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NDE Hosts School Safety Training in Norfolk

Hundreds of educators, law enforcement officers, and first responders from across Nebraska joined the Nebraska Department of Education’s School Safety staff recently for specialized training from the “I Love U Guys” Foundation. Members of the Norfolk Public Schools Safety team along with representatives from Norfolk Police Department were among the attendees.

Participants came away from…


November 2022 Award of Excellence Winner

NPS is pleased to announce that Brittany Newland, Health Tech, Washington Elementary School, is the winner of the Award for Excellence for November 2022.

Thank you, Brittany Newland, for your dedication, hard work, and service to our students, staff, and the NPS community!

Listed below are excerpts from some of the submitted narratives of Mrs. Newland's nomination:

  • Brittany…


October 2022 Success Pin Recipients


Benjamin Avenue Update for Middle School

Benjamin Avenue will be opening all four lanes in front of the Middle School on Monday, October 31. A video of the drop-off and pick-up procedures can be found on the City of Norfolk website (click…


Dr. Adolph Brown, III Presents to NPS

Norfolk Public Schools invitee Dr. Adolph Brown, III  presented “Love, Light, & Insight” during the 10/12/2022 school day to the NPS student body, grades 5-12. For the past 30 years, Dr. Brown has researched, field-tested, and implemented a set of concrete strategies used to support and enhance schools and businesses. He is admired around the world for his simple, yet direct “Real Talk,” and powerful,…


College and Career Readiness Week

Norfolk High School held events throughout the week for students related to college and career readiness. On Monday, the 17th, staff wore shirts or colors from their colleges and were encouraged to talk to students about their college experiences. Former NPS graduates were also invited to speak to students regarding the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) on Monday.

Tuesday, October…


BOE Vacancy

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NHS Student Council Fall Festival

Norfolk Senior High Student Council will be holding a Fall Festival on October 14. See flyer for more details. 

English Flyer


NPS Student Named to 2022-23 Believers & Achiever List

Norfolk Public Schools announced today that Kyla Robinson was selected for the 2022-23 Believers & Achievers program. Believers & Achievers is a state-wide program designed to give recognition to Nebraska’s future leaders. Only 48 finalists were chosen out of the entire state. 

Beginning in October and continuing through April, the 48 Nebraska high school seniors will be honored as Believers…


NPS Hosting Military Appreciation Night

Norfolk Public Schools and the Norfolk Panther football team will be honoring veterans and current members of our military services at the varsity football game against Lincoln Northeast on Friday, September 30th. Those individuals should notify the ticket takers upon arrival that they are a veteran or currently serving in the military and they will be granted free admission to the game and a ticket…