Davenport, Edgar crowned royal couple at CHS Homecoming ~ w PHOTO GALLERY

Caitlin Edgar and Lucas Davenport were crowned the new senior queen and king at Cuba High School’s Football Homecoming 2016. The crowning ceremony took place Friday night on the football field, prior to kickoff in the varsity game against St. Pius X.

School board hears MAP test results before they go public

The latest round of MAP test results will be made public soon, and the Cuba School Board discussed the preliminary findings at their September meeting. While Assistant Superintendent Kim Robinson presented the board with a detailed report on the score results, she pointed out that schools statewide are essentially creating a new baseline for evaluation, due to recent changes in the test.

Cuba man charged with stealing copper wire

A Cuba man has been charged with felony stealing in connection with the theft of copper wire from a storage trailer. The theft was alleged to have occurred in June of 2015.

A Crawford County Sheriff’s Department deputy was dispatched to a location on the North Service Road in Bourbon on June 3, 2015, in reference to a reported theft from Promaco, Inc., a plastic injection molding business. The owner of the business stated he found that a storage trailer parked behind his building had been broken into, and a roll of copper wire with an estimated value of $4,000 was missing from it.

Girls Scouts collect items for care packages

CARE PACKAGES FOR THE COMMUNITY – The local Girl Scout Troop #154 made a donation of care packages to Crawford County R-2 Schools for students of various ages that included hygiene items. This donation was a project to give back to the community that helped the troop earn their Bronze award. The following girls who presented the care packages to Jennifer Shearer, School Based Social Worker (right) were Tabitha Brown, Aubrey Scharfenburg, Oliva Hensley, Mackenzie Scharfenburg, Rylee Black, Kirstin Nix, Hanna Ament, Hallie McMillian, Madison Morrow, Ciara Lunsford, Kaylee Fulliam. Not pictured: Kiara Wilson and Shiloh Vandegriffe.

R2 school board receives training

    The Crawford County R-2 Board of Education participated in a board development workshop sponsored by the Missouri School Boards’ Association on September 14. The workshop emphasized the importance of collaboration between the board and the superintendent to improve student achievement and district performance.