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RAMS PRIDE…Purposely Running In the Direction of Excellence
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Principal's Message

I am so grateful and honored to be the principal of the “new” R. L. Norris Elementary School
(now back on Harrison Road). Being the daughter of three R. L. Norris High School Alumnae (Kathleen Grant Drayton, Class of 70 and Herman “Johnny” & Emmie Joyce Cowins, Class of 1964), I understand the importance of remembering and honoring the legacy that has been left by so many, especially that of Mr. Raymond Luther Norris. 
This year will truly be a great year as the fantastic faculty, superb staff, and studious students get settled in a brand new building. We would like to cordially invite parents, alumnae, and community members to come by and see the excited things that will happen this year.
At R. L. Norris, we believe each of us possesses a talent to be used for the greater good. I believe what Albert Einstein stated, “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” This school year I have challenged the faculty and staff to educate the heart of the students of R. L. Norris Elementary School. According to Aristotle, educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
 
This year we will show our RAMS PRIDE…Purposely Running In the Direction of Excellence.
 
Your Principal,
 
Mrs. Shantell Crockett
crocketts@mcduffie.k12.ga.us

School News

School Council Meeting September 18, 2018 @ 4:00 in Heritage Hall at Norris Elementary

R.L. Norris Elementary School cordially invites you to attend our School Council Meeting on September 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM. We need your input and feedback on the following items: • 2018-2019 Parent and Family Engagement Policy • 2018-2019 School Compact • Suggestions for ways to build staff capacity in 2018-2019 • How we will use our 1% set aside in 2018-2019

Annual Title I Meeting August 28, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

Your input is needed! Please join us on August 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the cafeteria. We will be asking for your input on the following items: -2018-2019 Parent and Family Engagement Policy -2018-2019 Parent-School Compact -Suggestions for ways to build staff capacity in 2018-2019 -How we will use our 1% set aside in 2018-2019

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