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Attendance/Asistencia: 531-299-7896 

Main Office/Oficina Principal: 531-299-2500 
Fax: 531-299-2518

If calling before 7:00 A.M., please dial 531-299-8318.

Si llama antes de las 7:00 am, por favor marque el 531-299-8318.


OPS has instituted the first OPS SAFE Schools Hotline to provide an additional layer of support to our students and families.  

 ·      OPS SAFE Schools Hotline  -  (531) 299-SAFE (7233)

·       Free/Anonymous/Available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

·       Callers will speak with a trained Boys Town National Hotline counselor for help with depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, bullying, relationship issues, violence or to report a concern.


15 First Day of School for 6th & 7th Graders

16 First Day of School for 8th Graders


3 Labor Day-No School

14 Teacher Prep Day-No School


18 Student Led Conferences

19 End of First Quarter-No School

22 Second Quarter Begins


21 Teacher Prep Day-No School

22-23 Thanksgiving Break


21 Second Quarter Ends

24 First Day of Winter Break

**Winter Break Dec 24-Jan 3**


4 Teacher Prep Day-No School

7 Third Quarter Begins

21 Martin Luther King Day-No School


7 Student Led Conferences

8 Teacher Prep Day-No School

18 President's Day-No School


8 Third Quarter Ends

11-15 Spring Break

18 Fourth Quarter Begins


11 Professional Development-No School

12 Teacher Prep Day-No School


22 Fourth Quarter Ends-Last Day of School


Students' classroom assignments will be included in the back-to-school letter that should arrive at your home a week prior to the start of the new school year. Classes will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 7:40 a.m. Students may be dropped-off and picked-up on Marinda Street once school resumes.
I would like to take this time to thank you for your patience and understanding throughout the renovation process. if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me (531) 299-2500.
Carrie Mohr, Principal


Las tareas de los estudiantes se incluirán en la carta de regreso a la escuela que debe llegar a su hogar una semana antes del inicio del nuevo año escolar. Las clases se reanudarán el miércoles, 15 de agosto a las 7:40 a.m. Los estudiantes pueden ser dejados y recogidos en la calle Marinda una vez que se reanude la escuela.
Me gustaría aprovechar este momento para agradecerle su paciencia y comprensión durante todo el proceso de renovación. Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, no dude en llamarme al (531) 299-2500.

Dra. Carrie Mohr, Directora
Escuela Secundaria Norris


Breakfast is served in the cafeteria 7:00-7:32
Halls open to lockers 7:32

Block 6th 7th 8th
1/2 Block 7:40-9:12 7:40-9:12 7:40-9:12
Redbird Block 9:16-9:41 9:16-9:41 9:16-9:41
3/4 Block 9:45-11:59
9:45-11:16 9:45-11:16
5/6 Block 12:03-1:30 11:20-1:30
7/8 Block 1:34-3:05 1:34-3:05 1:34-3:05


P.E./Music Schedule

Block 1/2 7:40-8:26 8:26-9:12
Block 3/4 9:45-10:31 10:31-11:16
Block 5/6 11:20-12:10 12:10-1:00
Block 7/8 1:34-2:20 2:20-3:05



George W. Norris

Daily Bulletin

Monday, September 24, 2018

“B” Day


·       Menu for Today:  Lunch: Mac N Cheese with Shrimp Poppers or Chicken Egg Roll Sandwich: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella Salad: Turkey & American Cheese


·       Menu for Tomorrow:  Breakfast: French Toast Bake Lunch: Buffalo Chicken Patty on a Bun or Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza or Italian Meatball Sub Sandwich: Turkey & American Salad: Diced Egg & Mozzarella


·       Attention Students:  Our Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. and will feature a performance from our Redbird Posse, our Norris Chorus, the El Chavo Food Truck, and a special performance by members of the Creighton Dance Team.  Join us for this fun event where we can show off our new building!


·       Attention Students:  iPads are coming, will you be able to get yours?  In order to receive your iPad at rollout on October 17 or 18 you should attend one of the two Parent Nights with your parents to complete necessary paperwork.  Our second parent night will be held on Thursday, October 4 at 6 p.m. in the library.  Please join us!


·       Do you love science? Do you love tinkering with science? Do you love building things? If you answered yes to any or all those questions, then you need to come to the Science Olympiad meeting in room 207 Wednesday September 26th during Redbird Block. Make sure to check in with your Redbird block teacher first. See Ms. Ferris in room 207 with any questions.


·       Drill Team members that are performing for the ribbon cutting ceremony that need a ride home, please sign up for the late bus in the band room. It will take you home at 7 pm.


·       Student Council will be meeting in room 227 during Redbird Block TODAY!! Check in with your Redbird Block teacher and go see Miss Parks in room 227 ASAP. 


