• Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

  • Updated:  July 26, 2021


    In order to better inform parents, students, and staff of the current situation of the district and how best to prepare for situations, the district will use three levels so that everyone can plan and prepare for what to expect.  Please note that the district could move quickly to Level 3 with little to no notice depending on the situation.


    The distirct will update its Safe Return To In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan (SRCSP) as needed throughout the year.  Check back for the most current update.


    For those needing the plan translated into other languages, please use the translation setting on the website.  Click on the "Translate Language" to choose your desired language.  If you need additional assistance, please contact the special services department at 417-724-6260.


    Current Situational Level:  Level 1 (Green Level)

    Updated July 26, 2021



    The district will consistently review the following in determining the current situational level of the district:

    1. Current community infection rates
    2. Current district infection/quarantine rates
    3. Current community vaccination rates
    4. Current student and staff vaccination rates
    5. Guidance from the CDC, DESE, Missouri Department of Health, as well as other appropriate agencies


    Level 1:  (Green Level)

    • School activities will be as normal as possible
    • Social distancing will be used when possible
    • Masks are highly recommended in all situations for students and staff (unless mandated by state or federal order).  The district may require visitors to use masks.
    • Cleaning and sanitizing is a priority for the safety of all students and staff.
    • Visitors to buildings will be restricted or limited
    • Hand washing/hand sanitizer will be available and frequently encouraged

     Level 2:  (Yellow Level)

    • Classes will either take place in person, not at all, or online if allowed by state.
    • Restrictions on school activities may be in place
    • Capacity and attendance limits may be established for events or school activities
    • Masks required for students and staff in all buildings for all students (kindergarten-12th grade) and any adults at all school activities on or off campus  (district procedures developed from CDC and health department).
    • Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing is a priority for the safety of all students and staff.
    • No visitors in buildings (includes parents)
    • Hand washing/hand sanitizer will be available and frequently encouraged

    Level 3:  (Red Level) 

    • Classes will not be in session in person.  Online learning will take place if allowed by state.
    • School buildings will be closed to students.  Staff will still work from school to administer online classes.  If any situation changes in the “Red Level” where it is not safe for staff to work from school, this will be adjusted to allow staff to work remotely.
    • Health screenings will occur prior to entering buildings.  Social distancing will be mandatory.
    • All activities will be canceled or rescheduled
    • Re-entry plan will be determined for safe return to school

Additional 2021-22 Plan Details

  • Overview

  • Transportation

  • Arrival/Dismissal

  • Breakfast and Lunch

  • Classrooms

  • Visitors

  • Volunteers

  • Cleaning/Hygiene/Respiratory Etiquette

  • Health Services (Nurse's Office)

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment, i.e. masking)

  • Travel Guidelines & Restrictions

  • Action Plan if Confirmed Case

  • Social and Emotional Health of Students and Staff

  • Did or Will Your Child Receive The Covid-19 Vaccine? Read This!

    If your child received the COVID-19 vaccine away from an on-site school clinic, please fill out the form below so we can make sure and update your child's health records. If your child does not have accurate vaccination records on file, they will have to quarantine in the event of international travel or exposure to COVID. 

    CLICK HERE to fill out the form for the first vaccine. We will follow up with you when your second dose is scheduled to fill out another form and load a copy of the vaccination card.


    Vaccine Locations

    Students ages 12 years of age or older are now eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. As of this writing, the following options are available for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for student ages 12 and above.  Students 18+ can receive the Moderna or J&J vaccines.:

    1. Alps Pharmacy in Nixa.
    2. Walgreens: Click here to schedule
    3. Mercy can be scheduled by clicking HERE.
    4. CoxHealth appointments here or call 417-269-1300.
    5. Vaccinefinder.org and search for Pfizer only
    6. Jordan Valley have walk-in vaccine appointments available at main clinic

  • Daily Health Assessment


    Review this daily health assessment to see if your child should stay home and/or be tested for COVID-19 or provide a doctor's note.


    Revise esta evaluación de salud diaria para ver si su hijo debe quedarse en casa y / o hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 o proporcionar una nota del médico.



    COVID-19 Testing Information

    Listed below is a list of local organizations who are providing both rapid and non-rapid COVID-19 testing.


    The district will require testing for any of the following COVID-19 symptoms.  Please contact the building nurse directly with any questions due to a medical condition that may exhibit these symptoms.  You can find their contact information HERE.

    • Fever or chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue (tired and unwell)

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

  • Hy-Vee

  • Christian County COVID Clinic

  • John's RX

  • GoHealth Urgent Care

  • Ozark Valley Medical Clinic

  • CVS Health

  • Walgreens

  • Alps Pharmacy

COVID-19 Updates + FAQs

  • 2021-22 Attendance

  • Mask Accommodation Forms for Students

  • Can a student wear a face shield instead of a cloth covering?

  • Plan Approval and Public Feedback Dates

  • Appropriate Accommodations For Children With Disabilities

Resources and Helpful Links

  • Internet Access and or Paper - List of Providers

  • Nixa Schools' Mobile App

  • Family Assistance

  • Care To Learn