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

Google Apps

Google Apps


Google's product listing page

Norris Public Docs (Public Folders in Google) (Only available to individuals logged in as a Norris Staff member in Google.) Staff: Remember on the network O drive there is also a folder called "School Forms Policies and Information" that is available to only staff members on our network. Directions for adding Public Docs and Norris Tech Docs <-- All Norris Staff should do this!

Norris Tech Docs (Only available to individuals logged in as a Norris Staff member in Google.) All technology documents, in-service files, and technology forms are located in these folders. Directions for adding Public Docs and Norris Tech Docs <-- All Norris Staff should do this!

Here is our list of approved Google Chrome Extensions/Apps for Students.  (Students are restricted to this whitelist.) 

Support and Tutorials:

We have added the Synergyse Training for Google Apps™ for our Google products. Synergyse is a self-paced and on-demand training. Synergyse is available anytime and anywhere you have access to Google Apps, so you can learn what you need at your own pace and on your own schedule.  More information can be found on our Norris Synergyse Google Training document.  

Links to Google help files for:

Note: We are currently supporting/deploying the following apps within the Google Apps for Education products:

  • Mail
  • Drive (Including Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentation, Forms, Drawing, and many templates)
  • Calendar and tasks (Note: You can make multiple calendars to share to different groups and individuals.)
  • Groups
  • YouTube and YouTube Channels for teachers
  • Contacts
  • Sites
  • Google+ --including Hangouts(Talk/Chat included) Photos and more.
  • Blogger
  • Google Classroom
  • Google Keep
Google Apps Domain Add-On's:
  • Creately (Drawing/Flowcharting app.) 
  • (Drawing/Diagrams app.)
  • EasyBib (Google apps add-on) Check out the Add onpage to the right, for more information.
  • HelloFax (Fax Google docs for free)
  • Kaizena (Add voice comments to Google Docs.) 
  • Kami (For edits and markups for PDF files. Works in Google Drive - Right-click on PDF and open with Kami.)
  • Synergyse Training for Google Apps
  • Lucid Press
  • Awesome Tables
  • Mind Meister (Mind Maps)
  • MindMup (Mind Maps)
  • Movenote EDU
  • Sketchup for schools
  • UberConference
  • DocHub (For signatures)

Other Google Products can be found here: Google's product listing page


Norris is a Google Reference District!

The Norris School district was selected as a Google Reference District.  Currently, less than 150 schools worldwide are recognized as Google Reference Districts.

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