Cuba News

Cuba schools reduce quarantine times

    Cuba School District students who are exposed to COVID-19 on campus or at home no longer have to quarantine for an extended period of time as long as they remain symptom free. During its meeting on October 21, the R-2 School Board approving shortening quarantine times from 10 to six days for those exposed at school and from 14 to 10 days for those living with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Council designates ARPA funds for sewer improvements

    The city of Cuba will us use approximately $660,000 in federal stimulus money to help pay for necessary sewer system improvements that are being planned over the next several years. During its meeting on October 19, council members agreed to designate use of the funds for the sewer work.

Wallis Foundation hosts 20th annual golf tourney

    Twenty years after his death, there’s little doubt that Bill Wallis would be proud of his legacy. Not only has the business he established—Wallis Companies, of Cuba—thrived and continued to expand, but the charitable foundation established in his name has as well and it recently reached a milestone by hosting the 20th Annual Bill Wallis Classic Golf Tournament.

CHS ALC offers learning options

    Cuba High School is offering three alternative learning options for students this year. One is for virtual learning for those who are choosing not to attend classes in person, but the other two are specifically for students who may be in danger of not graduating to earn their diplomas.

Cuba couple publishes children’s book, plans more

    K.J. and Rhonda Koppelmann are not only educators, but also students and they are happy to share what they learned during a trip to Africa through a children’s book they co-authored. They hope it is just one of many more to come.