Steelville Schools earned almost 98 percent of points possible on its 2018 Annual Performance Report. Director of Learning Matt Hammonds reported on the results at the February 21 meeting of the school board. The board was pleased.
Plans are in place to make needed improvements to the old schoolhouse at Hoppe Spring Park and to the Steelville Community Building. City Supervisor Jason Evans presented details on needs for both structures at the first February city council meeting. Maintenance on the schoolhouse is not anticipated to be costly, but upgrades to the community building could be, and Evans suggested a multi-year plan to implement those.
Steelville fire personnel have responded to four structure fires in the local district in the last two weeks, and they assisted at a fourth alarm fire in Potosi on Saturday night, February 16.
Luke Sutton loves to run. “I enjoy running so much because it’s been something humans have done for thousands of years in order to survive, something we’ve adapted to do,” he said. “Although the times have changed since then, I still think it’s an important activity to continue. It’s good for the body and mind, and I just think there’s a lot we can benefit from (through) running.”
To know the direction art is heading in the 21st century, just watch what college and university art students are creating. The Steelville Arts Council is presenting the sixth annual exhibition of the art of students attending colleges and universities held at Gallery Zeke throughout March.