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Governor meets with K-12 administrators, educators to discuss school reopening plans

As school districts continue to prepare for the upcoming school year, Governor Mike Parson met with school administrators and teachers from across the state to discuss their plans for this fall and how they are navigating the challenges of COVID-19.

Department of Natural Resources loans available for energy improvements

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting low-interest energy improvement loan applications. Public K-12 schools, public colleges and universities, local governments including municipal, county, regional and international airports, public water and wastewater treatment facilities and public and not-for-profit hospitals are eligible to compete for a total of $4.5 million for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the state.

Student registering for fall classes will have two options

    Online registration for the fall semester at St. James schools is underway and students will have two options when registering, in-person or virtual courses. The district is asking students to register as soon as possible so it can plan for the return of students.

County had no COVID-19 cases from volleyball camp, 33 total cases from Great Circle outbreak

    The Phelps/Maries Health Department has announced there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Phelps and Maries counties related to the Licking Volleyball Camp exposure in Rolla July 16-18.  The event is being declared an outbreak due to the number of cases and jurisdictions involved initially, after a St. Clair volleyball player was confirmed positive with COVID-19, causing the St. James and Rolla School Districts to cancel the final week this summer’s Licking Basketball Shootout.