Cuba News

Early numbers show good APR data for Cuba schools

            During January’s meeting of the Cuba School Board, Assistant Superintendent Myra Siebert shared some preliminary results from last year’s Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing. Also included in her report was a look at some other data that will be included in the district’s Annual Performance Report (APR), which is expected to be released in mid-March.

Council hires new street supervisor

            The city of Cuba has a new Street Department supervisor to replace Dennis Chandler, who announced his retirement last year. After approving the new department head during its January 17 meeting, aldermen are now looking to fill a position left open by the move, along two other job openings.

School board honors students, teacher at January meeting

ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTOR HONORED - Cuba Elementary Special Education teacher Jamie Stein (center) was recognized during January’s School Board meeting for “the positive effect she has on the culture of Cuba Elementary.”

Rezoning approved for new subdivision

            During its meeting on January 17, the Cuba City Council officially approved a pair of rezoning requests to allow for multi-family housing and commercial development on a new subdivision being developed on the western edge of town.

School board approves plan for continued valedictorian, salutatorian recognition

            During its meeting on January 19, the Cuba School Board approved a policy change that will allow for continued recognition of senior class valedictorians and salutatorians. The honors were previously going to be phased out beginning with the class of 2022.