Steelville News

School board sets 2020-21 calendar, extending length of school day

    Steelville School Board members approved a calendar for the 2020-21 school year at their monthly meeting on Thursday, February 20. It includes a later start date and an additional 10 minutes for each school day.

City Superintendent reports on utility department

    Steelville City Superintendent Jason Evans provides reports to the city council at each meeting—giving information on work underway and completed, requesting approval for needed purchases, and discussing other utility related issues. At the January 21 meeting, Evans told the council that he’d received a request from the Baptist Church Retreat Center located on Highway AA.

City not following state law on financial reporting

    The city of Steelville is behind on financial reports, including at least one required by law. Missouri state law says that cities of Steelville’s size must publish a financial statement every six months, but the last one the city published was in 2018. The city is also behind on annual financial audits—the last one of those completed was for fiscal year 2016.

Freshmen take SHS homecoming crowns

    The 2020 Steelville High School Homecoming king is Kyle Killeen and the queen is Courtney Diaz. The two freshmen were crowned at the ceremony held between the JV and varsity boys basketball games against Bourbon on Friday, Feb 7.