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March 2023 Award of Excellence Winner

Norfolk Public Schools is pleased to announce that Stephanie Anderson, Special Education Teacher, Woodland Park Elementary School, is the winner of the NPS Award for Excellence for March 2023.

Thank you, Stephanie 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…


Big Red Keno Science & Math Program Event

Norfolk Public Schools has been awarded funds from the Big Red Keno Science & Math Program. We are excited to continue our partnership with Norfolk Public Schools and participate in the 8th Project Problem Solve Annual Event for area students.

Celebrate with us:
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Time: 5:30 - 6:45 pm
Where: Lincoln Montessori Elementary School
310 S 3rd Street…


Norfolk TeamMates Needs You

Governor Jim Pillen has declared February Nebraska Mentoring Month. "We know the hope that mentoring gives to kids. There is nothing as rewarding as being a mentor to a young person," said Governor Pillen. 

Meeting one hour a week consistently over time can make an amazing impact in the life of a child. Data collected verifies that TeamMates mentees show an improvement in grades, have fewer…


Pink Panthers Make School History with National Debut

Competing at the National Dance Team Competition (NDTC) is nothing new for the Pink Panthers, but this year they were able to take it to a whole new level. The first step to competing at the NDTC was to qualify. In July, the team competed at a UDA camp and earned a superior rating for their home routine. This initially qualified the Panthers for the National Dance Team Competition. The team decided…


January 2023 Award of Excellence Winner

Norfolk Public Schools is pleased to announce that Michelle Munderloh, Special Education Teacher, Norfolk Middle School, is the winner of the NPS Award for Excellence for January 2023.

Thank you, Michelle Munderloh, 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. Munderloh's…


Snapshot of Student Achievement Fall 2022

Pandemic Impact on Student Achievement


Weather Related 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…


NDE Hosts School Safety Training in Norfolk

Hundreds of educators, law enforcement officers, and first responders from across Nebraska joined the Nebraska Department of Education’s School Safety staff recently for specialized training from the “I Love U Guys” Foundation. Members of the Norfolk Public Schools Safety team along with representatives from Norfolk Police Department were among the attendees.

Participants came away from…


November 2022 Award of Excellence Winner

NPS is pleased to announce that Brittany Newland, Health Tech, Washington Elementary School, is the winner of the Award for Excellence for November 2022.

Thank you, Brittany Newland, 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. Newland's nomination:

  • Brittany…


Benjamin Avenue Update for Middle School

Benjamin Avenue will be opening all four lanes in front of the Middle School on Monday, October 31. A video of the drop-off and pick-up procedures can be found on the City of Norfolk website (click…