2018-2019 Pick Up/Drop Off Information
Main Office/Oficina Principal: 531-299-2500
If calling before 7:00 A.M., please dial 531-299-8318.
Attention all former Redbirds! 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. Applications are due February 19, 2019. Click on the application below for more information.
Redbird Scholarship Application
Students of Norris will be performing the Lion King Jr musical on Tuesday, November 20th! The show starts at 7:00pm and admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. We would love to see you there!
Attention Norris Students and Families:
If you have not received your iPad yet we are providing
opportunities for you to receive it!
Parents and families will be able to complete necessary paperwork and
pay the $20 for insurance (cash or check only) during the following days and
Please contact the school at 531-299-2500 if you have any
questions. Thank you!
Atencion estudiantes y familias de Norris:
ha recibido su tableta vamos a tener oportunidades para recibirla. Padres y familias pueden completar los
formularios y pagar para el seguro ($20 cheque o efectivo por favor) durante
los siguientes días y horas:
de hablar con la escuela con preguntas.
Family Math Night-Multiple Dates
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
OPS has instituted the first OPS SAFE Schools Hotline to
provide an additional layer of support to our students and families.
SAFE Schools Hotline - (531) 299-SAFE (7233)
Free/Anonymous/Available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
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
FIRST SEMESTER - FALL 2018
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
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)
Carrie Mohr, Principal
PRIMER SEMESTRE - OTOÑO 2018
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
Dra. Carrie Mohr, Directora
Escuela Secundaria Norris
NORRIS BELL SCHEDULE 2018-2019
Breakfast is served in the cafeteria 7:00-7:32
Halls open to lockers 7:32
December 17, 2018
· Menu for Today: Lunch: Macaroni
& Cheese with Shrimp Poppers or Chicken Egg Roll Sandwich: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella Salad: Turkey Deli & Cheddar
· Menu for Tomorrow: Breakfast:
French Toast Bake Lunch: Pepperoni
or Cheese Pizza or Buffalo Chicken Patty on a Bun or Italian Meatball Sub Sandwich: Turkey & American Salad: Diced Egg & White American
· Students with activities during Redbird
are asked to wait until an announcement is made to move to their activities.
· Drummers will
have a sectional during Redbird today to practice Barrage.
· All 7th
and 8th grade boys interested in joining the Norris Swim Team, swim practices will begin as soon as we get
back from winter break. Remember that you must have a white card turned in to
either Ms. Greco or Mr. Silva before you can practice. Make sure to see Ms.
Greco in room 208 or Mr. Silva in room 206 with any questions.
· There will NOT be a book club meeting this
week. Please listen to announcements in the New Year to find out when meetings
will resume! Enjoy your winter break and read lots of books!
7th and 8th graders
interested in wrestling, the wrestling season starts Wednesday January 9th. In
order to wrestle you need to have a physical, middle level contract and a rules
and expectations form. Middle level contracts are available in the athletic
office and rules and expectations forms are available from Coach Lewis in 129 or Coach Knutson in 135.
are so excited to have iPads for all of our students! If you are a day user, you must turn your iPad
in at the end of every school day.
· Your parents may come up to school on Tuesdays
to complete the paperwork, so you can start taking your iPads home.
· A few reminders about iPads: Outside of the
classroom, iPads should always be in backpacks. That includes in the hallway
and if you have last lunch in the cafeteria. If your class does not have last
lunch, we ask that you leave your backpack with your iPad in the classroom.
Teachers will secure classroom doors.
· Your name should always be on the lock screen of
· The iPads are still the property of the Omaha
Public Schools, and any inappropriate behavior, including air dropping, playing
music, taking pictures without authorization will be subject to the Code of
Conduct. You are responsible for anything on your device.
· Our attendance
goal here at Norris is “Strive for 95.”
That means that each student achieves 95% daily attendance, each student!
We want you here every day and are glad you are here! We will be
recognizing our “Strive for 95” students at the end of each month.
Monday, we will recognize students who had one full week of perfect attendance
the last week. Your names will be posted outside the main office, and we
will randomly draw 15 students, 5 per grade level, from that list to come to
the main office and win a prize. Keep Striving for 95!
· Remind school of
Dead Times (Schnabel)
Achievement, and Respect
Each quarter Norris will be creating a newsletter to highlight the fun and exciting things happening at our school! Click the link below to access the first edition.
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.
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.