Students in the Cuba School District are looking at changes to the district’s calendar, now and for the 2020-21 school year. A change adding four days to the 2019-20 calendar was approved by the board of education at its February 19 meeting.
Students at Cuba Elementary School are excited to show off the February Book Buzz books donated to the school library by the Cuba Kiwanis Club as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
In a special meeting called on February 21, the Cuba Board of Alderman approved a bid for a new HVAC system for the police department.
Viva Cuba, a community beautification group, has announced two upcoming events as part of the Tree Resource and Maintenance (TRIM) grant program from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). TRIM is a competitive, cost-share tree care program administered by MDC in partnership with the Missouri Community Forest Council to assist government entities and nonprofit groups with the management, improvement, or conservation of trees on public lands.
The Cuba School District’s budget is in good shape for the remainder of the 2019-20 fiscal year, despite the fact the school had to make a $350,000 health insurance assessment payment last November, Superintendent Jon Earnhart told the board at its regular meeting on February 19. Work is also beginning on next year’s budget.