Steelville High School seniors in the Class of 2018 received a total of $210,069 in scholarship monies to continue their education after graduation. Scholarships were announced at the Senior Award Night held at the high school on Thursday, May 10, and printed inside the graduation programs for the commencement ceremony held on Sunday, May 20.
The St. James Board of Education approved changes to the salary schedule and changes to the Extra T.I.M.E. stipend program, which provides teachers with the opportunity to earn more money while tutoring or mentoring students in the district. Changes in the program provided additional money in the budget to add money into the salary schedule for longer tenured teachers.
The John F. Hodge High School Class of 2018 celebrated the final days of their high school careers together during graduation ceremonies on Sunday. Meeting in the middle school gym, the senior class received their diplomas in front of a capacity crowd of family and friends as they celebrated the end of their high school journey together.
Graduating seniors at Cuba High School completed their secondary school education by accepting diplomas at a commencement ceremony held inside Mike Voigt Gymnasium on Saturday night. A total of 85 seniors walked across the stage that night, taking their diplomas in hand and celebrating the end of their high school careers. Many of them will now prepare for a post-secondary education, while others enter the military or the labor workforce.
The Newburg Days organization will host a fish fry on Friday, June 8 at the Red Shed in Doolittle from 5-9 p.m.
For a week in September 2016, the 68th Missouri Photo Workshop took Cuba, Missouri by storm. Besides the staff, it included 46 photographers from 15 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries. Participants were responsible for finding a topic, taking and editing photos, meeting with workshop staff for critiques, and creating a lasting series of photos that were exhibited to the public at the Cuba High School gym at the end of the week.