2018-2019 Pick Up/Drop Off Information
Bond Construction - Spring Update
Main Office/Oficina Principal: 531-299-2500
If calling before 7:00 A.M., please dial 531-299-8318.
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
September 24, 2018
· 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!
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
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.
Students! GSA will be meeting tomorrow
during Redbird Block in room 207. Check in with your Redbird Block
· 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.
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
Achievement, and Respect
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.
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.
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.
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
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