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Attendance/Asistencia: 402-557-4837
Main Office/Oficina Principal: 402-557-4800


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Norris Information

DAILY BULLETIN

Friday, September 23, 2016

“B” Day

 

Menu for Today:  Lunch: Breaded Chicken Patty on Bun or Hot Dog or Cheesy Dog or Chili Cheese Dog on a Bun or BBQ pulled Pork NachosSandwich: Turkey & American Salad:  Baja Chicken 

 

Menu for Monday:  Breakfast: Glazed Raised Donut Lunch: Macaroni & Cheese or Chicken Egg Roll Sandwich: Smoked Turkey & MozzarellaSalad: Chicken Fajita & American


Flags 
will have practice after school on Monday until 5:00. Meet in the band room.


Students 
join us for our Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, Sept. 27th, from 6:00-7:00 in the Norris cafeteria. The Literacy Night is meant to have fun with your teachers and family while fine-tuning your reading and writing skills. Every family will receive a free reading game. Light food and free clothing from our pantry will be provided. If you need transportation, a bus is available. Come to the office for more information


There will be a parent informational meeting
 for the 8th grade Spring Break trip to Washington DC on Thursday, September 29th at 6PM in the Norris library.  If you have any questions before hand, please see Mr. Pignatore in room 103 or Ms. Jacobberger.


Norris Redbirds; 
Thank you for all your efforts with recycling in the cafeteria the last 4 ½ weeks. Unfortunately, Waste Management, the facility that took and recycled our cartons, is no longer accepting them from the Omaha Public Schools. From now on, please put your tray contents into the trash bin and neatly stack your tray on the cart at breakfast and lunch.


Activities for the Week: Friday
 September 23rd Varsity Football @ Lewis & Clark & JV Football vs Lewis & Clark @ Norris; Saturday September 24th Cross Country @ Bryan High Invitational & OPS Volleyball Invitational @ Monroe/Benson

 

Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing

 

 

 

 



September

27 - Family Literacy Night (6:00-7:00 P.M.)

October
11 - Family Engagement Night (5:30-6:30 P.M.)
20 - Early Dismissal & Parent Teacher Conferences
21 - No School

November
15 - Family Math Night (6:00-7:00 P.M.)
23 - No School (Teacher Inservice)
24-25 No School (Thanksgiving Recess)

December
- Family Engagement Night: High School Selection (5:30-6:30 P.M.)
Dec. 23-Jan. 5 No School (Winter Recess)

January
6 -  No School (Teacher Work Day)
16 - No School (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
24 - Family Science Night (6:00-7:00 P.M.)

February
16 - Early Dismissal & Parent Teacher Conferences
17 - No School
20 - No School (Presidents' Day)
28 - Family Engagment Night: NeSA

March
13-17 No School (Spring Recess)

April
- Family Engagment Night (5:30-6:30 P.M.)
 14 - No School (Teacher Work Day)

May
26 - Last Day of School

June
6/5-6/30 Summer School




Click one of the links below to download the Strategic Tutoring Program that occurs after school here at Norris.
STP Student Registration for 2016-17 with guidelines.docx
STP Student Registration for 2016-17 with guidelines - Spanish.docx



Families and Athletic Spectators - The start time for all OPS Middle School Athletic Events are 3:30 pm. We ask that all parents, families, and friends support their athlete from the bleacher area reserved for spectators. The cost of admission for OPS Middle School contests is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for school aged children. OPS Sponsored Tournaments are $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for school aged children. Thank you for your support for Redbird Athletics.
  • Activities for the Week: Wednesday September 21st Cross Country Norris Invite @ Norris; Thursday September 22nd Girls Volleyball @ Beveridge; Friday September 23rd Varsity Football @ Lewis & Clark & JV Football vs Lewis & Clark @ Norris; Saturday September 24th Cross Country @ Bryan High Invitational & OPS Volleyball Invitational @ Monroe/Benson
Football Schedule Addition:
9/30 - Varsity Football vs. Buffett at Norris Middle School (Bergquist Stadium)
9/30 - JV Football @ Buffett Middle School

Norris School Improvement Plan

 

ACHIEVEMENT AREA

2014-15 ACHIEVEMENT

2015-16 GROWTH GOAL

Mathematics

25%

30%

Reading

53%
58%
 Science 39% 44%

Writing

33%

38%

Behavior


The number of behavior events will decrease by 5%.


Focus Strategies:

Gradual Release of Instruction
Engagement Strategies

Behavior Intervention Support Teams (B.I.S.T.)


 

 

Click here for the latest Norris Middle School Bond Updates

Click here for all of the latest Bond Updates

Initial planning for the renovation of Norris Middle School is scheduled to begin in January 2016.

Redbird Nation 2016-2017

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