·       Student Council will also have their first meeting after school this Wednesday, September 26th in room 218.  Make sure you get signed up for the late bus and let your parents/guardians know you will be staying after school until 5p.m.  See Miss Hansen with questions.


·       Attention Students! GSA will be meeting tomorrow during Redbird Block in room 207.  Check in with your Redbird Block teacher first.  


·       Attention Students!  This week is National Ally Week.  The Norris Genders and Sexualities Alliance is asking all students and staff to pledge to become an Ally and take a stand against bullying, harassment and name-calling of our LGBTQ community.  We want all students and staff at Norris Middle School to feel safe and supported.  Please join us and pledge to be an Ally this Thursday during your Redbird Block!  Listen to the announcements for more details!


·       Stop by the library this week and learn about Banned Books Week. Celebrate your right to read whatever you choose and freedom from Censorship at the Norris Library.


·       Activities for the Week: Tuesday September 25th Volleyball @ Monroe; Wednesday September 26th Cross Country @ Bryan: Thursday September 27th Varsity Volleyball @ Marrs & JV Football vs. Hale @ Norris; Friday September 28th Varsity Football vs McMillan @ Norris



Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing


Beginning May 2nd, the breezeway sidewalk and sidewalk leading up to the breezeway will be closed. Students will be directed to use the hallway by the main office. Again, the breezeway sidewalk will be closed. Please begin using the hallway by the main office to access the other side of the building. Teachers and staff will be on hand to help.


Norris Middle School prepares all students for their future by providing a safe, caring and diverse school environment that maintains high expectations, academic excellence, and respect for all.

Success, achievement, respect.  It's a Redbird thing!

Norris School Improvement Plan-Detailed

Norris School Improvement Plan-Summarized

School and community events that take place at Norris Middle School can be found on our building calendar.

2017-2018 Bulding Calendar

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.

Dear OPS families:

Your feedback is needed as new OPS Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Logan gathers baseline information about your current experience with the Omaha Public Schools.  The information you share will help the district better identify opportunity areas to better serve our students.

You will receive an email, text and robocall encouraging your participation.The survey should take no longer than approximately 5 minutes to complete and will be open through Sept. 7. 

Thank you in advance for your feedback and support of the Omaha Public Schools. We look forward to a wonderful and productive school year!

Estimadas familias de OPS:

Sus comentarios son necesarios ya que la nueva Superintendente de OPS, la Dra. Cheryl Logan, reúne información básica sobre su experiencia actual con las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha. La información que compartan ayudará al distrito a identificar mejor las áreas de oportunidad para servir mejor a nuestros estudiantes.

Recibirán un correo electrónico, un mensaje de texto y una llamada automatizada promoviendo su participación. La encuesta no tomará más de 5 minutos para completarse y estará abierta hasta el 7 de septiembre.

Gracias de antemano por sus comentarios y su apoyo a las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha. ¡Esperamos un año escolar maravilloso y productivo!


iPad Informational Meeting for Parents

Be sure to attend one of the informational meetings about the iPad Rollout!  More details can be found using the link below.

Save the Date

Save the Date-Español

September 25th-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

We are pleased to announce our 2018 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate our renovated building.  This will take place on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. in the gym.  Open House will follow, with an opportunity to tour the building and see the new spaces.  The evening will feature a performance from our Redbird Posse and Chorus, as well as a special performance from members of the Creighton Dance Team.  Refreshments will be available after the ceremony, and we will also have the El Chavo Food Truck at Norris with food for purchase.  Cash only please. We hope you will join us for this exciting event!


Estamos muy emocionados de anunciarles nuestra Ceremonia de Corte de Listón del 2018 para celebrar la renovación del edificio.  Esto se llevará a cabo el martes, 25 de septiembre a las 6 p.m. en el gimnasio.  Se abrirán las puertas para hacer un recorrido en el edificio y ver los nuevos espacios.  La noche contará con la actuación de los Redbird Posse y el coro, así como la actuación especial de los miembros del Equipo de Baile de Creighton.  Habrá refrigerios después de la ceremonia, y también tendremos el camión de comida del El Chavo en Norris para comprar comida. Por favor, dinero en efectivo solamente. ¡Espero que nos acompañe a este emocionante evento! 

Multiple Dates-Family Math Night

OPS is excited to offer family math nights!  These events give parents the chance to see first-hand what their students are learning in math class.  Click on the flyers below for more information.

Parent Math Night

Parent Math Night-Español


Norris Middle School

Norris Middle School
2235 South 46th Street
Omaha, NE 68106-3399

Phone: (531) 299-2500
Fax: (531) 299-2518