Bel Air Elementary School in the Spotlight

Third grade students from Mrs. Haglund and Ms. Rudloff's classrooms from Bel Air Elementary presented to the board of education on Monday, February 12th about flexible seating. Students shared the "contracts" they sign and why they enjoy flexible seating. Board members were also able to experience some of the seating options.

A Busy Morning at NPS!

Geography Bee at MS, Brain Olympics at JH, and Career Access Day at NHS!

Daycos honored as "Friend of Education"


The Nebraska Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) honored Norfolk’s Daycos with the “Friend of Education Award” at the 2017 State Principals Conference in Lincoln on 12/1/2017.  They were nominated for this award for their outstanding work serving youth in the Norfolk community.

When asked…

Success Pin Recipients for December 2017


Washington Elementary School In the Spotlight

The Washington staff developed Math Essential skills that each grade level will ensure all students are proficient with. We developed a schedule that allows for math intervention time to focus on these skills. The teachers developed pre-tests and post-tests to evaluate each child's proficiency level. Students from Kindergarten through Fourth grade had the opportunity to demonstrate what they have…

New Online Application for Free and Reduced Meals


Families can now apply online for Free and Reduced Meals through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal
     -- After logging in to Infinite Campus, begin the application by selecting "Applications/Forms" in the left column.
     -- Online applications must…

School Closing Information

Norfolk Public Schools uses a telephone communication system to notify families of weather-related school closings. This mass communication system allows us to notify families individually by telephone when school has been canceled due to bad weather.

When school is closed, the system will call the households of all students with this weather closing information. When a decision is made…

Woodland Park Elementary in the Spotlight - 'Focus on Students'

The Woodland Park HAL (High Ability Learners) students presented to the school board Monday night. Liz Spray recently took over this program and is working hard to challenge each individual student at their academic level.  She has also worked with students on Multiple Intelligences.  In the student’s presentation, each of the 9 students in the HAL program talked about which “Intelligence” or as…

Jefferson Hour of Code at Daycos

Third and fourth grade students from Jefferson visited Daycos in December to learn about coding in the real world. Jefferson has participated in an Hour of Code for the last three years. Each year in December, all students at Jefferson get the opportunity to code for at least one hour. Students have used problem solving,…

Jefferson Elementary in the Spotlight - 'Focus on Students'

Jefferson Elementary School is rethinking how recess is done this year.  Our goals have been to create more play opportunities, decrease behavior problems, increase responsibility, and promote lifetime wellness. We feel we are meeting these goals!

At recess, there have been fewer discipline referrals and fewer visits to the school nurse.  We have added a sandbox, 4 square, hopscotch, an…