Nixa Journalism

Sophomore Thomasina Brown poses for a picture during school spirit week. The theme for the day was Twin Day.

Students Plan Summer Travel

Deliliah Neff, Contributing Writer April 28, 2022

   Summer is rapidly approaching with irregular warm weather days, it’s time to start thinking about summer plans. Whether you’re going on vacation or staying at home and watching TV, it’s interesting...

George the snake crawls on his owners arm on April 14. George is a 5-year-old Ball Python who lives at Nixa High School.

Pets Slither into Classrooms

Mylie Dunn, Contributing Writer April 28, 2022

   Slithering snakes scare some people except William Dennis. In his class room at Nixa High School animals are encouraged to come. Some may be frightened but fear not, George, his class room snake...

People of the year

Maddie McCrea, Junior Copy Editor April 20, 2022

Person of the Year - Isaiah Holgerson Joyful, bubbly and encouraging, Nixa High School’s student body president Isaiah Holgerson has been involved in a multitude of clubs and extracurricular activities...

With the summertime comes an increase of high school students looking for new jobs. Many local shops and businesses are 
looking for employees.

Working Wonders

Zachary Street, Advertising Director April 20, 2022

There are 104 days of summer vacation, but how is one to find a good way to spend it? Earning money ranks at the top of the options list for some students. Students can find a wide variety of jobs available...

A design has been planned for the new food hall, which will be located on Mt. 
Vernon Street in Nixa.

New Food in Town

Brycen Osborne, JR Advertising Director April 20, 2022

A new change is happening in Nixa, the old grain mill on Mt. Vernon street is getting updated into a food hall. Rich and Leah Callahan, business owners and residents in Nixa hope for the establishment...

A Year Of Reflections

A Year Of Reflections

Darby Allen, Design Editor April 20, 2022

Freshman Taylor Hopper Question: What was your favorite part of this school year? Answer: "My favorite part of this school year was hands down basketball season. I love our family, I love the relationships...

Travel to international
countries is open to the entire student body.
 “Any student is eligible to go on our international trips,” Spanish teacher Ashley Dense said. “It
doesnt matter if they are in a Spanish class or a part of the Spanish club.

learn lingo

Noah Cook, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

   When joining Nixa High School's Spanish club, students are placed in a stress free environment and are determined to learn more about Spanish culture and the language. Spanish teacher Ashley Dense...

“People come to the Bird House so they can kind of get out of the cafeteria for a little bit,” said Madison Madura.

Sweet Surprises

Carlie Peters, Website Editor April 20, 2022

Down the hallway by the library is a room with deep red and gray walls and the faint smell of popcorn. The Bird House is a student ran café that operates during lunch. It sells an assortment of snacks,...

Aiming for the Sky

Lydia Cheek, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

An athlete looks up into the sky and at the wide amount of land before them. They take a deep breath in before starting to spin, gradually getting faster and releasing the disc into the air as it goes...



Braden Dennis, Managing Editor April 20, 2022

Diving into the lake or watching the sunset, the summer season is right around the corner. With that comes an abundance of fun and excitement, though for some, the pressure to do it all can be overwhelming. The...

Junior Carson Palmer sends back a serve with authority across the court.

Hailey Webster, Jr. Copy Editor April 20, 2022

With a swing of a racket, the Nixa high school boys tennis season has begun. The team has started off the season with a win against Logan-Rogersville 9-0. Head coach Slade Snowden said he is feeling confident...

Unwind at the Lake

Unwind at the Lake

Katelynn Gibson, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF April 20, 2022

Hot summer days roll around and the lure to be outside grows. Being able to jump off the docks into the water, get thrown off a tube, see how long one can stay up on water skis or even just get a nice...

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