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Nixa Public Schools helps out 700 students, hands out $100K worth of supplies at annual back-to-school bash

Nixa Public Schools holds its fifth annual back-to-school bash.
Nixa Public Schools holds its fifth annual back-to-school bash.(Nixa Public Schools)
Published: Aug. 14, 2021 at 1:04 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 14, 2021 at 6:15 PM CDT
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NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - Nixa Public Schools held its fifth annual back-to-school bash, helping more than 700 students ahead of the new school year.

Organizers provided several items to children from all grades in need, including new backpacks, some school supplies, hygiene kits, and even a new pair of shoes. Some students also received new books, food and hair cuts at the event.

Nixa Public Schools representative Zac Rantz said the district is expecting a record number of attendees this year. The district is planning to hand out more than $100,000 worth of supplies, which all came from community donations.

The back-to-school bash ran from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Nixa Junior High School.

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