John Thomas School of Discovery


  • Scholastic Book Fairs, Happy Camper Book Fair, S'more fun with books!


    Hello, explorers! Are you ready for s'more amazing books? Then make tracks to our Happy Camper Book Fair, where you will find a wonderful selection of engaging, affordable books for every reading level. 


    We invite you to visit our Happy Camper Book Fair Feb. 13-17. Students will have the opportunity to shop or make wish lists during their regular library classes, as well as during the school day.


    Don't forget, if you have trouble finding a specific book or are unable to shop in person, the online fair runs through Monday, Feb. 20. And all orders ship free to school.


    Book Fair Hours:  8:10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday

                                   8:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday


    Special Evening Hours: 5:00 - 8 p.m. Monday (First Grade Concert Night)


    Online Shopping:  Now through Feb. 20 at


    Volunteer Opportunities: Online Sign-Up Form


    Remember, campers, all purchases benefit our school!

    Thanks for your support,
    Mrs. Eiche



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School Hours and Contact Information

  • JTSD receives Carnegie STEM Excellent Pathway John Thomas School of Discovery JTSD is STEM Accredited


    Dr. Jennifer Chastain, Principal
    Garrett Lowder, Assistant Principal

    312 N. Market St.

    Nixa, Missouri 65714

    (417) 875-5600  


    School Hours

    Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Two-Hour Late Start Time 10:30 a.m.

    Half Day Dismissal 12:30 p.m.