Board of Education vacancy application

Notice is hereby given that a vacancy exists on the Board of Education of Norris School District #160 as a result of the death of Patty Bentzinger. In accordance with state law, the Board will begin the process of appointing an individual to complete the remainder of Mrs. Bentzinger’s term on the board. The length of the unexpired term is for the same length of time as Ms. Bentzinger would have served on the Board of Education. Interested Applicants must live in Ward 2 to be appointed for the open seat.

Applications can be obtained by emailing or at the Norris School District Administration Office and will be accepted by email ( until noon on February 6. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Brian Maschmann, Superintendent at 402-791-0007



Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Final Score: 
W 7-5
Home or Away: 

Norris Softball team opens conference play at Gretna with 7-5 win

The Norris Titans Softball Team opened their 2012 Eastern Midlands Conference schedule at Gretna on Thursday, August 23rd.  The Dragons opened the contest by jumping on the Norris defense for 5 runs in the first inning.  Titan pitcher Michaela Woodward then held the Gretna offense down the rest of the way while the Norris hitters saved their best for the end of the game.  Jenna Gruber's 6th inning bases loaded triple cut the Gretna lead to 5-3 going into the last frame.  In the Titans last chance in the 7th, Janelle Adams, Dani Meierhenry,  and Hannah Evans loaded the bases with 3 consecutive singles.  Makenna Tracy's 2 rbi single  through the middle plated 2 Titans to knot the contest at 5-5. Then back to back sacrifice flies off the bats of Janelle Mitchell and Brittany Funk provided the final 7-5 victory.

Titan offense vs Gretna:
Makenna Tracy  1 hit, 2 runs, 2 rbi, 1 hit by pitch, 1 steal
Janelle Mitchell  1 sac, 1 rbi
Brittany Funk  1 sac, 1 rbi
Michaela Woodward  1 hit
Cassie Dauber  2 runs
Jenna Gruber  1 hit (triple), 3 rbi
Janelle Adams  2 hits, 1 run
Dani Meierhenry  1 hit
Hannah Evans  3 hits, 2 runs