School has been in session in Steelville for two weeks and, although there have been some challenges in the inclusion of virtual learning, and some related to COVID-19, overall, administrators have reported things are going well.
The Steelville Missouri Community Betterment group is hosting its first annual suicide prevention walk on Sunday, September 27 at 1 p.m. at the Steelville City Park.
In a facilities update presented at the September Steelville School Board meeting, board members approved a final change order on the work completed in the front of the downtown campus, heard about the completion of the LP tank project, and expressed concerns about the delay of the gymnasium project.
More research will need to be completed before the Steelville City Council will make a determination on a request to waive insurance requirements for a pit bull dog living inside the city limits. The dog is a service animal and as such, there are questions on whether the requirement applies.
Free meals will be offered to local children in the Steelville School District beginning next week. On Friday, September 11, Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker announced the district had received word that it qualifies for the “Free Meals for All Students” program. The program falls under the USDA, which announced the extension of the summer meal programs in order to continue to serve free meals to all children into the fall months, as funding allows.