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Attendance/Asistencia: 531-299-7896 

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.


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.


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


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 resumes.
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) 299-2500.
Carrie Mohr, Principal


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 (531) 299-2500.

Dra. Carrie Mohr, Directora
Escuela Secundaria Norris


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

Block 6th 7th 8th
1/2 Block 7:40-9:12 7:40-9:12 7:40-9:12
Redbird Block 9:16-9:41 9:16-9:41 9:16-9:41
3/4 Block 9:45-11:59
9:45-11:16 9:45-11:16
5/6 Block 12:03-1:30 11:20-1:30
7/8 Block 1:34-3:05 1:34-3:05 1:34-3:05


P.E./Music Schedule

Block 1/2 7:40-8:26 8:26-9:12
Block 3/4 9:45-10:31 10:31-11:16
Block 5/6 11:20-12:10 12:10-1:00
Block 7/8 1:34-2:20 2:20-3:05



George W. Norris

Daily Bulletin

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

“A” Day


·        Menu for Today:  Lunch: Baked Potato with Smoked Turkey, Broccoli, and Cheese or Sirachacha Fish Tacos or Cheese Bread Sticks with Pasta Sauce Sandwich: Country Boy Salad: Chicken Caesar


·        Menu for Monday:  Breakfast: Breakfast Sausage Wrap Lunch: Hamburger or Cheeseburger on a Bun or BBQ Chicken Salad or Sweet N Sour Chicken Sandwich: Turkey & American Salad: Diced Egg & American


·        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.

Each 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, 3 per grade level, from that list to come to the main office and win a prize.  Keep Striving for 95!


·        Attention NICE students: There will be a meeting in the cafeteria today during Redbird block. Important information regarding fundraising will be discussed. Hope to see you there. Please check in with your Redbird block teacher first.


·        Student Council will be meeting in room 227 during Redbird Block today. Check in with your Redbird block teacher first


·        Any students intending to audition for the National Anthem contest tonight after school must have a completed audition form and transportation figured out before lunch today. See Ms. Jacobberger with any questions!


·        Congratulations to the 194 students that made this years Redbird Posse. Way to go!


·        No Drill Team rehearsal this week. That includes Flags, Poms, Dancers and Drumline.


·        Please return Cross Country uniforms: Girls to Westbrook in room 225 and Boys to Rechkemmer in room 217.


·        Attention 7th and 8th grade boys wanting to try out for basketball this year. 7th grade basketball tryouts will be held on Monday, October 22nd. 8th grade tryouts will be on Tuesday, October 23rd. You must have your white card turned in to either Coach Hammond or Coach Plank in room 216 in order to tryout. See one of the coaches with any questions you might have.


·        Attention 7th and 8th Grade Girls who are interested in trying out for the Girl's Swim Team: Remember to turn in your paperwork (Middle Level Activities Contract, Proof of Insurance, and Physical on File) in order to receive your white card from Mrs. Myszkowski. Tryouts will begin on Tuesday, October 23rd for all 7th and 8th grade girls and on Monday, October 22nd for all returning 8th grade girls. If you have any questions, please see Coach Boyer in room 130 or Coach Greco in room 208.


·        Attention 7th and 8th Grade Girls who are interested in Swimming: There was an informational meeting on Tuesday October 16th. If you have any questions or you missed the meeting please see Coach Boyer in room 130 or Coach Greco in room 208 for the information. We hope to see you!


·        Attention Students: iPads are coming, will you be able to get yours? If your family missed the parent informational sessions, they will still be able to fill out the paperwork at conferences on October 17 or 18! Students should attend conferences with their parents. Tell your parents to bring $20 (cash or check only) for the Voluntary Insurance Program. Please join us!


·        There will be a Partnership 4 Kids 8th grade meeting after school today in the cafeteria.





Success, Achievement, and Respect

It’s a Redbird Thing


Beginning May 2nd, the breezeway sidewalk and sidewalk leading up to the breezeway will be closed. Students will be directed to use the hallway by the main office. Again, the breezeway sidewalk will be closed. Please begin using the hallway by the main office to access the other side of the building. Teachers and staff will be on hand to help.


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.

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.

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.

You 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. 

Thank 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 estudiantes.

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!


October 30th-Trick or Treat

Looking for a fun, exciting, and safe evening of Trick or Treating?  Join us for a Halloween party at Omaha South High School!  More information can be found on the flyer below.

Trick or Treat

November 5th-High School Showcase

Join us on November 5th to learn more about the opportunities offered by each of the OPS High Schools!  Click on the flyer below for more information.

High School Showcase

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


Norris Middle School

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

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