Norris Elementary School News

Norris Elementary School News

NePAS school rankings cause for celebration at Norris: Norris earns a Top 5 rank in Reading

The State of Schools Report and accompanying “Report Card” on schools were released last week by the state of Nebraska’s Department of Education.   The report culminated with the inaugural release of “NEPAS” or the Nebraska Performance Acco...

Foundation To Honor Norris 'Superstars of Service' at November 16 Banquet: Tickets Available

Due to the conflict with state semi final football playoffs and potentially volleyball also playing in second round state tourney this Friday, the Norris Foundation annual honors and awards banquet has been rescheduled for Friday, November 16th. You'...

Food Service Director represents Norris at National Healthy Schools Forum in Little Rock

Norris Food Service Director Linda Truscott flew to Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday, October 20 for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation awards program as part of its annual National Healthy Schools Forum. Truscott  was an invited repr...

Your Norris School Lunch Program & the New Federal Requirements

Norris Students’ school day just got healthier!  School lunches now include more fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain-rich foods and only fat-free or low-fat milk.  The meal portions are designed for a child's age and contain less saturated fat, t...

Norris Elementary celebrates 'Book Week'

Norris Elementary celebrates Book Week October 1-5, 2012. The Book Week Committee is excited to host Author and Illustrator David Biedrzycki! Students and staff love his great books!The daily activities emphasize reading rather than dressing up. Daily activiti...

District Drivers warned to expect South 68th Traffic Delays beginning September 10 due to County Roads resurfacing

TRAFFIC DELAYS possible: Beginning Monday, September 10th South 68th Street from Stagecoach south to Princeton Road will undergo asphalt resurfacing.  The Department of Roads apologizes for the inconvenience to district drivers traveli...

Fill the Ford Food Drive!

The Norris FFA and Student Council is excited to host a food drive for the local food pantries.  At the second home football game on August 31, drop off your donations at the brand new Ford Pickup truck just inside the gates.  With a generous do...

Titan Family Adventure Race 2012

Titan Family Adventure Race: Get dirty to get healthy for a good cause! Angry Cow Adventures (proprietor Jim Craig is a Norris Board member) is sponsoring the third annual 2012 Titan Family Adventure Race. The race is August 25th at 8 a.m. and is being held th...

Norris Elementary teacher Bollinger co-authors national publication on effective writing instruction

Norris has amassed a steady history of outstanding academic achievement that is a reflection of focused instructional expertise and dedicated student learners.  Writing is one area where the Norris schools have sustained tremendous results, and one of the...

Norris District provides key input on national health study of school food, nutrition standards

WASHINGTON — (JUNE 26, 2012) — Updating national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in schools could help students maintain a healthy weight and increase food service viability in schools, according to a health impact assessme...

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