(Steelville) It’s that time of the year where stores are selling school supplies and children are flocking back into classrooms. With the COVID pandemic still looming, New Superintendent for the Steelville School District Christina Hess says the safety of the kids is the top priority.

Hess says there is an opportunity for Steelville students to meet their teachers tomorrow (Thursday).

The first day of school for all students in the Steelville School District is Tuesday, August 24th.