Nixa Journalism

Violence in Asia

Violence in Asia

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Hailey Webster, Reporter April 16, 2021

In the eastern part of Asia, where China is located, the Chinese government follows Communist politics. For many years now, China has had genocide on the Uighur/Uyghurs.     "Some of the biggest...

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,...

Work will begin on the new performing arts center during the 2021-22 school year.

Under New Construction

NHS is set to earn a new performing arts center and a revamped third floor
Maddie McCrea, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Students and faculty will have to adapt to construction taking place in the next couple of years. Dr. David Kelly, Nixa High School principal, said they are planning on expanding the fine arts hallway....

Dealing with COVID Losses

Dealing with COVID Losses

Braden Dennis, Photo Editor March 1, 2021

COVID-19 has taken its toll on America with different mandates, social distancing protocols, excessive quarantines and shortages of supplies. However, at the heart of the pandemic is the deathly toll it...

The girl dancer sing to their theatre piece.

Unpredicted Virtue: A Musical Revue

Something different for audience to see
Hailey Webster, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

 With everything going on in the world, Nixa High School put on a performance that no one had seen before.  Allison Fleetwood, the head of the theater department, is directing the upcoming musical “Unpredicted...

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. moves into position alongside his wife, Jill Biden.

New Leadership

This year's inauguration brought mixed feelings among students
Maddie McCrea, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

From Jennifer Lopez performing to 25,000 National Guard troops throughout Washington, the 2021 Presidential Inauguration was unlike any other. COVID-19 played a role at the inauguration, requiring officials...

A community vigil to honor the memories of junior Ethan Dorris and eighth grader Jake Johnston took place Dec. 17 at Union Hill Church of Christ in Nixa.

Coming Home from Grief

Students have said too many goodbyes, but no student is ever alone
Gracie Schwarz, Copy Editor March 1, 2021

Stress continues to mount. COVID-19 cases and deaths are high, and only continue to rise. Times are hard, but teachers and administrators have worked to reach out and help those who are struggling with...

Soaring To Higher Scores

Soaring To Higher Scores

Carlie Peters, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Academic achievement is on display at Nixa High School. The ACT Wall in the commons features posters of those who scored a 31 or higher on the ACT. The long digital screen on the side of the wall shows...

Remembering Ethan Dorris

Remembering Ethan Dorris

Katelynn Gibson, Managing Editor March 1, 2021

People who were close to Ethan Dorris would tell you that he always made others laugh and had an abundant love for his family and friends. However, he had his inward struggles. Dorris’ friends and family...

Least of These volunteers quickly bag and load groceries to feed those with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Offering Help for Hunger

Least of These has been dishing out support amid the COVID-19 crisis
Gracie Schwarz, Copy Editor March 1, 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world, the United States and Christian County. Despite these setbacks, there are groups and organizations in the community willing to help those in...

Junior Lucas Finger, son of band teacher Craig Finger, was tested for COVID-19 at Nixa High School.

A new kind of test

Teachers and their children can get free rapid COVID tests at school
Darby Allen, Design Editor March 1, 2021

Tests are a normal part of the lives of students and teachers at Nixa High School, but as COVID-19 cases fluctuate, a new kind of test is rising — this test is for teachers. Missouri has provided Nixa...

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