March 25, 2019
QuickNews TV: Century Puppet Show
Kara Speights' second-graders picked a famous American to not only research and write about their lives, but take it a step further and prepare to act as their person in a puppet show. This helped the students work on their reading, writing, and public speaking skills all at the same time.
2019-20 Kindergarten Registration and Screening Information
Kindergarten Registration:  Registration will be held at the Registration Center, located at 308 S. Little Eagle Dr.,  Monday, March 25-Friday, April 5 . Registration is for kindergarten students that will be five years old on or before July 31, 2019. If your child is a current ELC or ECC student at Nixa Public Schools, you do not need to attend kindergarten registration.

Kindergarten Screening:  All students that will be attending kindergarten on August 13, 2019 including current ELC and ECC preschool students will rotate through various activity stations with their peers. Dates for this screening are available at nixakindergarten.net .
Can't Make it to the Polls on April 2? Absentee Vote!
Don't forget to absentee vote by Monday, April 1 at 5 p.m. at the Christian County Clerk office in Ozark if you cannot make the April 2 election day!
Ballot Issue Community Forum on Tuesday, March 26
We would like to invite you to our final community forum on the April 2 ballot issues. You can also find a video, full details, and frequently asked questions at  www.nixabondissue.net .
  • Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. (hosted by Espy and Inman PTA): Nixa High School library. Enter through front of high school and library is just to the right past the office. This meeting will include a school board candidate forum.
As always you can email any questions you have to  gearlloden@nixaschools.net  or  zacrantz@nixaschools.net .
Now Hiring School Bus Drivers!
We are looking for bus drivers! Training is provided for CDL. Get recruitment bonuses and have flexible hours. If you are interested in applying, or have any questions, please call  417-724-1555 .
Support Nixa Project Graduation at Piccolo
Grab dinner at Piccolo on March 26 anytime between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Piccolo will donate 15% of your purchase to Nixa's project graduation! Present this flyer to your waiter or waitress.
Is Your Business Interested in Participating in Our Nixa Student Job Fair?
Nixa High School will be hosting a student job fair on April 3 from 11 a.m. 12:45 p.m. This is a great opportunity to get your business in front of students looking for a job with companies in the area. If you would like to purchase a table, or have questions about the event please email Emily Wilson, emilywilson@nixaschools.net , or Zac Rantz, zacrantz@nixaschools.net .
Spring & Summer
Athletic Camps
Spring and Summer athletic camps are open for sign ups! All 2019 camps for elementary, junior high, and high school students are  listed here .

The registration deadline for volleyball camps is Friday, April 7!
Nixa JROTC Places 3rd Overall at Smith-Cotton Drill Competition
Nixa JROTC Drill Team competed at Smith-Cotton High School where they won 10 trophies including 2nd in the Armed Division, 3rd in the Unarmed Division, and overall placement of 3rd for the Competition. The competition consisted of nine regional schools from both Missouri and Kansas. Additionally, Nixa JROTC secured 4 out of 10 placements in the Individual Drill Down. Braiden Lewis, a Jr. High student, placed 1st overall in the Individual Drill Down event out of over 100 other high school students.
Nixa Ranks 32nd in the State According to SchoolDiggers
Nixa Public Schools was ranked #32 out of 493 school districts ranked. Nixa High School was ranked #11, Nixa Junior High was ranked #42, and Mathews Elementary was ranked #44.  
Career and Technical Education Survey
The Office of College and Career Readiness would like to know how the current career and technical education programming is perceived by students, parents and guardians, business leaders, school counselors, and other educators. Please take a moment to fill out the survey below by April 12.
Artist of the Week
Artist of the Week: Madison Gosch-Morris
Madison Gosch-Morris is a senior and has been actively involved in the art program for the last three years, including summer school. Her strongest medium is charcoal where she is able to create hyper realistic works of art. This year she won a $500 scholarship at Fordland’s Wild West Days Art Contest. When asked what art means to her she answered, “Art has been an eye opener to a world beyond belief – a world of possibility.”
Nixa in the News
Stop by the Christian Associates Thrift Store to shop 
or donate unwanted furniture, clothes, household items, and more.
Athletic Scores and Upcoming Games
Thursday, March 21

Baseball at Logan-Rogersville: W 11-5
JV Baseball at Logan-Rogersville: W 14-4

Friday, March 22

JV Womens Soccer at Rock Bridge: W 2-0
Varsity Women's Soccer at Rock Bridge: W 2-1

Monday, March 25

Men's Golf at Bogey Hills Invitational: 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. Carl Junction: 4:30 p.m.
Freshman Baseball at Carl Junction: 4:30 p.m.
JV Women's Soccer vs. Waynesville: 5 p.m.
Varsity Women's Soccer vs. Waynesville: 6:30 p.m.
JV Baseball vs. Carl Junction: 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26

Women's Track and Field at JV Waynesville Meet: 4 p.m.
Varsity Men's Tennis vs. Logan-Rogersville: 4 p.m.
JV Mens Tennis vs. Logan-Rogersville: 4 p.m.
Men's Track and Field at JV Waynesville Meet: 4 p.m.
Varsity Baseball at Glendale: 4:30 p.m.
Eighth-Grade Softball at Ozark (A): 4:30 p.m.
Seventh-Grade Softball at Ozark (A): 4:30 p.m.
Freshman Baseball at Glendale: 4:30 p.m.
Eighth-Grade Softball at Ozark (B): 7 p.m.
Seventh-Grade Softball at Ozark (B): 7 p.m.
JV Baseball at Glendale: 7 p.m.

For more scores and upcoming games visit NixaAthletics.net