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Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

New bookcases added to Elementary Library by PTO

The Norris Elementary Library has received 1 of 6 new book cases purchased by the PTO this year.  The bookcases allow the books to be shelved so that our students learning to read can choose books by the beautiful illustrations on the covers.  The ne...

“Rural Nebraska on the Move” grant provides the “SPARK” to keep Norris kids and teachers up & moving

The Norris School District has continued successful implementation of the ESU 6-led “Rural Nebraska on the Move” federal “PEP” (Physical Education Program) grant that is bringing over $1.2 million in competitively won federal funds to Norris and five o...

Norris TeamMates needs Mentors

Norris TeamMates needs MentorsWhat can you do for a student? Don’t think you could help someone?Well, here’s what you can do....● meet once a week for an hour● listen● play a game or throw a ball and more● provide encouragementNeed more inform...

Award winning author and illustrator Diane deGroat visits Elementary, Intermediate Schools

Students at Norris Elementary and Intermediate Schools welcomed award winning author and illustrator Diane deGroat on October 13 and 14.   Diane has illustrated over 130 books for children.  Through storytelling, an interactive media presentation and...

Mark your calendars for the PTO Fall Craft Fair on October 18th

Mark your calendars for the PTO Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, October 18th from 9am - 4pm.  This is the 27th year the PTO have hosted the craft fair and will featrure over 150 booths.  Visit the PTO website for more information.

Norris partners with ESU 6 schools to win PE & Fitness Federal Grant

The Norris School District has begun implementation of a “Rural Nebraska on the Move” federal “PEP” (Physical Education Program) grant that is bringing over $1.2 million in competitively won federal funds to Norris and five other partner school distric...

Author, illustrator Diane deGroat to visit Elementary, Intermediate Schools on October 13-14

Children’s Book author and illustrator Diane deGroat will be visiting Norris Elementary and Intermediate Schools on October 13 and 14, 2014Diane deGroat is an award winning illustrator of over 130 books. She has also written and illustrat...

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...

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