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

Important Dates, Events: Second Semester Underway at Norris

Important Dates, Events: Second Semester Underway at Norris

Students resume classes Wednesday, January 4th : note these key dates

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The latter half of the 2016-17 school year begins Wednesday, January 4th with students returning to Norris for a full day of school. Important dates and events to note for your second semester calendars:

  • Wednesday, January 4: first student day of second semester.
  • Saturday, January 14: Norris Health Fair, MS concourse, 9-11 AM
  • Monday, January 16: NO SCHOOL [staff development day] 
  • Friday, February 17: NO SCHOOL [staff development day]
  • Monday, February 20: NO SCHOOL [President's Day]
  • Thursday, March 9: Last day of 3rd Quarter
  • Friday, March 10: NO SCHOOL [staff development day]
  • Thursday, April 13 - Monday, April 17: NO SCHOOL [Spring Break]
  • Wednesday, April 19 - Statewide ACT Testing Date [daytime test; all juniors take ACT]
  • Friday, April 21: NO SCHOOL [Norris hosts District Music contest]
  • Saturday, April 29: Prom
  • Wednesday, May 10: Senior Honors Convocation [1 PM, auditorium]
  • Sunday, May 21: Commencement 
  • Thursday, May 25: Last scheduled student day [may be moved up to three student days earlier if cancellation days are unused]