Winter storms in the month of December have necessitated changes to the current school calendar. The Cuba Board of Education authorized amending the calendar last week, upon the recommendation of Superintendent Johnny Thompson.
Chymiak Family Foundation supporting literacy program at R-2 Schools
With financial underwriting made possible by the Chymiak Family Foundation, the Cuba school district will begin participating in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library next spring. The program promises to put free books in the hands of preschool-aged children, in an effort to encourage good reading habits and improve overall reading skills as kids enter the elementary education system.
City council cuts out summer ball payment
Steelville aldermen approved a new “Contract for Ball Programs” for the Steelville Sports Club at a special meeting held Monday. The new contract came about as a result of a recent miscommunication between the two entities wherein the Sports Club made alterations to bleachers near the ball diamonds.
FFA has plants for sale
Vegetables and flowers are now available at the Steelville High School Greenhouse. Students from the greenhouse class and FFA are selling the plants to raise funds to support next year’s greenhouse and other FFA activities. The greenhouse is open every day school is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Annual Yadkin Creek Duck Race, sponsored by the Steelville High School Class of 2014, will be held this Saturday, April 19 beginning at 1 p.m.
SMS Social Studies Teacher Jennifer Whitson’s students are hard at work on several more projects to honor veterans—this time involving those who served during the Vietnam era.