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

Now Hiring Kitchen Staff

Taher, Inc at Norris School District is now hiring for the kitchen.  30 hours a week.  Please reach out to to inquire further.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown

Special Education
Room Number: 
MS Resource
lisa.holman [at]
(402) 791-0000 ext 2858

Subject Area(s): Special Education-Behavior Disorders/Life Skills/Learning Strategies
Home Town: Hickman, Nebraska
Year you entered the teaching profession: 1998
Degrees Held & Institution Received From:
Bachelor Degree at Peru State College
Masters Degree at UNL-Lincoln 

Favorite thing about teaching:  Being able to witness growth in students in and outside of school.

Extra Duty Assignments:

  • JV Girls' Basketball
  • Middle School Track--High Jump
  • SCIP Team, Positive Behavior Support Team

Family:  Daughter, Shalena

Hobbies/Interest Areas: I love spending time watching Shalena play Volleyball, Basketball, and Track.  I enjoy spending time camping and fishing with the family.  Having movie night at home with a glass of milk and some popcorn is what Shalena and I love to do the most!!
Our Pets: We have two dogs...Abbie is a Boxer and Izzie is a Brittany Spaniel.  Abbie is a Therapy Dog in the Norris Middle School...She loves her job.  We have a turtle named Wheels, and some cats.