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 Bond Issue To Be Conducted Via Special Election

By Board resolution, a Norris School District bond issue ballot referendum will be conducted via special election, with a projected timeline of mail-in ballots being sent to voters by Lancaster County Election Commission Oct. 22nd - Nov. 4th and return of all...

Norris Teachers Named Finalists for Presidential Awards for Math and Science Teaching

Norris teachers Arnold Talero and Betsy Barent have each been named state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) by their respective professional teaching organizations. Talero received his recogni...

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Maschmann named to County Infrastructure Financing Task Force

Norris Assistant Superintendent Dr. Brian Maschmann has been named to the Lancaster County Infrastructure Financing Task Force to help address the long term needs of Lancaster County’s roads and bridges. A recent county press release detailed the need f...

SCIP announces Community Awareness Series for Parents: Promoting Healthy Behaviors

The Norris District is pleased to partner with SCIP and other Lancaster County schools including Lincoln Public to promote a series of meetings for parents and community members to promote healthy behaviors. SCIP is a state-wide program designed to bring toget...

Norris Students To Celebrate Eclipse on August 21

On August 21, Norris students and staff will have the opportunity to experience one of Earth’s most amazing natural phenomenon, a total solar eclipse.  The Norris campus is within the “path of totality”, making it one of the best places in Nebraska...

Board VP Grosshans elected to Legislation Committee

Norris School Board Vice President Larry Grosshans has been elected by members of the Nebraska Association of School Boards to serve on that organization's Legislation Committee. The Legislation Committee of the Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) exi...

Edu-Ninja Jen Burdis To Address Norris Staff in August

A veteran of two seasons of American Ninja Warrior, longtime Elementary teacher Jen Burdis hails from California where she is a fourth grade teacher. Burdis will speak to Norris teachers as part of their pre-student days professional development the afternoon...

Norris Superintendent meets with Nebraska Congressional Delegation

Norris Superintendent Dr. John Skretta is the Nebraska Association of School Administrators President-Elect. In this capacity, he joined Stanton Superintendent Dr. Mike Sieh as Nebraska delegates to the American Association of School Administrators annual advo...

Norris School District selected as Google Reference District

The Norris School District has been selected as a Google for Education Reference District. Google for Education Reference Districts are districts that demonstrate excellence and leadership through the innovative use of technology, including G Suite for Educati...

ClassBundl school supplies lists updated and posted for 2017-18

You can avoid the pending back-to-school rush by getting every supply on your student's classroom list in just a few clicks with ClassBundl. We've built classroom-specific supply bundles for you to easily order online. Be ready for school in minutes and g...

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