Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

Camp Invetntion completes fifth year

Camp Invention has completed its 5th year at Norris!  During the week long Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math camp, students created vehicles that travel in water, on land, and in the air.  They explored all of their senses, tinkered with cir...

Lentfer's students explore circulatory system with cow heart

Room 502 (Mrs. Lentfer's second grade class) has been studying about the heart and circulatory system in health and science.  We learned how the heart is a very strong muscle, that it has chambers, and how the blood is pumped throughout the body.  To...

Piening named Norris Elementary Principal

Dr. Jenny Piening has been named the Norris Elementary Principal for 2014-15 as Dr. Brenda Tracy will assume district-level duties for Curriculum Director and Director of Special Education. Piening expressed her enthusiasm for the principal job at Norris, stat...

Camp Invention returns to Norris

Where big ideas becomethe next big thing...ONLY AT CAMP INVENTION.Camp Invention inspires confidence in curious children like yours. Not just for a day or a week, but for a lifetime.  Brought to your community by local educators at Norris Intermediat...

Kindergartners study architecture in art

This month in kindergarten we have been learning what architecture is, and what an architect does. The class went through the same design process as an architect would. We began with a sketch, fine tuned it with some color, and finished the project by building...

2nd Graders visit Morrill Hall, planetarium

Second grade had a wonderful opportunity to visit Morrill Hall & the planetarium the Week of March 10, 2014.  Students had studied the solar system and were able to view "The Cardboard Rocket" as it soared through space & visited each planet. &nbs...

Norris teacher, coach Gary Pence Wins NSIAAA Outstanding Service Award

Norris teacher, coach and longtime basketball official Gary Pence was recognized by the Nebraska State Athletic Administrators’ Association as a 2013-14 Outstanding Service Award winner.  Mr. Pence was one of several award winners at the NSIAAA annual b...

Interested in old cars? Come join the Norris Teammates fundraiser at an extraordinary local car museum

Interested in old cars?  Come join the Norris Teammates fundraiser at an extraordinary local car museum...Kuck Motorsports Museum is a private collection of automobiles owned by Gary and Susan Kuck, and their son Scott. The museum is open by special group...

SkillsUSA hosts pizza feed February 7th

Pizza FeedWhere: Norris Middle School--MPRJV/V Girls & Boys Basketball vs. Nebraska CityWhen:  Friday, February 74:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Cost: $3.00 Meal Deal  (Pizza, drink & dessert)Extra slice: $2.00Sponsored by:  Norris SkillsUSA...

Help Your New Year's Health Resolutions Come True: Attend the 2014 Norris Health Fair January 11

  Looking for that little extra motivational push to promote your health-related New Year's resolutions?  Look no further than the Norris campus for assistance and outreach to you and your families. The annual Norris Health Fair will be hel...

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