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 Student-Led Conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27. Wednesday conferences will be from 4-7:30 and Thursday from 12:30-7:30. Many teams and RBB classes are doing competitions for conferences attendance, so make it your goal to be there! There is no school for students on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28.

 

Parent Voice Survey: Please provide your feedback when it is convenient. Visit the quick link and choose from the six sections for feedback. Parent Voice Handouts- Final.pdf

Attention students: Click here to apply for the Redbird Scholarship: The deadline is March 6th. Redbird Scholarship Application 19.pdf  

7-9th grades, KANEKO Summer Camps are an opportunity for students to engage with creative professionals in order to learn about and explore their own creative processes. Whether the subject is design, STEM, music, or anything in between, campers enjoy a week of exciting exercises and activities and finish camp with a solid and unique finished product in creativity. For a bit more information on the camps, see here.

George W. Norris

Daily Bulletin

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

“B” Day

 

At This Time Teachers Have Your Students Take Out

Their Agendas to Put Down Important Information & Dates

· Menu for Today: Lunch: Rotini with Marinara Sauce or Mini Corn Dogs or Grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad Sandwich: Turkey Deli Salad: Smoked Turkey & Mozzarella

 

· Menu for Tomorrow: Breakfast: Glazed Cinnamon Roll Lunch: Fish Wedge on a Bun or Cheese Bread Sticks with Pasta Sauce or Popcorn Chicken Sandwich: Pastrami and White American on a Bagel Salad: Chicken Caesar

 

· Our attendance goal at Norris is Strive for 95. That means each student achieves 95% daily attendance. Did you know Attendance improves when schools engage students and parents in positive ways and when schools provide mentors for chronically absent students. We want you here every day!

 

· Today’s featured vegetable is carrots. Did you know Carrots are a good source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium, as well as vitamin B6, folate, and several minerals including calcium and magnesium. Beta carotene is important for eyesight, skin health, and normal growth. Carrots are an excellent source of beta-carotene, and contain high amount of fiber.

 

· Wednesday, February 26 is a Clubs Day. Please ask your RBB teacher about which clubs are available. You must sign up for a club before being allowed to attend. On Wednesday, students will report to RBB after block 2, then after the bell rings and being checked in by your teacher, you can report to your club. See. Dr. Carr with questions.

 

· Student-Led Conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27. Wednesday conferences will be from 4-7:30 and Thursday from 12:30-7:30. Many teams and RBB classes are doing competitions for conferences attendance, so make it your goal to be there! There is no school for students on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28.

 

· 7th and 8th grade boys interested in playing soccer this year will have an informational meeting on Wednesday in the cafeteria during Club’s time. Please see Coach Plank or Coach Langabee with any questions."

 

· Dancers will not meet this week due to conferences. Please plan to attend club day on Wednesday.

 

· Green Team students on 8A and 6th grade will be collecting recycling on Wednesday, February 26. Green Team students collect the bins, badges, and bags from Mrs. McDonnell in room 210. She will be housing the materials this week.

 

· February is Black History Month: on this day in 1971 President Nixon met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and appointed a White House panel to study a list of recommendations made by the group.

 

· There are Northwest Dance Team Information packets in the main office if you are interested and attending there next year.

 

· Students please get to your bus immediately following the school day. We will be dismissing the buses as soon as possible and if you are not in line for the teacher checking you off you will be asked to get a ride home from a parent or guardian. Please go immediately to your assigned bus at the end of the school day.

 

· There will be no Book Club meeting for the next three weeks, due to Conferences, City Wrestling (when the late bus will not be available), and Spring Break. Our next meeting won't be until Wednesday, March 11th. We can't wait to see everyone again and hear about all the great books you've been reading!

 

· There is no tutoring this week, Tuesday Feb. 25th.

 

· Any 7th or 8th grade girls interested in soccer there will be a meeting during club day Wed. Feb. 26 in room 245. Check in with RB teacher first. See Coach Maddock or Coach Heybrock with any questions.

 

· Attention book club: We will not be meeting Wednesday February 26th due to student-led conferences. Please go home after school.

 

· Track and Field season is almost here! If you are interested in joining the track and field team, please sign up on the list outside Mrs. Reid's room (137) You will need a rules contract from the folder on the wall and a white card from the office. If you have already played a sport this school year, you do not need a new white card. Practice starts March 18th in the gym! If you have questions: See Coach Reid, Coach Knutson, Coach Lewis, or Coach Bernard.

 

· Attention 8th Graders: The 8th Grade Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 20 at the Mark and will feature bowling, pizza, laser tag, and games. The cost will be $15, and students are eligible to attend if they have no out of school suspensions and final administrator approval. More info will be coming soon! We hope you'll join us for this fun afternoon!

 

· Activities for the Week: Tuesday Feb. 25th Girls Basketball vs Morton or Beveridge @ Norris & Wrestling @ Davis & Boys Swim vs Marris @ Norris

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.

402-299-7896

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.

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!

January 2020 please see the link below

https://www.smore.com/pj72q

 

Title 1 Schoolwide Plan

2019-2020 Norris SIP-CSI 19-20.pdf

 


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

Parent Voice Survey: Please provide your feedback when it is convenient. Visit the quick link and choose from the six sections for feedback. Parent Voice Handouts- Final.pdf

 

Please help donate to the Norris Scholarship fund use the QR code or the following link:

https://omahapublicschoolsfoundation.org/norris-scholarship-fund/

Attention students: Click here to apply for the Redbird Scholarship: The deadline is March 6th. Redbird Scholarship Application 19.pdf  

REDBIRD PRIDE!

Norris Middle School

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

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


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