School Board Update on Back To School Plans

**Update: The 7/23/2020 School Board Meeting will be starting at 11:00 a.m., instead of noon as originally published in this news article.**

Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education updated on back to school planning.

Superintendent Dr. Jami Jo Thompson updated the Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education at the monthly meeting on July 13, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.…

Class of 2020 Graduation and NHS Prom Update

At the July 13, 2020 Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education meeting, held at the NPS Central Administration Building at 5:30 p.m., the school board members and school administrators considered four options that have been researched regarding the graduation ceremony on July 26, 2020.  

The four options considered were: 

  • Traditional Ceremony with entire class and guests (held…


The U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.  P-EBT is designed to provide cash benefits on an EBT card to be used to purchase food. 

This program is meant for families with children who receive free and reduced meals during the 2019-2020 school year. Please review the documentation below and apply using the P-EBT Application link…

2020-21 School Supply Lists

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Dr. Thompson awarded the 2020 CTE Administrator of the Year Award at the NE Dept of Education CTE Symposium.

Norfolk Public Schools is excited to announce that Dr. Jami Jo Thompson, Superintendent, has been named the 2020 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrator of the Year at the Nebraska Department of Education CTE Symposium held on June 9, 2020.

Dr. Thompson received this award for her continued commitment to providing quality college and career readiness skills development at Norfolk…

Kindergarten Round-up Rescheduled to August 6, 2020 (Preinscripción de Kindergarten reprogramada para el 6 de agosto de 2020)

Norfolk Public Schools has rescheduled Kindergarten Round-up for August 6, 2020*.  If your student is enrolled in a kindergarten class at NPS for the 2020-2021 school year please make plans to attend.  

Thursday, August 6, 2020*
Session 1: 12:30-2:00           Session 2: 2:30-4:00
  • Families…

Planning update provided to Board of Education (6.8.2020)

Superintendent Dr. Jami Jo Thompson shared information during the 6/8/2020 Board of Education meeting regarding planning for the 2020-2021 school year. She shared that she has formed a COVID-19 Return to School and Pandemic Response Committee that is developing plans for school in the fall, based upon information provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Nebraska Department of Education…

Free & Reduced Lunch Applications & Fee Waiver Information

Free & Reduced Lunch Applications, Fee Waiver

Important Message: May 14 will be the last day for new enrichment learning activities for NPS students.

The following message was shared on 5/11/2020 by Superintendent Dr. Jami Jo Thompson:

Dear Parents,                                                       Para Espanol, vea abajo

As we finish our 6th week of home-based learning at Norfolk Public Schools, I would like to thank you for working so closely with our teachers to provide your student with remote (home-based) learning…

Award for Excellence Winner for May 2020

And the March 2020 Award for Excellence winner is...