Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Forsman wins Limeades for Learning grant

Limeades for Learning is an event that occurs every fall and is funded by Sonic restaurants. Each day people can vote for different projects teachers have submitted to get materials funded for their classrooms. The top 100 projects that have the most votes get...

Norris kindergartners treated to 'mystery speaker'

Kindergarten hosted a mystery speaker, Major Hank Piening from the Nebraska Air National Guard, to talk about American symbols and his job as a pilot on the KC-135R plane.  Major Piening showed students items that pilots use on every flight such as a head...

Local rescue squads visit Norris for Fire Prevention Week

Thanks to our local fire volunteer fire departments and rescue squads for sharing their knowledge, gear, trucks, and safety information with the Norris Elementary students this week. Students were able to enter the trucks, try on the fire gear, and go into rea...

Foundation Donates Thousands for Norris Teachers' Innovative Classroom Projects

The Norris Education Foundation has taken action to provide Norris teachers with thousands of dollars in support to purchase equipment and learning software to enhance their classrooms. The Foundation acted on numerous SEED grant applications submitted by Norr...

Norris NeSA Results Exceed State Performance Averages: Multiple Grades Over 90% Proficient

The 2014/2015 Reading, Math, Science and Writing  (Nebraska State Accountability) NeSA test results for Norris Public Schools are now available.These tests are one-time, drop-in checks of student performance on state standards. It is important to note tha...

Elementary holds PBiS Kick-Off Assembly

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBiS) is a program that Norris Elementary Schools has implemented to promote and maximize academic achievement and good behavior.  PBiS is a school wide strategy for helping all student achieve important socia...

Award-winning author Jerry Pallotta visits Norris Elementary and Intermediate Schools

10/05/2015 (All day)
Author Jerry Pallotta visited Norris Elementary and Intermediate Schools on October 5 & 6, 2015.  Mr. Pallotta...

Norris Elementary recognizes 157 kindergartners at annual program

On May 21, 2015 Norris Elementary recognized 157 kindergarten students during the annual recognition program.  Mrs. Mitchell, Norris Elementary music teacher, guided the students through the music and actions that demonstrated how far they had come academ...

District Administers 2015 Technology Surveys for Tech Planning

The Norris school district is administering a spring technology survey. Students, parents – one per household – and teachers have been administered alternate forms of this survey. The spring, 2015 survey is a needs assessment designed to assist the distric...

Norris TeamMates attend Husker spring game and hold 'Spring Celebration'

Spring GameNorris TeamMates attended The Nebraska Spring game with 8 mentees and 14 mentors.  A special thanks to Norris for providing he bus as well at Betty Hruska for driving.  The group arrived at the Haymarket baseball field and was treated to a...

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