Students at Cuba Elementary School show off the January (below) and February (bottom) Book Buddy books recently donated to the school library by the Cuba Kiwanis Club as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
During the April 22 Cuba School Board meeting, the district’s annual Homeless Report was presented for approval. School-based Social Worker Melanie Weber reported the district has averaged about 10 to 12 homeless students throughout this school year.
The Cuba FFA Greenhouse, which is located just off the back parking lot at Cuba High School, will be open for its annual spring plant sale May 6-8.
During its April 22 meeting, the Cuba School Board approved health insurance coverage for teachers and staff members for the next year. After reviewing three bids, the board accepted a plan that will save the district approximately $20,000 when compared to the current rates.
As of May 1, the city of Cuba has a new Electric Department supervisor. During an executive session on during the April 20 Cuba City Council meeting, alderman voted unanimously to promote Jonathan “Andy” Simpson into the position.