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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


Summer School runs from June 4 through June 29.

The First Day of School for the 2018-2019 school year is August 15.
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 School Improvement Plan

George W. Norris Middle School believes that all children can learn.  We promote high expectations, academic excellence and personal growth and responsibility while continually striving for a safe learning environment for students, staff and community.

Success, achievement, respect.  It's a Redbird thing!

Schoolwide Goal: To achieve positive growth in student achievement and school climate for all stakeholders.

Goal Area:
1) English Language Arts
2) Math
3) Science
4) Student and Staff Culture
5) Clear and Compelling Direction
6) Wellness

1. English Language Arts
Focus Skills: Vocabulary and Comprehension
Measurable Objective: Students will apply skills and strategies to be active, purposeful, thoughtful, and competent readers, writers, listeners, and speakers across the content areas as evidenced by multiple data points.

2. Math
Focus Skills: Number Sense
Measurable Objective: Increase the number of students meeting or exceeding MAP growth and proficiency goals by 3% and decrease the achievement gap in subgroups by 3%.

3. Science
Focus Skill: Inquiry
Measurable Objective: Increase the number of students meeting or exceeding MAP growth and proficiency goals by 3% and decrease the achievement gap in subgroups by 3%.

4. Student and Staff Culture
Focus Skill: Positive and Staff Interactions
Measurable Objective: Increase positive student and staff interactions along with instructional time as measured by School Climate Survey, School Referral Data, School BIST data, and Positive Behavior Recognition Data.

5. Clear and Compelling Direction
Focus Skill: Core Beliefs and Values
Measurable Objective: All stakeholders will engage in a systemic and comprehensive process to establish and communicate a shared commitment to core beliefs, core values, vision, and mission to ensure every student success which includes meeting the social, emotional, physical, and academic needs of each student.

6. Wellness
Focus Skills: Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Physical Activity
Measurable Objective: Increase nutrition education on a school-wide level as well as incorporate team building and wellness activities on a weekly basis.


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.

We would like to invite students and families to our orientation to be held on Monday, August 6 from 3-8 p.m., and Tuesday, August 7 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Students and families should attend one of the two days and should bring their orientation packet received in the mail with forms completed. Students will be able to turn in necessary paperwork, receive their schedule, and learn about activities and events for the 2018-2019 school year, as well as walk through the halls of our newly renovated building. Students and families should enter the building on the north side and proceed to the gym. Additionally, the first day of school for 6th and 7th grade students will be Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The first day for all students will be Thursday, August 16. Students will report to Redbird Block first on both of these days. Please contact the main office at 531-299-2500 with any questions. Thank you.

Nos gustaría invitar a los estudiantes y sus familias a la orientación el lunes 6 de agosto de las 3-8 de la tarde, o el martes 7 de agosto de las 10 de la mañana hasta la 1 de la tarde. Los estudiantes y sus familias deben presentarse en un día de la orientación y deben llegar con los formularios completos que reciben en el correo. Los estudiantes van a entregar los formularios, recibir su horario y aprender sobre actividades y eventos para el año escolar y también caminar por la escuela. Los estudiantes y sus familias deben entrar al norte de la escuela para la orientación y ir al gimnasio. También, el primer día de clases para los estudiantes en el grado 6 y 7 será el miércoles, 15 de agosto. El primer día para todos los estudiantes será el jueves 16 de agosto. Los estudiantes se presentarán en la clase de Redbird Block primero esos días. Favor de hablar con la oficina principal con cualquier pregunta al 531-299-2500. Gracias.


Norris Middle School

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

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