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Symptoms guidance from ELVPHD (08.06.20)

Dr. Jami Jo Thompson sent the following information to student families and staff on 8/6/2020:

Dear Parents,

We are very excited to have students return to our buildings on August 13th and 14th!  Please strongly consider having your child wear a mask to protect him or herself from possible exposure to COVID-19.  Also, please remember that we will be conducting symptom checks…


Congrats & Thank You Nucor Detailing Center!

Nucor Detailing Center receives a Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant that will support students of Norfolk Public Schools and the surrounding area.

Norfolk Public Schools is excited to congratulate business partner, Nucor Detailing Center (NDC), on their award of a $40,400 Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI) Grant for 2020!  On August 5, 2020, Governor Pete Ricketts announced…


08.05.2020 NPS News Bulletin

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Mrs. Katherine Steinkamp named Nebraska History Teacher of the Year

 

Norfolk Public Schools is proud to announce that Norfolk High School teacher, Mrs. Katherine Steinkamp, has been named the 2020 Nebraska History Teacher of Year.  This award is presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Inaugurated in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights the crucial importance of history education by honoring exceptional…


07.31.2020 NPS News Bulletin

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Important Information Regarding Back To School Events

The NPS Board of Education approved a revision of the district calendar on 7/23/2020.  The revision will allow our district to divide the first day of classes into two sessions.   This division will allow teachers and staff the opportunity to adequately teach the student body the new protocols…


Board Approves Return to School Plans & Revises 2020-21 Calendar

Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education Approves Return to School Plans and Revises the 2020-2021 District Calendar.

On 7/23/2020, the Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education met at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Administration Building for their regularly scheduled second board meeting of the month.  

On…


Graduation Live Broadcast (July 26 at 2:00 p.m.)

Norfolk High School Graduation Live Broadcast - Sunday, July 26, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

News Channel Nebraska will broadcast the ceremony live on NCN 35.1 and online at ncnsportsnow.com.

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Starting at 1:00 p.m., News Channel Nebraska will broadcast the…


School Board Update on Back To School Plans

**Update: The 7/23/2020 School Board Meeting will be starting at 11:00 a.m., instead of noon as originally published in this news article.**

Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education updated on back to school planning.

Superintendent Dr. Jami Jo Thompson updated the Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education at the monthly meeting on July 13, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.…


Class of 2020 Graduation and NHS Prom Update

At the July 13, 2020 Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education meeting, held at the NPS Central Administration Building at 5:30 p.m., the school board members and school administrators considered four options that have been researched regarding the graduation ceremony on July 26, 2020.  

The four options considered were: 

  • Traditional Ceremony with entire class and guests (held…