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Norfolk High School Competing at NSDA Tournament


Thank you NPSF Donors!

The Norfolk Public Schools Foundation (NPSF) awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to members of the Class of 2018 during Senior Honors Night on May 17, 2018 at the Johnny Carson Theater.  Many of the scholarships awarded by NPSF are funded by local donors in memory/honor of a loved one.  Other scholarships held by NPSF are established to encourage a specific career area or recognize…


A Sweet Reward for a Job Well Done!

Grant Elementary School exceeded a reading goal set at 20 million words for the school year and received a "sweet" reward.
Each time the student body read a million words, a blank card on a bulletin board was turned over to reveal a letter in the reading reward. Eventually, students figured out that the reward would be a Banana Split Party, complete with multiple toppings, whipped cream and…


Grant Elementary School is May's Focus on Students

At our May 14 school board meeting, Grant Elementary students explained many of the projects and opportunities they've had this year to show how they are "Wild About Learning."
Students told board members about activities such as Dr. Seuss Night, Primetime Family Reading, and their Family Reading Book for the year, "The One and Only Ivan." At the school board meeting, students also asked board…


23 Guest Readers Make The Story Come Alive

Mariah Bloomquist and Jenna Lordemann, teachers at Norfolk Middle School, invited guest readers into their classrooms for reading time with students.  Ms. Bloomquist told us "Our mission was to get 5th and 6th grade students excited about reading, and to get a book in their hands. We facilitated a book tasting to allow kids to sample a variety of genres and spark their interest in a book or two…


NHS Commencement Live Broadcast


Norfolk Public Schools Foundation is participating in Norfolk Area Big Give. 5/22/2018

Please consider supporting Norfolk Public Schools Foundation in the Norfolk Area Big Give, a 24 hour community giving day being held on 5/22/2018. The NPSF featured project will support the the NPS Art Departments.  Click here…


Award for Excellence Winner for May 2018

Theresa Becker: Administrative Assistant for Maintenance is our winner of the NPS Award for Excellence for May 2018.


Theresa was nominated by a multitude of her coworkers and she is an outstanding asset to our district team. Thank you Theresa for all of your dedication and  hard work!


Listed below is an excerpt from the submitted narrative of her nomination:  
Theresa…


AP History Exhibit

"Civil Defense in the 1950s" and "1960s Pop Culture"

The NHS Advanced Placement United States History class, led by teacher Mrs. Kathy Steinkamp, worked in cooperation with the Elkhorn Valley Museum to create a student exhibit featuring the 1950s and 1960s. The exhibit includes Elkhorn Valley Museum artifacts and original research that explores Norfolk Civil Defense in the 1950s, and 1960s…


NHS wins 2018 TDS Cup