Nixa Journalism

The Art Foundations class at Nixa High School, works on their drawing skills. Face masks became optional during summer school. In the art room students were excited to get their drawing on.

Shedding the masks for summer

Nixa school students take classes for various reasons and credits during summer break
Braden Dennis, Managing Editor June 18, 2021

   Summer school amid the changing tide of the pandemic can be a hard switch from the COVID-19 school year, but it’s one that Nixa high school summer school students are tackling.    With the...

Executive Decisions

Executive Decisions

Biden has created multiple executive orders during his first few months of presidency
Gracie Schwarz, Copy Editor April 29, 2021

Joseph Biden has been the President for around 100 days. In this time, Biden has made quite a few changes to the executive branch. By Mar. 8, Biden signed 44 executive orders, which is 17 more than the...

Mask mandate ends; Nixa responds

Mask mandate ends; Nixa responds

Madison Madura, Contributing Writer April 27, 2021

   The first mask ordinance in Nixa was first issued on October 21, 2020. According to a press release written by Drew Douglas, the Director of Communications, Mayor Brian Steele said that the mask...

The writing center is open in room 241 during STAR and after school until 3:00.

Finding the advantages to summer school

Emma Hoffman, Contributing Writer April 27, 2021

For most high school students the thought of summer school is revolting. Summer is full of swimming, traveling, hanging out with friends, and playing outside; Not many people would like school to interfere...

On Target

On Target

Archery is coming to NHS next year, and brings the promise of competition between area schools
Carlie Peters, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Archery is coming to Nixa High School as an elective credit next year. Though the class is an elective credit, the curriculum will be similar to physical education. The class is replacing JROTC’s rifle...

An Injection of Hope

An Injection of Hope

April 23, 2021

It was an obscure Thursday in March last year that dashed the hopes of many to go on spring vacations. As time kept moving on, however, it became clear that Nixa students would have more than just spring...

Remembering Gunnar Medearis

Remembering Gunnar Medearis

Braden Dennis, Photo Editor April 21, 2021

  From playing with friends in his neighborhood to vacationing with them in Florida, Gunnar Medearis is remembered for his ability to bring out the best in others. On March 9, sophomore...

Heated Consequences

Heated Consequences

Braden Dennis, Photo Editor April 21, 2021

The world is constantly changing and adapting to new environments and climate conditions, but with the  increasing trace of carbon emissions in the atmosphere and widespread use of pollutants, the world...

Senior Alin Cercea holds up social media icons, which are at the center of a debate.

Viewer Discretion Advised

Blocking misinformation on social media brings about various opinions
Madalyn Tuning, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

After Twitter permanently suspended former President Donald Trump before President Joseph Biden’s inauguration, the idea of censorship on social media platforms has reached heated debate. Essentially,...

Remembering Colton Cline

Remembering Colton Cline

Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor April 21, 2021

Colton Cline, 18, was a whole-hearted and compassionate human, according to those who were closest to him. Cline, a senior, died on March 4 in an accident. He loved to be outdoors. Welding, shooting guns,...

EagleAir TV, Episode 8

TJ Sorgenfrei, Executive Producer March 24, 2021

This episode of EagleAir TV features stories about Nixa staff getting COVID-19 vaccines, the benefits of foreign language training, the athletic 8th hour class, the library's book box program, Damon West...

Back Is Better

Back Is Better

Students who attended online school are returning to seated school
Eli Dean, News & Sports Editor March 2, 2021

School is back in session and students are ready for the second semester of what has become a tedious school year. When the school district went fully virtual in March 2020 and opened up five months later,...

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