Nixa Journalism

Starting a Collection of Your Own

Starting a Collection of Your Own
January 12, 2021

   Collecting is something many people take an interest in; from shells and rocks to empty cans, anything is collectable.     Sophia Stepien, a Sophomore at Nixa High School, collects rocks.     “When...

Holiday Adventures

The drive-through Finely River Park Christmas Lights Of Ozark is available through December.
December 18, 2020

Since COVID-19 has shut down many holiday events, finding a way to spend the winter days may seem difficult, but there are options. Winter Events Nixa Parks and Recreation has a few classes available...

The Butler didn’t Do it

The Butler didn't Do it
December 18, 2020

Mystery. Suspense. Murder. That’s only a small glimpse of what was shown through the Nixa theater department’s musical this year. The fall musical was “Something’s Afoot,” a story based on a...

‘Twas the Plague Before Christmas

Frosted sugar cookies from MLP Cake Designs.
COVID-19 forces local businesses and families to develop a new outlook
December 18, 2020

With COVID-19 looming over the holiday season, families and local businesses are struggling with carrying out their holiday festivities. MLP Cake Designs is a new local business near the intersection...

The Fall from Fame

Popular influencer Shane Dawson has been cancelled by mainstream media.
December 18, 2020

While browsing social media, one can hear about influencers being “cancelled.” This has become the new normal for social media outlets — referred to as cancel culture. Cancel culture is the popular...

Reaching Above and Beyond

Reaching Above and Beyond
December 18, 2020

  When facing obstacles in life people tend to not do anything about the situation. However, when it comes to sophomore Nathan Cummings, he has moved beyond his setbacks and learned many different ways...

JOINED BY FAITH

Juniors Macy Kopp, from left, Laurent Tiffin, Emily Harris, Kelsie Satterfield attend FCA meeting every Wednesday
Nixa's Fellowship of Christian Athletes are coming together to worship.
December 17, 2020

High school groups naturally sort themselves out — jocks hang with jocks, nerds hang with nerds, gamers hang with gamers, and thespians hang with thespians, but what if one of the members of each tribe...

Isolated

Isolated
Quarantine has made separation anxiety more difficult to cope with
December 17, 2020

Separations begin with the lockdown that was implemented in the spring. Families were separated, vacations were canceled and anxieties were high. Due to the lack of contact, individuals who suffer from...

Out with the new, in with the old.

Out with the new, in with the old.
December 17, 2020

    Secondhand or thrift stores, depending on the place, can hold items from clothes to rocks. While most people think of clothing thrift stores, secondhand shops are a lot more common. Examples...

Home Sweat Home

Daegan Bates lifts a weight.
During the pandemic, students are skipping the gym and working out at home
December 14, 2020

Winter is one of the most stressful times of the year. Finals are coming up, Christmas gifts need to be bought and some people are beginning to deal with seasonal depression. With all of these, how does...

Coronavirus affects Christmas

Coronavirus affects Christmas
A Covid Christmas.
December 4, 2020

Christmas is a holiday that is celebrated by many. Whether one lives in Florida or Alaska, Christmas is a part of many people's lives, and because of COVID-19, a lot has changed.  Many states have restrictions...

Brain breaks and school schedules

Brain breaks and school schedules
The importance of breaks during studying.
December 4, 2020

    The school schedule has changed at Nixa High School, while the teacher and student incentive to get work done has not.     Scott Robison, the freshman counselor at Nixa High School,...

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