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

If calling before 7:00 A.M., please dial 402-557-4801.

Si llama antes de las 7:00 am, por favor marque el 402-557-4801.



Friday, December 9, 2016

“B” Day


Menu for Today: Lunch: Mini Corn Dogs or Breaded Chicken or Spicy chicken Patty on a Bun or Turkey Cheesebake Sandwich: Turkey Deli Salad: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella

Menu for Monday: Breakfast: Sausage Pizzazz Pizza Lunch: Cheesy Steak Sandwich or Fish Wedge on a Bun or Oven Baked Fiery Chicken Sandwich: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella Salad: Diced Egg & American

Student Council is holding their food drive this week. This is a competition between Redbird Blocks and there will be two winning Redbird Blocks for each grade level; one for the RBB that collects the most items and one for the RRB that creates the most creative structure with their items. Winning Redbird Blocks will receive an ice cream party. Please bring any non-perishable food to your RBB this week to compete. All items received will be donated to the Francis House.

Next Week is Spirit Week: Monday is Super HERO Day! Please wear your favorite super hero gear!


Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing

Daily Schedule
7:00-7:30 Breakfast
7:30 First Bell
7:40 School Begins
3:05 School Ends

Daily Bell Schedule:
Block 1/2 7:40-9:10

Redbird Block 9:15-9:40

Block 3/4
9:45-11:55 (6th); 9:45-11:10 (7th/8th)

Block 5/6
12:00-1:25 (6th); 11:15-1:25 (7th/8th)

Block 7/8 1:30-3:05


Norris Middle School is proud to support a former student by offering a $250 scholarship to be used towards the student’s college of choice.  The application is due February 24, 2017.

Application Form 


- Family Engagement Night: High School Selection (5:30-6:30 P.M.)
20 - Chorus Concert (7:00-8:00 P.M.)
Dec. 23-Jan. 5 No School (Winter Recess)

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

16 - Early Dismissal & Parent Teacher Conferences
17 - No School
20 - No School (Presidents' Day)
21 - Instrumental Concert (7:00-8:00 P.M.)
28 - Family Engagment Night: NeSA

13-17 No School (Spring Recess)

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

2 - Chorus Concert (7:00-8:00 P.M.)
9 - Instrumental Concert (7:00-8:00 P.M.)
26 - Last Day of School

6/5-6/30 Summer School

Please check the Daily Announcements tab for Activities for the Week.

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.

Norris School Improvement Plan









 Science 39% 44%





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.)



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We are very excited to announce that beginning this month Norris Middle School will begin construction in the auditorium to create flexible classroom spaces.  This construction is in anticipation for the building renovation and addition starting in the spring of 2017.  On December 6th, McCarthy Construction will begin creating a workspace north of the auditorium.  Walking paths and sidewalks will still be accessible and both main entrance and auditorium entrances will continue to be available.  Thank you for your support of Norris Middle School and we look forward to providing updates on construction throughout the renovation process. 

Buenas tardes! Estamos muy emocionados de anunciar que a partir de este mes la Escuela Intermedia Norris comenzará la construcción en el auditorio para crear espacios flexibles para el aula. Esta construcción está en anticipación para la renovación del edificio y la adición a partir en primavera del 2017. En 6 de Diciembre, McCarthy Construcción comenzará a crear un espacio de trabajo al norte del auditorio. Pasillos para caminar y aceras seguirán siendo accesibles y tanto la entrada principal como las entradas del auditorio seguirán disponibles. Gracias por su apoyo a la Escuela Intermedia Norris y esperamos proporcionar actualizaciones sobre la construcción durante todo el proceso de renovación

The 8th Grade Honors Special Projects (HSP) students created hypotheses, designed experiments, and sent them up to near space in pods attached to a High Altitude Balloon.  Student projects include testing the effects of pressure, temperature, humidity, magnetism, or UV light on printer ink, marshmallows, Ivory soap, toothpaste, water content of food (watermelon, oranges, and ghost pepper), decaying of fruit (bananas and strawberries), Flarp slime, glow sticks, Pop Rocks, mayonnaise, Orbeez, kinetic sand, oxidation of metals, "iced" translucent shoe soles, contact lenses, Grow Animals, compasses, seeds, adhesive postage stamps, and glue sticks.


Redbird Nation 2016-2017