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
October 17, 2018
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
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
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
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!
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
Attention 7th and 8th
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
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!
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.
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!
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