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August 22nd, 2019

Reading Kickoff Next Week

Next week, August 26- 30, is our reading kickoff at school. Our theme is Reading Moves Mountains. Each day our school will have 15 minutes of school wide power reading – students will take AR quizzes to test their comprehension after reading. The top readers from each day will be featured on live announcements. At […]

July 9th, 2019

School Spirit Shirts

New NSES Shirts for sale, these will be delivered after Labor Day, and order must be placed by Aug 15th. Online orders only. If you did not order a NSES Tie Dye Shirt and you still want one, you can order it until July 19th. Online orders only

March 29th, 2019

Free and Confidential Support

Spring is a beautiful time of year, but it also comes with many stressors like changes in routines, state testing, and grades. If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally or having a hard time, please seek help immediately. For more information, visit or reach out to one of the resources below.

October 15th, 2018

Fall Festival Information

October 15th, 2018

Story Book Character Day

October 15th, 2018

Canned Food Drive Success

Canned Food Drive Success:  Our canned food drive was an enormously successful event –  see the response from the local organization that got all of our donations: Thanks so much for the amazing amount of food your school collected for Urban Ministries.  You are a blessing for our community!!  Please express our appreciation to your […]

October 15th, 2018

Family Reading Night

Family Reading Night: Starts this Thursday – will be from 4-6 pm. Come with your student to read and take AR tests.

September 12th, 2018


Normally each pizza night brings us in $40 – $60 dollars.  The highest a school has brought in the district is $80 to $100 dollars in a night. We earned 418.88 in this ONE night! Thank you to everyone that helped make this a huge success.  Please see the link below regarding our recent Domino’s Pizza […]

July 25th, 2018


We are now on Facebook. Search for Norman Smith Elem and look for the bear picture. We will be posting news and future important dates and information here. You might even see some cute pictures. The link above will take you there.

January 31st, 2018

Engaging ALL Learners in Today’s Diverse Classroom

Engaging ALL Learners in Today’s Diverse Classroom  Please join CMCSS for Engaging ALL Learners in Today’s Diverse Classrooms with Focus on Increasing Inclusive Opportunities for Students with Disabilities This is a FREE hands-on workshop is for: Parents or family members who would like to learn how classrooms can be designed to create a learning environment […]