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The District is committed to maintaining a workplace and educational environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services, activities and facilities. The District is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of education, recruiting, hiring, retention, promotion and contracted service. In accordance with law, the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities. 


Hornet Spirit Wear Store is now open till August 16: The St. Elizabeth Hornet online store is OPEN!  The store will automatically close on August 16th at NOON.  We have created a custom online store for your convenience. Please use this link to preview and order your spirit wear.

Special Education Notice: Notice to Former St. Elizabeth R-IV School Special Services Participants
If you/your child graduated prior to 2019 and participated in the Special Services Program at St. Elizabeth R-IV School please notify the school if you would like your records.  Records prior to May 2018 will be destroyed on September 30, 2022. In accordance with the state and federal regulations implementing the IDEA, this is to inform you of our intent to destroy personal identifiable information related to special education services maintained in your child’s special education records.  If you wish to maintain this information for you personal records, you need to notify us prior to September 30, 2022. Records to be destroyed are as follows: IEPs, Evaluation Reports, Notifications of Meetings, Notices of Action, Review of Existing Data Summaries, All other personally identifiable information within the Special Education File. 
The reason for the destruction of the above listed items is because they are no longer needed to provide education services as it has been more than 3 years since this individual has received special education services at St. Elizabeth R-IV school. Please call 573-493-2246 or email stacie@ste.k12.mo.us  and inform us of your intent to pick up your records in the school office. Records left in the office 30 or more days after the date of notification will be destroyed. 

Affordable Connectivity Program: As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the President and Congress created the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides eligible households up to $30/month (or $75/month for households living on Tribal lands) toward their internet bills, as well as a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet. 
All households with a child who was approved to receive free or reduced price school meals under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, within the last 12 months, including children who attend schools participating in the Community Eligibility Provision, are eligible for ACP benefits. Households are also independently eligible if (1) their income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level ($55,500 for a family of four); or (2) a member of the household participates in certain other Federal benefit programs—including, among others, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Medicaid, and Federal Public Housing Assistance.
To further lower costs, the Biden-Harris Administration secured commitments from internet service providers across the country to offer high-speed plans that are fully covered by the ACP. As a result, millions of working families can now get high-speed internet without paying a dime.
Families can check their eligibility, sign up, and find fully covered plans at GetInternet.gov (mobile-accessible and available in Spanish) or by calling 877-384-2575.
About 13 million households have enrolled, but tens of millions more have not yet claimed their ACP benefit. We need your help to ensure all eligible families in your State sign up to save on their internet bills.
To support your efforts, please feel free to use the following resources:

  • GetInternet.gov—a one-stop shop to learn about ACP, check eligibility, enroll, and find fully covered internet plans.
  • ACP Outreach Toolkit—outreach materials from the Federal Communications Commission, including sample factsheets, flyers, PSAs, text messages, social media posts, and more.
  • Outreach partners can request the pre-qualification widget to embed on their own websites by emailing ACProgram@usac.org with the subject line “ACP Widget" for technical support. In the email, please include the web address where you plan to add the widget. The interactive widget includes questions to check eligibility and apply for ACP.
  • White House Fact Sheet on the ACP and its benefits.

Additionally, please note that this benefit is not considered income for purposes of determining eligibility for free and reduced price school meals.
Food and Nutrition Services appreciates the exceptional efforts of schools to assist families in need through the promotion of programs like the ACP. Together, we can connect those we serve to a support network that bolsters families and communities.

Box Top News: There is a new way to collect box tops for our school. Please download the Box Top app and connect to our school.  Here is a step by step guide on how to download the app. 

​​​​Legislature Information: The following links are updated legislature information that we wanted to share with you. The first link is about Trauma-informed schools initiative from DESE. The second link is about Computer Science, Career Readiness Course Task Force and Critical Need/Shortage Occupation from DESE. The third link is the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center on Occupational Projections. For more information, click on the link.

Missouri Model Parent and Caregiver Resource Guide for the Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative

MSHSAA Physical Form: If your child does not have a previous physical form from the current school year, please schedule an appointment with your physician and complete pages 1-5. 
If your child does have a previous physical form the previous school year, you will need to complete pages 4-6. 

TextCaster News: ​To ensure all families receive notification of school closings and emergencies, all phone numbers entered in the textcaster system will be notified of cancellations for the remainder of the school year. We understand that some families on this list may not have children that attend school. However, our priority is the safety and welfare of the students we serve. If you have any questions, please contact the superintendent.  Thank you for understanding.

St. Elizabeth Heritage Trust: The St. Elizabeth Heritage Trust, in conjunction with the Miller County Historical Society and St. Elizabeth R-4 School, is gathering photographs to document the history of St. Elizabeth.  These photographs would be scanned and displayed on the St. Elizabeth town website as well as stored at the AV center at the Miller County Historical Society. The photos would consist of pictures of the town and community from 1880 until approximately 1950 (no living people please).  If you have photos you are willing to have scanned for this worthy project please contact Nicole McDonnell at nicole@ste.k12.mo.us, Bill Weidinger at billweidinger@gmail.com, Karen Wilde at karenlwilde@gmail.com or Dale Doerhoff at dalecdoerhoff@gmail.com  






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