Nixa High School Holding “Awareness Day”

Juniors and Seniors at Nixa High School will be participating in “Awareness Day” on Friday, with the opportunity to learn about a variety of issues from area experts.

The programs will take place during the student’s usual morning class times of 8 a.m. to 11 a.m..

Some of the topics that students will be able to learn about include:

  • Dangers of Vaping (Keynote Speaker) James Brawner from Cox Health
  • Importance of Sleep: Mercy Sleep Center
  • Healthy Relationships: The Victim Center
  • Dangers of Substance Abuse: Alternatives Counseling
  • Mental Health and Wellness: Burrell Behavioral Center, Nixa School Psychologist Amanda Ford
  • Comprehensive Health: Ryan Widel
  • The Benefits of Therapy Dogs in School Counseling: Nancy Doubrava and Tina Russell (Nixa School Counselors)
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