News

AFS Graduation Ceremony

The Alternatives for Success (AFS) graduation ceremony will be held in the Norfolk High School Gymnasium on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The ceremony is set to begin at 6:00 p.m.

The AFS program is part of the Norfolk Senior High School and was established in 1997 to help numerous at-risk students successfully pursue and obtain their goal of high school graduation. AFS has been built to provide…


NPS Educator & Student Recognized at NHSTA Showcase

Norfolk Public Schools (NPS) is excited to share that two individuals from NPS were recognized at the 9th annual NHSTA Showcase on Sunday, June 5th. The Nebraska High School Theater Academy (NHSTA) celebrates the outstanding achievements of participating high schools and middle schools with awards for top performers, excellence behind the scenes, and more during the annual Tony Awards® style showcase…


NPS Job Fair

Norfolk Public Schools is holding a job fair on Tuesday, June 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The job fair will be held at the Administrative Office located at 512 W. Philip Avenue. 

Hiring for 2022-2023 School Year:

  • Paraprofessionals (Classroom, Special Education, English Language Learners)
  • Health Techs
  • Custodians
  • Building Secretary

Hours:…


Middle School Principal of the Year – NSASSP Region 3

On Monday, May 23, 2022, Chuck Hughes, middle school principal at Norfolk Public Schools in Norfolk, Nebraska was presented with the Outstanding Principal of the Year award for Region 3 of the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals (NSASSP). 

NSASSP Region 3 principals selected Mr. Hughes for this award. There are 50 school districts represented in Region 3. There are…


NPS Selects New Theater and Speech Coaches

Norfolk Public Schools is pleased to announce that Austin Casselberry and Nina Buck have been selected for the roles of Head Speech and Theater Coach starting the next school year.

“It is an honor to serve as Norfolk Public School's head speech coach. I am inheriting a well developed program from the previous coaches, and I look forward to stepping into this role and contributing to Norfolk's…


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…