Cuba News

Cuba board reviews preliminary MAP results

            Assistant Superintendent Myra Siebert presented the Cuba School Board with preliminary results from the district’s 2022 MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) testing. Final results were originally set to be released by now but have been delayed until the spring.

School board approves first four-day calendar

           The Cuba School Board has approved the district’s calendar for the 2023-24 school year, which will be the first full year students will be attending classes four days a week. There will be no classes on Mondays except just prior to Thanksgiving and if snow day make-up dates have to be scheduled.

Utility billing problem announced by city

            On Thursday, January 19, the city of Cuba announced that “due to technical difficulties beyond its control there has been a delay in retrieving all necessary information to compute utility bills for all consumption of December 2022.” The issue means December bills will be short one week and January bills will have an extra week.

Registration open for ‘Race to the Rocker’

            Running the Rails on Route 66 is transitioning back to a “Race to the Rocker” this year and registration for the race is now open. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 25.

Chamber makes donation to Booster Coub

The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce recently presented a $12,000 check to the Cuba Athletic Booster Club.