events Scheduled for August 13th and 14th

Norris Schools will welcome back students and meet and greet parents and guardians at Open House events prior to the start of the upcoming school year.The dates and times for this year's Open House events are:Elementary and Middle School Open House: August .In...

Norris School Board reviews, releases results from Norris Voter Follow-Up Study

In the wake of the failed November 2017 bond election, the district conducted a voter follow-up study through MSR Group research institute out of Omaha. MSR surveyed nearly 500 Norris resident registered voters and compiled results to assist the Board and dist...

Norris Superintendent Attends Washington D.C. Advocacy Conference

Norris Superintendent John Skretta attended the American Association of School Administrators Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. July 9-12. Dr. Skretta attended as the current President of the Nebraska Association of School Administrators, representing Ne...

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