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
Spring Student Led Conferences will be held at Norris Middle School on Wednesday February 6, 2019, 4-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, February 7, 2019, 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Norris Gymnasium and Cafeteria. Spring conferences are an opportunity for you and your student to review student academic progress, and receive information regarding the upcoming registration process for your student. We encourage all parents/guardians and students to attend.
As a reminder, there is no school for students on Thursday, February 7, or Friday, February 8, 2019. Please contact the main office at 531-299-2500 if you have any questions, or access our website. Thank you!
Las Conferencias Conducidas por los Estudiantes serán en la Escuela Secundaria Norris el miércoles 6 de febrero 2019 de 4:00-7:30 p.m. y jueves 7 de febrero, 2019 de 12:30-7:30 p.m. en el gimnasio de Norris. Las conferencias de la primavera dan la oportunidad para que usted y su estudiante revisen el progreso académico, y reciban más información con relación al proceso de inscripción de su estudiante. Animamos a todos los padres/tutores y a los estudiantes que asistan.
Les recordamos que no hay clases para estudiantes el jueves 7 de febrero ni el viernes 8 de febrero 2019. Favor de ponerse en contacto con la oficina principal al 531-299-2500 con cualquier pregunta o visitar el sitio de web de Norris. Gracias.
Spring Student Led Conferences
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) on Tuesdays.
Please contact the school at 531-299-2500 for additional information. Thank you!
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
January 18, 2019
· Menu for Today: Lunch: Hearty
Chili with a Toasted Cheese Sandwich or Breaded Chicken Parmesan Sandwich or
Pork Tenderloin on a Bun Sandwich: Classic Salad: Turkey Deli & American
· Menu for Tuesday: Breakfast:
Pancakes with Syrup Lunch: Buffalo
Chicken Munchins or BBQ Grilled Chicken Sandwich or Cheesy Garlic Flatbread Sandwich: Turkey American Ciabatta Salad: Diced Egg & American
· Students with activities during Redbird
are asked to wait until an announcement is made to move to their activities.
· Attention Book Blasters: We
will be meeting in room 218 during Redbird Block today! Bring your books, iPads
and graphic organizers! Check in with your Redbird block teacher first.
· Attention students who love to dance!
Omaha South High School’s Luvabulls Dancers invite you to their Dance Camp tomorrow
at 9 am. Cost is only $10 to attend, and you get to perform during their
basketball game that night. Please see Miss Hansen in room 218 with questions.
Our annual 8th grade celebration will take place on Tuesday, May 21st at Fun
Plex. Students who attend must not have any out of school
suspensions and have final approval from their administrator. More info
· Eight graders!
Remember to complete and turn in your High School selection form to your RBB
teacher. This is a district requirement and every eight grader needs to
turn one in. Select your three main choices and have it signed by your
parents. Talk to your counselor if you have a question.
we have made an
adjustment to restroom passes. Each zone will be color coordinated, the
expectation is that you use the assigned color-coded restroom. This will
be the closest restroom on your floor to your classroom. We will have 1
pass available at a time in the classroom. Please demonstrate respect and
ask for permission at an appropriate time, then wait for teacher permission,
have integrity and keep the restrooms clean, be safe and wash your hands using
soap and water and demonstrate empathy and helpfulness by reporting problems to
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! We want you here every day and are glad you are
here! Keep striving for 95!
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 edition 1 and 2.
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.