Erick D. Norby Named Armstrong Principal

District 281 Continues Building on Its Legacy of Success: Erick D. Norby Named Principal of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Posted on 11/05/2019
Erick D. NorbyWe are excited to announce a graduate of District 281, Mr. Erick D. Norby, has accepted the role of Principal of Armstrong High School. Mr. Norby’s strong leadership skills, commitment to students and ability to build relationships with staff, parents and community members will serve Armstrong High School and the district exceptionally well.

Mr. Norby, who recently served as the interim principal of Armstrong, said “I am eager to continue my work with Armstrong students, staff and families to build on our school’s legacy of academic and co-curricular excellence.”

Mr. Norby has a Robbinsdale Area Schools family legacy - his mother served as a school board member in the early 1980s. He attended New Hope Elementary, Plymouth Junior High and is a 1987 graduate of the district. Mr. Norby served in various roles in his more than 20 year career with the district, including social studies teacher, academic dean, head football coach, assistant principal at Cooper High School and Plymouth Middle School, and head principal at Robbinsdale Academy-Highview.

Armstrong High School celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The school is one of the first two Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone schools in the state, and currently has one of the largest AP offerings in the state. The school serves nearly 2,000 students on a beautiful campus near scenic Medicine Lake.