THE LION'S ROAR!
September 23, 2022
A Message from our Pride Leader
Hello Norris families! It is finally starting to feel like fall, and we are excited for all of the fun events that this season brings to our community! Read below and mark your calendars for the Norris Pumpkin Patch, Fall Festival (and planning meeting!), and of course, Parent Teacher Conferences! Please sign up as soon as possible for your Parent Teacher Conference, or call the office for assistance!
We are looking forward to seeing you at these events!
-Mrs. Dolezal, Principal
ROAR Ticket Drawing Winners!
Congratulations to this week's winners!
Preschool- My'Ren C.
Kdg- Micaiah H.
1st- Reid C.
2nd- Taelynn C.
3rd- Desmond K.
4th- Gabe H.
5th- Alexis C.
9/28/22 - Pride Singers - 7:30 AM
9/29/22 - PTO Fall Festival Planning Meeting - 6:00 PM
10/6/22 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - 4:15 - 8:15 PM
10/11/22 - Picture Re-Take Day
10/11/22 - Mommy & Me Storytime - 11:30AM - 12:15 PM
10/11/22 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - 4:15 - 8:15 PM
10/12/22 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/12 - 10/14 - NO SCHOOL
Please note the updated calendar with additional teacher work days in November and March.
Click HERE for the NORRIS 2022/2023 Calendar.
Click HERE for the MPS 2022/2023 Calendar.
LUNCH MENU - SEPTEMBER
FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH INFORMATION
The grace period for the Free and Reduced Meal Program will be expiring on September 20, 2022. If you have not filled out a NEW application for this school year before September 20, your student meal price will go back to full pay status on September 21.
Please reach out to Food Services if you are unsure of your
application status. 402 - 715 - 1440
If you need to fill out an application visit Free and Reduced Lunch Program Application to apply.
Breakfasts are $1.55
Lunches cost $3.05
Would you like to nominate a staff member? We are looking for your feedback on staff members who go above and beyond for your student, build strong relationships with students, or who help your student dig deep as a curriculum enhancer. We appreciate your support and partnership.
Please fill out this Google Form for each staff member you would like to nominate!
NORRIS PUMPKIN PATCH
This year rather than just teachers participating in making the pumpkins we are extending this out to our Norris Families! We are asking that each entry represent ONE Norris Family, not each individual student within a family. (EX. If you have 4 children here at Norris, you would only have 1 entry for the contest, not 4). You may make more than 1 pumpkin that ties in with your theme if you would like. Pumpkins will be set up on Friday, October 14, 2022! We will send out set up information to participants as we get closer.
The pumpkin that wins our voting will receive a gift card prize for a family night!
Please email Miss Knipfer or Mrs. Wees if you have any questions!
Montessori class helping animals in need!
Mommy & Me Storytime
Please join us for story time with our littlest lions!
This month we will be reading "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." All participants will receive a copy of this book to take home with them!
Who: Any Child age Birth to Preschool
Where: Norris Library
When: October 11th @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
*Please RSVP to Ms. Haley Dickerson @ firstname.lastname@example.org
PARKING LOT PROCEDURES!
- Pull Forward in Drop Off/Pick Up Lanes
- Do Not Park in Pick Up Lanes
- Stay in your vehicle in the Drop Off/Pick Up Lane!
Thank you for keeping our parking lot running smoothly and SAFELY!
Sign Up for Watch D.O.G.S.
If you missed our Donuts with Dads kick-off, that's ok! Find all the information you need in this Watch D.O.G.S. Presentation!
If you are interested in joining WATCH D.O.G.S., please visit: http://norris.mpsomaha.org/ to sign-up.
Click on Parents---->Watch DOGS link (or Watch DOGS link on the welcome page)
Once you are in Sign up Genius:
Find the date that works best for you! (all day is encouraged) and click the box---->scroll all the way to the bottom----->click submit
Please type in your:
time available if it is not all day (we encourage all day)
Your and your child(ren) name and T-shirt size
Click signup and submit!
You should get a email updating you that you signed up
You should get a reminder email 2 days before
Please sign up for only one day---Watch for updates as we might open it up for more opportunities
NORRIS SPIRIT WEAR
Click HERE to order!
RVSP to Haley Dickerson or the office by October 1st!
FIRE SAFETY DAY
2022/2023 PTO Board
Vice President: Vanessa Huxhold
Secretary: Heather Doyle
Treasurer: Tim Malm
Volunteer Coordinator: Anna Pectol
PTO Email: email@example.com
Facebook: Norris Elementary PTO
JOIN OUR TEAM!
Kristin Dolezal, Principal
Melissa Croom, Admin. Intern
Julie Grothe, Admin. Assistant
Wednesdays - 8:30 AM - 2:15 PM (Early out EVERY Wednesday)
Mrs. Gutsgell's Pre-school Class:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - 8:40 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesdays - 8:40 AM - 2:00 PM (Early out EVERY Wednesday)
Mission Statement: Norris Elementary guarantees each child a world-class education in a safe and diverse learning environment where students demonstrate academic excellence, responsible citizenship, and self-worth. Through innovative practices, Norris empowers its educational community to actively pursue personal goals and ROAR with pride!