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Attention Families-

Please join Dr. Carr and our Norris Parent Group for hot chocolate and cookies at Norris Middle School in the library on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 p.m.  This is also the same night of our Winter Chorus Concert, which begins at 7 p.m.  We will also have a Parent Café sponsored by Boys Town to provide resources to families on setting good routines at home.  We hope you and your family will join us!

Por favor, únase al Dr. Carr y a nuestro Grupo de Padres Norris para disfrutar de chocolate caliente y galletas en la Escuela Secundaria Norris en la biblioteca el martes 17 de diciembre a las 6 de la tarde.  Esta es también la misma noche de nuestro Concierto de Coro de Invierno, que comienza a las 7 de la tarde.  También tendremos un Parent Café patrocinado por Boys Town para proporcionar recursos a las familias en el establecimiento de buenas rutinas en casa.  ¡Esperamos verles ahí!​
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Daily Bulletin

Wednesday, December 11, 2019


“A” Day


At This Time Teachers Have Your Students Take Out

Their Agendas to Put Down Important Information & Dates


· Menu for Today: Lunch: Pork Tenderloin on a Bun or Pizzeria Style Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza or Chicken Egg Roll Sandwich: Turkey & American Salad: Smoked Turkey & American Cheese


· Menu for Tomorrow: Breakfast: Chicken and Waffle Sandwich Lunch: Creamed Turkey or Hamburger or Cheeseburger or Pepperoni Pocket Sandwich: Classic Salad: Turkey Deli & Mozzarella Cheese


· Cross Country runners who are interested in attending South High, please attend an after-school meeting with the South High Cross-Country Coach on Thursday, Dec 12th in room 217.


· Dancers will meet after school today 12/11. This is the last day to get fitted for your uniform.


· Science Bowl will be meeting Friday December 13 after school in room 207.


· Attention Redbird Nation! Don't forget that tomorrow is Throwback Thursday! Either dress as if you're from another decade or as your younger self.


· Please return any candy bar fundraiser money to the main office, it is past due.


· December Chorus Concert: All staff, community members, students and their families are invited to attend the 6th-8th grade chorus concert on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 7pm. Please come out to support if you can.


· If you are planning to try out for the girls’ basketball team, please sign-up outside either Coach Rechkemmer (217) or Coach Armstrong’s (230) door. Tryouts will take place after winter break.


· Attention book club invitees: If you received a book club invitation, don't forget that our first meeting is today after school in room 211. Please make sure you have a ride home or you have signed up for the late bus.


· Any 7th and 8th graders interested in wrestling please sign up outside Mr. Knutson (135) or Mr. Lewis (129) by Tuesday. We will have an informational meeting Wednesday December 18 during club time in room 129.


· Students, please be aware that if you remove the screen cover from the iPad case, you will have to pay for a new case. A new case is $30. If you have removed the screen cover, you need to replace it ASAP or see Mrs. Newman about your options. If the iPad breaks while the screen cover is off, it will NOT be covered by the insurance.


· No Place for Hate is having a winter drive and we need your help! Bring hats, gloves, scarfs, or ear muffs to your RBB by December 18th. All donations will go to the Salvation Army. The RBB that brings the most items will receive a surprise party before winter break.


· Activities for the Week: Thursday Dec. 12th Boys Basketball TBD


Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing


NORRIS BELL SCHEDULE 2019-2020 19-20 Bell Schedule.pdf

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

Attendance/Asistencia: 531-299-2708

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.


FIRST SEMESTER - FALL 2019 Students will receive their class schedules at Orientation on August 5 or 6. Classes will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7:40 a.m. for 6th and 7th grade students. Classes resume for all students on Thursday, August 15. Students may be dropped-off and picked-up on Marinda Street once school resumes. We are looking forward to a great school year at Norris. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me (531) 299-2500. 

Sincerely, Carrie Carr, Principal Norris Middle School

PRIMER SEMESTRE - OTOÑO 2010 Los estudiantes recibirán su horario de clases durante la orientación el 5 o 6 de agosto. Las clases se reanudarán el miércoles, 14 de agosto a las 7:40 a.m. para los estudiantes en los grados 6 y 7. Las clases se reanudarán para todos los estudiantes el jueves, 15 de agosto. Los estudiantes pueden ser dejados y recogidos en la calle Marinda una vez que se reanude la escuela. Esperamos un buen año escolar en la Secundaria Norris. Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, no dude en llamarme al (531) 299-2500.

Sinceramente, Dra. Carrie Carr, Directora Escuela Secundaria Norris

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.

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.

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

Norris Quarterly

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 final edition of the 2019-2020 school year!

Nov 1, 2019


Norris Parent Group Information/Grupo de padres de Norris Norris Parent Group Info.pdf


Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to accept allegations regarding non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001). The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2790).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacionalidad, religión, sexo (incluyendo el embarazo), estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad, edad, información genética, identidad de género, expresión de género, estatus de ciudadanía, condición de veterano, afiliación política o condición económica en sus programas, actividades y empleo y se proporciona un acceso equitativo a los niños exploradores (boy Scouts) y otros grupos juveniles. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para aceptar las alegaciones en relación con las políticas de no discriminación: el Superintendente de Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2001). Las siguientes personas han sido designadas para manejar las preguntas con respecto a las políticas de no discriminación: Director de la Oficina de Equidad y Diversidad, 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131 (402-557-2790).

The Omaha Public School District has an extensive partnership with Common Sense Media that provides curriculum to our schools in the areas of Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety and Security, Research, and Information Literacy.

Norris Middle School

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

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