Two NPS Students Qualify for National SkillsUSA

Norfolk Public Schools (NPS) is pleased to share that two of our students, John Mann and Tyna Schmidt, will be competing at the National SkillsUSA Competition this year. The SkillsUSA National Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia June 20-24th. Tyna and John were also the State Champions in 2021. 

The event is titled “Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue Challenge”. A two-member team…

Award for Excellence Winner for May 2022

We are pleased to announce that Maria Moje, Guidance Counselor, Norfolk Junior High, is the winner of the NPS Award for Excellence for May 2022.

Thank you, Maria Moje, 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. Moje's nomination:

  • Maria is so open…

Mental Health Awareness Walk

The Norfolk High School Mental Health Club is sponsoring a Mental Health Awareness Walk around Skyview Lake on May 9th. 

The Mental Wellness Club is a student-led organization that seeks to combat the stigma surrounding mental health issues and promote awareness activities throughout the school year. The Club meets twice a month with a variety of presentations and activities that are led…

NPS Recognized as Class A School with the Most Multi-Activity Students

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) and the Nebraska State College System
(NSCS) recently announced the 15,918 recipients of the 2021-2022 Nebraska State Colleges
Multi-Activity Student Award.

The award recognizes students in grades 9-12 who participate in at least three NSAA
sanctioned activities during the academic year. Each high school student who participates…

Norfolk Public Schools Awarded Early Childhood Education Grant 

Norfolk Public Schools has been selected to receive an Early Childhood Education grant from the Nebraska Department of Education for the 2022-2023 school year. The grant award is $155,000 for the expansion of an additional full day four year old classroom serving 20 students. With the addition of this classroom, Little Panthers Preschool will serve 240 students at no cost to families. Norfolk Public…

Kindergarten Round-up | Pre Inscripción para Kínder

Kindergarten Round-Up
Wednesday, April 20, 2022      Session I – 9:00-11:00 a.m.      Session II – 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Please call your neighborhood school today to reserve a spot in the session that you and your child will be attending.
Bel Air Elementary School . . . 402.644.2539     Montessori Elementary School . . .  . 402.644.2550
Grant Elementary School.…

March 2022 Award of Excellence Winner

Norfolk Public Schools is pleased to announce that Kris Anderson, 4th Grade Teacher, Woodland Park Elementary, is the winner of the NPS Award for Excellence for March 2022.

Thank you, Kris Anderson, 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. Anderson's nomination:

  • With…

New NHS Bowling Coaches

Michael Wright has been named the new Head Coach of the Norfolk Boys and Girls Bowling Team for the 22-23 school year. Michael is in his first year as a teacher at Norfolk. Michael has many qualities that make him an excellent choice for this position.

“Bowling has always been a huge part of my life. I was involved in bowling throughout my four years of high school where we won a state championship…

Big Red Keno STEM Event

Celebrate with us:

Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 5:30 -7:00 pm
Where: Lincoln Montessori Elementary School
310 S 3rd Street (please enter through the west doors)
The event is free and open to the public.

The evening event will feature many exciting projects created and led by…

Power of Preschool Training

The first training event for Power of Preschool was held in Norfolk on February 28 at Little Panthers Preschool. The training was open to all early childhood professionals in the community and was led by UNL Extension Educators on the topic of STEM for children ages birth to five.

Participants included professionals from in-home care programs, child care centers, Northeast Community College,…