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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.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

“B” Day



·       Menu for Today:   Lunch: Chicken Nuggets or Smoked Turkey & Cheese Melt or Beef Lasagna Sandwich: Classic Salad:  Beef Taco & Cheddar

·       Menu for Tomorrow:  Breakfast: Belgian Waffle Lunch: Mini Corn Dogs or Breaded Chicken or Spicy Chicken Sandwich on a Bun or Turkey Cheese Bake Sandwich: Turkey Deli Salad: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella

·       All Students interested in joining The African American History Team see Mrs. Westbrook in portable 4 for applications.

·       There will be an Academic Pentathlon meeting during lunch today.  Please see Ms. Jacobberger with questions.

·       Musical Rehearsal for today is cancelled.


Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing

Picture Retake Day is Tuesday, October 25th from 8:00 am to 11:30 am.  Students who have ordered pictures and want retakes will need to bring their picture envelope and report to room 107 from 8:00 to 11:30 AM on Tuesday (10/25) so they can receive a pass.  Students who have not yet had a picture taken will report to room 107 to receive a pass between 8:00 am and 11:30 am on Tuesday (10/25). 


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 


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

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

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

- Family Engagement Night: High School Selection (5:30-6:30 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)
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)

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.)



Click here for the latest Norris Middle School Bond Updates

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

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