Hixson Middle School has been recognized as a Missouri Green School! The recognition is for the school's commitment to improving the health and wellness of students and staff, lowering their environmental impact, and providing place-based education.
Recognized as a Sprout school, Hixson involves school administration, begins to benchmark and track improvement, and sets goals towards further advancement of green and healthy practices.
MGS is a state level recognition and support program co-managed by the U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Gateway Chapter and the Missouri Environmental Education Association. MGS annually recognizes schools for initiatives ranging from designing accessible gardens to establishing diverse Green Teams which foster Whole-School Sustainability.