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    New Student Electives: 2019-20


    8th Grade Course Electives 2019-20

     7th Grade Course Electives 2019-20


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    8th Grade

    7th Grade






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    Mrs. Costello-7th Grade and Mrs. Doubrava-8th Grade

    Mrs. Kleinsmith-Part Time Counselor

     Ms. Jenni: Program Assistant/Attendance


    8th Grade Counselor

    Nancy Doubrava - nancydoubrava@nixaschools.net

    My name is Nancy Doubrava and this is my 11th year as a School Counselor. This is my 6th year at Nixa Public Schools.  This is truly the best school!

    I have been married to Brian for 12 years and we have 2 children.  Declan is 7 and Stella is 3 years old. 

    They keep us very busy!  I love to spend time with my family and friends, run, Crossfit, read, and watch my favorite television shows.

     I am excited to work with the 8th grade students at Nixa Junior High.

    Every day is exciting and brings new challenges. I love being a counselor and am so thankful to have the opportunity to work with you.

    I work with a wonderful team of administrators, Mrs. Costello, teachers, and staff.

     Stop by and see me!


    7th Grade Counselor

    Tiffany Costello - tiffanycostello@nixaschools.net


     Part Time Counselor

    Kari Kleinsmith- karikleinsmith@nixaschools.net

    My name is Kari Kleinsmith and this is my 33rd year in education. I retired with Nixa Public Schools in May and am
    so excited to return to the JH two days a week.

    I have been married to Stephen for 28 years and we have been blessed with two sons. Our oldest Elijah lives and works
    in Kansas City and Jacob is attending OTC.

    I am excited to help in the counseling office at the Junior High this year. ?I believe counseling is all about relationships:
    expressing genuine care and concern, offering comfort and support, and hope for healing.

    Please stop by and see me.



    Program Assistant/Attendance

    Jenni McCarthy - jennimccarthy@nixaschools.net


    My name is Jenni McCarthy and I am the Nixa Junior High School program assistant to our counselors. 

    My daily duties are assisting our JH counselors, attendance and records management. 

    This is my fifth year working for Nixa Public Schools. 

    Prior to working for Nixa Public Schools I was a mortgage loan processor and teller supervisor in the banking business.


    I have been married to my husband Jason for almost 20 years. 

    My greatest joy is being a mother to our son Justin and our daughter Jordyn. 

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, boating, and fishing.


    This is the most rewarding job I have ever had.  I could not ask for a job that I love more. 

    Each day is new and different.  I love working with junior high aged students and our amazing, fun and caring teachers and staff. 

    I hope your child enjoys the experiences he/she will have at the Nixa Junior High School.


    Nixa Junior High School Counselor's Mission

    Nixa Junior High School counselors design, implement, and maintain the school counselor program that aligns with the educational mission and philosophies of the Nixa School District. Our goal is to empower every students to develop competencies in academic achievement, personal and social development, and career planning.