Steelville News

Steelville School District Report

The following information was submitted by building principals to school board members at their regular meeting held on September 20. Candice Richter is Steelville Elementary School Principa, Stephanie Billingsley is Steelville Middle School Principal, and Steven Vetter is Steelville High School Principal.

City council agrees to move forward with SRO

After two recent, heated council meetings, the Steelville Board of Aldermen didn’t take long on Monday to agree on a proposal to offer a School Resource Officer position to the Steelville School District. At the regular council meeting held on September 24, all four aldermen voted in favor of moving forward with a contract with the local schools.

STE makes Book Buzz donation to school library

Laura Martin (center) of Steelville Telephone is joined by Lucy Harmon (left) ad Illa Pfeiffer to show off the September Book Buzz books recently donated by Steelville Telephone to the Steelville School Library as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.

Large claims plague school insurance consortium

The Steelville School Board heard a report from the district’s health insurance consortium manager at their September 20 meeting. He reported the overall financial health of the consortium is not meeting goals, but they are working to make improvements.

School board discusses facilities planning

Steelville School Board members are moving forward with considering future facilities options for the district. At a meeting on September 20, the group approved plans for the construction of a new bus shed, talked about purchasing additional real estate, and touched on what to do with the old middle school building. The board also agreed to schedule a special meeting focused specifically on future plans for district facilities.