School district looking to survey community on future planning

           The St. James Board of Education agreed to move forward with working with ExcellenceK12 to create a community survey to aid with future planning. Superintendent Tim Webster said this will help gauge what areas the community feel is important when the district updates its short and long-term plans.

Red Regiment begins competition season

            The Red Regiment Marching Band kicked off the marching season with a competition at the Sullivan Marching Festival on Saturday, September 17. The band finished in second place in its class and brought home an Outstanding Auxiliary award.

Cuba school staff may soon have workout area

            The Cuba School Board accepted a wide range of reports from the district’s administrators during its monthly meeting on September 21. Among the items reported was a project that could soon provide staff members with their own workout room.

Grant check presented

The St. James Kiwanis Club President Cheryl Palmer (left) and Education Grant Chairperson Caryl Mussing (right) presented Cody Garver with the first half of his Education Grant.

Senior Companions honors retiring commissioner

The Senior Companion Program recognized Randy Verkamp, Phelps County’s Presiding Commissioner, at their monthly in-service meeting September 20 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park Pavilion.