Nixa Public Schools are among a select group of districts recently recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for increasing access to Advanced Placement.
Nixa High School junior Sophia Jackson has been accepted into this year’s ACLU Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. During the week-long course, she will have the opportunity to meet and learn from some of the leading civil rights and civil liberties experts in the country.
Two Nixa students’ ceramic pieces were chosen for the National Ceramic Exhibition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which is held at the same time as the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference, the largest ceramic education conference in the world.
The Nixa Area Chapter of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting July 19 for Modern Woodmen of America to celebrate the new office at 107 W. Aldersgate Drive, Suite 12, in Nixa. To learn more about this business go to www.reps.modernwoodmen.org/manuel/Business.
The Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting July 19 for new member Crafty Calico Cupboard, at 1330 W. Schatz Lane in Nixa. To learn more about this new business go to www.facebook.com/Crafty-Calico-Cupboard-722460107851641.
While watching “The Jungle Book” with his kids recently, Nixa Public School’s Director of Elementary Education Kevin Kopp was inspired by a line from the movie: “The strength of the pack is the wolf, the strength of the wolf is the pack.”
Just because Nixa City Council is discussing the downtown sinkhole doesn’t mean that it’s a new topic or a danger. The sinkhole, Planning and Development Director Travis Cossey said, has been around for a long time on vacant property in the downtown area.
While Ozark projects many new things in the new year, at the front of its to-do list is to get a transportation sales tax passed in the April 4 election.
It took two meetings, but Jan. 17 Nixa City Council approved ballot language for an item on the April ballot. The issue will allow for the continuance of taxation on vehicles, boats and trailers purchased from a source other than a licensed Missouri dealer.