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Daily Announcements - February 12, 2019

Who's Your Crush?  FCCLA is taking orders during lunches on Feb 11, 12 and 13 for Valentine Crush!  $1 per Crush.  

Red (Strawberrry Crush) = Love

Purple (Grape Crush) = Secret Admirer

Orange (Orange Crush) = Friendship

Orders wll be delivered during Advisory on Valentine's Day!  We have another meeting on Tuesday, February 12, after school.  



The Honors Placement Test for English I will be next Wednesday, February 20th, from 3:00-4:30 in Mrs. Dunagan's room (S10).  You will need your Chromebook.  Do not be late.  You may leave when you finish - you do not have to stay until 4:30.  Eligible 9th grade students (and their parents/guardians) received an email a couple of weeks ago with all of this information.


JROTC for today (Tues, Feb 12) has been cancelled.  We will practice tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb 13.  



FBLA will deliver flowers on Valentine's Day, 7th hour, for $1.50 per flower.  They will take orders in the mornings in the gym and during lunches Feb 7-13.  Flowers will be delivered anonymously.  You can pay $1.00 to Mr. Moulder to find out the sender.  However, students may pay $1.00 when you order to keep ALL flowers secret.  




Spring Track News:  Start date is Feb 19.  MSHAA meeting is Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm.  Track parent/athlete meeting is Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm.  Facebook page that works like a webpage so that athletes and their parents can reeive updates.  Go and "Like" "Nixa Junior High Track."  Instagram account that we use for pictures and fun is "nixajuniorhightrackandxc."  Remind Info (required to join for athletes): @njhanddf to the number 81010 or from the website or app:   Google Drive-link will be sent out on Facebook and Remind.  Google Classroom - info will be sent out closer to first practice.  You need to complete 14 practices to compete.  Even though we start Feb 19, athletes can join later if there are conflits.  There may be optional practices on the weekends and during Spring Break for those who need to get practices in or for those that want an extra workout.  Practices will end at 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.  Pick up will be at the track unless we have bad weather then we will practice indoors and pick up will be in the front of the school.  Full practice schedules will be handed out on the first day of practice.  Athletes must have a current sports physical (dated on or after Feb 1, 2018) on file in the main office.  Students or parents may email to scheck status of their physical on file.  You must bring a water bottle every day in order to practice.  We will have water bottles available for $1 if you forget.  Weight lifting after school on Mon, Tue and Thur from 3:00-4:00 pm for those interested in pole vaulting and throwing.  Any other questions please email or



 Tonight is NJH Girls Basketball night at the high school game.  Athletes should arrive at NHS by 6:45-7:00 pm.  The team will get called down to the courts around 7:15 pm (approximately). 


FCA Club:  Fellowship of Christian Athletes - we meet on Friday mornings @ 7:10 in the auditorium.  See Coach Cook or Coach West if you have any questions.  You do not have to be on a school sports team to participate.



Math Grading in the Flex Room 6:45-7:15 am is daily.  Students are welcome to come grade redos, absent work, and let a math teacher help with quick questions from your practice.  Doors near the main office (south side) automatically unlock at 6:45 am.


Game Club:  Library on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 pm - See Mrs. Harris in the library for more information.


FBLA:  Future Buisness Leaders of America - meets on Tuesdays from 3:00-3:30 pm.  Mr. Moulder's classroom


Book Club:  Wednesdays after school until 4:00 pm in room E12 - See Mr. Blaue with any questions you might have.



Power Hours are now being held weekly on Monday evenings from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Flex Room.  There are two math teachers and one English teacher available.   Any student may attend to receive additional help, make up tests (prearranged with teachers), utilize WiFi, work on group projects, etc.  Student will sign out as a record of their attendance.


Lost Your ID! - Have you lost your 1st and 2nd ID??  Any ID after your 2nd ID costs $5.00 each.  Please have your parent or guardian go to SchoolPay and pay for your ID today.  Here is the link:  Once you have paid for your additional ID on SchoolPay, let Mrs. McCarthy, in the counselor's office know, and she will get your ID printed for you.


Box Tops Info:  Science teachers are once again collecting Box Tops.   The funds from these are being used to purchase science equipment.  If you have any questions, please ask your science teacher.  Thank you!



Valentine's Spirit Week:  Monday/Love of Travel; Tuesday/Love of Friendship; Wednesday/Love of Animals; Thursday/Have a Heart Day; and Friday/Love of Nixa Day


Calendar of Events

Feb 12 - FCCLA After School Until 4:00 pm

Feb 12 - JROTC Cancelled

Feb 13 - JROTC Practice After School

Feb 14 - FBLA Delivers Flowers 7th Hour - Cost is $1.50

Feb 15 - NJH Choir Recruitment Tour - JTSD, Summit, Inman - 2nd-4th Hours

Feb 16 - Iron Chef Competition 9am-12pm @ NJH Commons Area

Feb 18 - No School - President's Day - 3rd Snow Day Makeup Date

Feb 19 - 8th Graders Assembly - High School Counselors - Silver/Red Day

Feb 19 - Great Read with a Latte After School

Feb 19 - Track Practice Begins Today

Feb 20 - Honors Placement Test for English I 3:00-4:30 - Room S10

Feb 21 - 8th Graders Assembly - High School Counselors - Gray/White Day

Feb 25 - Parent-Teacher Conferences

Feb 26 - Great Read with a Latte After School

Feb 28 - Parent-Teacher Conferences

Mar 1 - No School

Mar4-5 - 7th Grade Student Interest Projects Presented

Mar 5 - Great Read with a Latte After School

Mar 7 - End of 3rd Qtr - Full Day of Classes

Mar 8 - No School

Mar 11-15 - Spring Break

Mar 18 - Great Read with a Latte After School

Mar 19 - Track Parent/Coach Mtg - 5:00 pm

Mar 19 - Track MSHAA Meeting - 6:00 pm

Mar 29 - Spring Sports Pep Assembly

Apr 1 -  No School - 4th Snow Day Make Up Date 

Apr 6 - Willard Speech Tournament

Apr 19 - No School - Easter Break - 5th Snow Day Make Up Date

Apr 27 - Republic Speech Tournament

May 3 - Large Group Choir Contest/trip to SDC - First & Calvary Church 8:20 am-7:00 pm

May 3 - NEF Gala

May 4 - Speech Tournament @ Branson (Districts) - SMSAT

May 13 - Spring Choir Contest - High School Auditorium - concert at 6:30 pm

May 14 - Eaglepalooza - 5:00-7:00 pm

May 21 - Awards Assemblies - 7th @ 7:55 - 8th @ 9:00

May 21 - Last Day - School Dismissed @ 11:45 am

May 27 - Memorial Day - School Offices Closed


New to District Students: 

go to  Select New Student Registration

Our District Registration Center is located at 308 South Little Eagle Drive.  417-724-3883 or fax 417-724-3887.  Email is

Directions: Go south on 160/Campbell Ave past McDonalds to the next stop light at South St.  Turn east on South St and go.2 miles to Little Eagle Dr and turn left.



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