Congratulations!

MCL League Forensics Results held in Phillipsburg


Team Results
Norton - 1st  - 335
Phillipsburg – 2nd  - 251
Ellis – 3rd  - 229


Individual Results
Shelby M./Tyus H. – 1st Place – Duet (New State Qualifier)
Raenee Patterson – 1st Place – Oration (State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt – 1st Place – Impromptu (State Qualifier)
Stacie Elliot – 1st Place – Extemporaneous (State Qualifier)
Brionnah Fessler – 2nd Place – Oration (State Qualifier)
Lauren Mordecai – 2nd Place – Serious Solo (State Qualifier)
Raenee Patterson – 2nd Place – Informative (State Qualifier)
Tyus Henson – 2nd Place – Humorous Solo (State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt – 2nd Place – Extemp (State Qualifier)
Macayla Kent – 3rd Place – Serious Solo
Jena Risewick – 3rd Place – Informative
Stacie Elliot – 3rd Place – Impromptu
Chris Lowry – 4th Place – Poetry
Lauren M./Cale P. – 5th Place - Duet
Eden Nickell – 5th Place - Prose    

**This is the 6th year in a row that NCHS has won the league championship!

Bluejay Boys Basketball Team

Qualifies for State!


The Bluejay Boys basketball team has qualifed for the state basketball tournament in Hutchinson starting on March 9. The boys defeated TMP in the Substate Final here at Norton. The boys will play Southeast of Saline on Wednesday, March 9, starting at 4:45. 
School will be dismissed on Wednesday at 12:15. Lunch will be served.  Busses will run at 12:15. There will be a community pep rally for the boys at Stull gym starting at 8:15 am on Wednesday. A win on Wednesday would mean the boys would play on Friday and Saturday. 
Congratulations to the boys for a great Substate Championship!


Shopko Donation

This winter the Shopko Hometown store in Norton collected customer signatures in support of Norton Community Schools. The Shopko Foundation has donated $2000 to the Norton Community Schools because of this effort. We would like to thank Shopko for their generious donation to our school district. This money will go towards  purchasing student materials for our district. We truly appreciate the effort of the Shopko shoppers and the Shopko Foundation in supporting our students at USD 211. 

Kindness Award winners at EES 

for the weeks of Feb. 15-Feb. 26

K-Aubrey DuBois and Jayden Keith
1-Nicole Hernandez, Miles Hale and Jarrett Pfannenstiel
2-Dominic Vahling, Gabe Burrow and Raylinn Ellis
3-Natalie Simmons
4-LeAnne Beikman
5-Sierra Dial, Gwenyth Quintana and Dylan Hawks
6-Lauren Perez, Abigail Davis, Tracen Frye and Darius Shields



Kindness Award Winners at EES 
for the weeks of January 25-Feb.12

K-Braylyn Brooks, Jayci Johnson, Marley Ritch, Jazlynn Henry, Scarlett Wessel and 
Brook Abel
1-Caden Enfield, Aubrey Arehart, Parker Stark and Joseph Rojas
2-Natalie Eveleigh, Thalia Ruiz, Layla Puga and Peyton Lawson
3-Tyler Stewart, Mareesa Hempler, Tesah Stagemeyer, Collin Simmons and Logan Willour
4-AInsley Collins and Kierra Tallent
5-Tate Schulze and Hailey Majors
6-Lauren Karabin

Reminder


There will not be any school on Wednesday, February 23. Norton Schools will be hosting the MCL elementary music festival at the High School and the Junior High. 

Eisenhower Elementary will be holding parent/teacher conferences on Wednesday. 

Construction to Begin
Starting on Monday, February 22, work will begin on our building projects at Norton Community Schools. The first phase will be fencing of the construction areas at the high school, junior high, and Eisenhower Elementary. The parking lot in front of the junior high will be blocked and access to the front of the junior high school will be limited. There will be limited parking spaces in the high school parking lot for people coming to the junior high or high school. Please enter the Junior High through the south entry of the junior high.
Starting March 7, parking will also be more limited in front of Stull gym. Access to the front of Stull gym will be limited as well. Please be careful when driving in this area.

Access at the front of Eisenhower will remain the same at this time as most of work will be to the west of the building. There will be limited access to the west of Eisenhower Elementary starting on Monday, February 22.

Team Results from the Scott City Forensics Tournament  Feb. 151st – Norton
2nd – Hodgeman County
3rd – Garden City 


Individual Results

Lauren Mordecai - 1st Place Serious Solo (New State Qualifier)
Raenee Patterson - 1st Place Original Oration (New State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt - 1st Place Impromptu Speaking (New State Qualifier)
Cale Patterson - 1st Place Humorous Solo (New State Qualifier)
Stacie Elliot - 1st Place - Extemporaneous Speaking (New State Qualifier)

Audrie Burge - 2nd Place - Prose (New State Qualifier) 
Christine Figurski - 2nd Place Impromptu Speaking (New State Qualifier)
Kennedy Leibbrandt - 2nd Place Extemporaneous Speaking (State Qualifier) 

Brionnah Fessler - 3rd Place Original Oration
Raenee Patterson - 3rd Place Informative Speaking
Shelby Mulford/Samantha Mulford - 3rd Place IDA
Stacie Elliot - 3rd Place Impromptu Speaking
Lena Shelton/Raelynn Slipke - 3rd Place Duet

Lauren Mordecai/Cale Patterson - 4th Place Duet
Mariah Addington - 4th Place Impromptu Speaking
Mariah Addington - 4th Place Informative Speaking
Samantha Mulford - 4th Place Poetry 

Audrie Burge - 5th Place Poetry
Macayla Kent - 5th Place Serious Solo
Jena Risewick - 5th Place Informative Speaking
Jay Mulder - 5th Place Extemporaneous Speaking
Chris Lowry - 5th Place Prose


Kyle Bell - 6th Place Informative Speaking
Audrie Burge - 6th Place Serious Solo
Kira Robertson - 6th Place Humorous Solo
Eden Nickell - 6th Place Prose

CONGRATULATIONS!

The Norton Bluejays Scholar Bowl Team
Regional Champions


State will be in Russell next Saturday!
Team Members:

Philip Boutwell
Hailey Branek
Caleb Gregerson
Kennedy Leibbrandt
Valery Rostek
Callie Uehlin
Head Coach - Nancy Sebelius
Assistant Coach - Holly Vanskike

No Special Board Meeting 

Tonight February 1

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