Nixa Journalism

The Nixa Farmers Market is held on Saturday mornings throughout the summer.

Local and Fresh

The Nixa Farmers Market features locally grown produce
Carlie Peters, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

The Farmers market is a non-profit run by its board. Each vendor pays yearly dues in order to participate. It is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon through September, excluding May 22 due to Sucker...

Internal Struggles

Internal Struggles

Restriction and pressure has taken hold of the younger generation
Gracie Schwarz, Copy Editor April 29, 2021

Young teens find themselves on social media comparing their looks to the so-called “influencers” based on 15 second videos or edited pictures. This comparison sometimes manifests itself in physical...

Advancing in Theatre

Advancing in Theatre

Abigail Stepien, Contributing Writer April 27, 2021

   Many graduated students speak highly of the Nixa Drama Department, and the current students do everything they can to convince more kids to join the community.     Senior Avery Hudgens has...

More Than Just a Grade

The A+ program provides scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors after high school
Zachary Street, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

   The A+ program is a two-year scholarship opportunity for academically exceptional high school students.    Jaime Wright, the A+ Coordinator for the Nixa High School, said that the program is...

Exploring the Depths

Exploring the Depths

Madalyn Tuning, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

The restlessness of sitting at home during these times has pushed some out of their comfort zones. Enjoying nature at its finest has been chosen by students in order to escape today’s troubles. At NHS,...

The world from a new perspective

Covid Cations

Hailey Webster, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Since the spring of 2020, people around the world were struck with disappointment as shelter-in-place orders were declared. Vacations were canceled. As the world began opening up this spring, freshman...

Art Honor Society

Elite Art

The National Art Honor Society is an after-school club for high school artists
Zachary Street, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

 The National Art Honor Society is a club that allows high school artists to  come together and collaborate on different projects.    The club provides opportunities for juniors and seniors in...

Junior Kelsey Cook kayaks on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.

Going with the Flow

NHS students and staff share their kayaking experiences
Madalyn Tuning, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

The rush of water downstream leads to rocks, logs and relaxation as kayaking peaks in popularity during the spring and summer seasons. Students and faculty spend their free time outdoors as the weather...

Camping Review

Camping Review

Juniors Gracie Schwarz and Braeden Dennis setting up a tent.
Avery FitzSimmons, Multi-Media Editor April 21, 2021

Sutton Bluff campsite, accessible booking site & the Mark Twain national forest's foliage was blooming with the spring air. The night sky held stars so bright that I stared at them for hours before...

Mable the pig frolicks in the grass.

Pigs In Our Pen

Miniature pigs can now become pets in Nixa
Addison Eden, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

For those who have always wanted a pet pig, the time has come. On Jan. 11, Nixa passed an ordinance that allows its residents to keep one miniature pig as a pet as long as certain guidelines are followed....

Senior Taylor Golmen makes her earrings out of polymer clay and sells them in boutiques

Artisan Crafted

Kaitlyn Witts, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Being an entrepreneur and running one’s own business is a dream for many. A few students at NHS have accomplished this goal and now share their experiences as young business owners. Senior Maci Ward...

Year in Review

Year in Review

Senior Regan Wilkerson looks back on her senior year.
Avery FitzSimmons, Multi-Media Editor April 21, 2021

     The 2020-2021 school year began with students bright-eyed and bushy-tailed from the previous spring-long quarantine, with many new and returning students having  high hopes for a fun and...

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