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Norfolk Public Schools celebrates national recognition at Westside Elementary School

Norfolk Public Schools invites everyone to join them for a community celebration on January 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Westside Elementary School in the school gym.  The community celebration is in honor of Westside Elementary School’s selection as a 2019 ESEA National Distinguished School!

The school district shared the news of this prestigious honor with local media and…


Award for Excellence Winner for January 2020

The Award for Excellence Winner for January 2020 is Sandy Claussen.


Rachel's Challenge, 1/20/20 at 7:00 p.m.

Please Join Us!

Rachel's Challenge

7:00 p.m., January 20, 2020

Johnny Carson Theater at Norfolk High School

Admission is free.

All parents and students 5th grade and older are invited…


December 2019 Success Pin Recipients


Please join us for a digital citizenship presentation on January 21

Norfolk Public Schools invites you to join us for a presentation on legal issues related to students’ use of social media.

Norfolk Public Schools has invited Karen Haase to present “Digital Citizenship & Safety” during the 1/21/2020 school day to the NPS student body, grades 5-12.  That evening Ms. Haase will also be sharing her one hour presentation with parents and community members.…


Target-Based Grading Committee Met on 12/10/2019

On the evening of December 10, 2019, the Target-Based Grading (TBG) Committee met at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Administration building of Norfolk Public Schools for the second time. The committee met previously on 11/19/2019. This committee consists of school board members, teachers, guidance counselors, district administration, principals, parents, and students.  The agenda for the evening included…


NPS Board of Education seeks community input regarding potential November 2020 bond.

On 12/9/2019, the Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education voted to move forward with conducting community conversations regarding a potential bond initiative for the November 2020 ballot.  During this phase, board members would like school officials to gather input from community stakeholders regarding the items suggested for a potential bond.

Enrollment at Norfolk Public Schools has grown…


Congratulations Westside Elementary School, named 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School!

Norfolk Public Schools is excited to announce that Westside Elementary School has been named a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School.  


Westside Elementary School, one of the seven elementary schools of Norfolk Public Schools, is being honored as a 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School. (ESEA stands for Elementary and Secondary Education Act.)

The National Association…