Steelville News

School to celebrate end of year at park

    The city of Steelville has approved a request for the Steelville School District to
utilize the Steelville City Park for a drive-through celebration marking the end of the school year. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. A special Senior Celebration for the Class of 2020 will begin at 8 p.m.

Three Steelville FFA members earn state awards

• Bass is state winner in outdoor recreation proficiency award area
    Three Steelville FFA members won state level awards last week, with one earning the top honor in his area. Trent Bass won the Missouri FFA Outdoor Recreation Proficiency Award. He also earned his State FFA Degree, along with fellow Steelville FFA members Timber Adams and Sarah Hajek. The awards were announced on April 22.

Class of 2020 reflects on an untimely end of school careers

    The Steelville High School Class of 2020 is ending their public school careers at home instead of in the school buildings as a result of the COVID-10 pandemic. The Steelville Star asked seniors to answer some questions about this unprecedented end to their big year and their plans for the future. The following are the questions and the responses received as of our print deadline for this week.

School board discusses cost of SRO - UPDATED with city council discussion

    Steelville schools may have to reconsider having a School Resource Officer (SRO) for the district. At the school board meeting held on April 16, the board agreed to postpone a decision until June, pending further financial information. There are concerns about a potential for decreased revenues because of the current climate resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.