Cuba High School announced Monday that CHS math teacher Jaclyn Campos has been selected as an Outstanding Beginning Teacher by the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Campos is a first-year teacher and graduate of Cuba High School and Missouri S&T in Rolla.
The Cuba High School dance team competed at the state competition on February 27 and finished third in Hip-Hop and fourth in Prop. All the eligible girls (non-freshmen) on this year’s team also received awards for Academic All-State, with Baylee Marquez getting top honors with a 4.0 grade point average.
Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce gathered at Grey Eagle Distributors last week to officially welcome the company to Cuba. Grey Eagle, which is headquartered in the St. Louis area and is Missouri’s largest Anheuser-Busch distributor, purchased Mullally Distributing in February.
The annual Running the Rails on Route 66 is back on schedule for 2021. The race was delayed until late October last year due to the pandemic, but this year the event is back on its normal spring schedule and is set for March 20.
The city of Cuba officially announced Monday that city hall will be reopening for public business on April 5. Mayor Cody Leathers had informed the council about the plan during last week’s first March meeting.