Steelville News

Council wants city workers to use timeclocks, some say it shows a lack of trust

At the February 22 Steelville City Council meeting, aldermen questioned why time clocks have not been used as intended for city employees. Some present at the meeting questioned why they were necessary as opposed to time cards, noting it could be perceived as a lack of trust from the council to the employees.

Empty Bowls is Thursday, March 7

Steelville’s annual Empty Bowls event to help feed the hungry in our community will be held on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. at the high school. Tickets are $12 at the door, and that gets attendees a delicious soup dinner and dessert, in addition to a handmade bowl to take home.

Kindergarten and PreK Info Nights scheduled


Kindergarten Registration and Information Night for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., in the Steelville Elementary multipurpose room. Those who have a child who will be five years old on or before July 31, 2019 may register the child at this time. Please bring the following items:  official birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency (for example, a utility bill, a mortgage or rental agreement – the documentation must show the name and physical address).

Steelville students score well on state report

Steelville Schools earned almost 98 percent of points possible on its 2018 Annual Performance Report. Director of Learning Matt Hammonds reported on the results at the February 21 meeting of the school board. The board was pleased.