Nixa Journalism

Color guard member and flutist Megan Gibson (10) helps move a box of old trophies.

Performing arts moves upstairs

Justice Jones, Reporter January 18, 2022

Band, theater and choir students said goodbye to decades of memories and music in the old performing arts center. They moved to their temporary home on the third floor of Nixa High School during the week...

Nixa JROTC follows right behind the Dare car at the front of the parade.

The Holiday Spirit Fills The Streets of Nixa

Carlie Peters, Website Editor December 20, 2021

   It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the town of Nixa Missouri. On Sunday, December 5th Nixa held its annual Christmas Parade. All the way from McCauley park, around the X Center, and...

Silver Dollar City shines during the holidays

Bailey Snyder, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

Silver Dollar City is much more than all the food and rides they have there. Especially around Christmas time, when they decorate the whole place. Makes it a great place for families and to come to look...

Nixa Christmas parade embraces the season

Marcella Youngmon, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

  When the holiday season comes near the staff of the Nixa Community Center works hard in order to get the annual Christmas parade ready for the community. Every year Nixa gives the community something...

Humane Society focuses on rescuing dogs and cats

Hannah Walz , Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

   Nearly 6.3 million stray animals on average become rescues from being abandoned or dropped off at a shelter. Some Humane Societies do kill animals if they realize that the animals are not getting...

Child Development class gives practical experience

Kami Sexton, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

Over thousands of teens leave high school not knowing how to prepare for children or not having a plan. That is why Stephanie Pycior decided to teach the Child Development class at Nixa High School and...

Teens push past nervousness for driver’s test

Deliliah Neff, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

   Some are natural, some need practice. Confidence is key when it comes to driving a car. The steps to take to drive a car can become confusing and complicated. However, with the right guidance and...

Nixa families embrace holiday traditions

Emma Jelinek, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

   Holiday Traditions are a big part of some people's lives, with some looking forward to them all year long. Keturah Flokstra is a sophomore at Nixa High School with a unique holiday tradition.    “Back...

Military families endure long distances

Olivia Hartman , Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

   Saying goodbye, no phone calls, no texts, and no sign that your loved one is okay. This is what military families go through every time they send a loved one away.     Addison Spencer is a...

Follow a few tips for your holiday photos

Elise Eisenmann, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

   It's early December and Christmas is nearing. You think of all the Christmas traditions and consider if you should send cards to your friends and family, but there's one problem: you have no idea...

Student teachers learn on the job

Hailey Deluca-Bolin, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

  As students become teachers, a crucial process in their education is student teaching. Allowing them to get involved and see how a real classroom runs. Nixa student teachers experience seeing their...

Final exams require preparation

Addison Spencer, Contributing Writer December 20, 2021

With finals coming up, it is important that all students have some test-taking tips so they can be most prepared and know what to expect when they walk into those classes on Tuesday. Students sometimes...

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