The first day of school in Steelville has been postponed to Tuesday, September 8. School board members met briefly on the morning of Thursday, August 6, and voted to approve the recommendation from Superintendent Mike Whittaker to push the date back.
Steelville School Board members held a special meeting on Tuesday, July 28 to make some decisions on how to move forward with plans for the 2020-21 school year. The nearly two-hour meeting was primarily focused on two issues—learning options for beginning school and mask/face-covering requirements.
At the Steelville City Council meeting on Monday, July 22, Alderman Duane DeRennaux addressed the council about issues with dogs running loose in the city.
The Steelville School District announced today (July 24) that an individual who attended a recent practice has tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Mike Whittaker released the following statement:
More than $50,000 in additional construction costs for the elementary/middle school project were approved by the Steelville Board of Education at its regular meeting held July 16. The board also approved moving the propane tank on campus.