In the News
At the November 21, 2016 school board meeting, board members approved the hiring of Mr. David Steward as Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2017. Mr. Steward has worked the past 2 years in the Marshfield R-1 School District as the Assistant Superintendent and he had served the Monett School District as High School Principal for the previous 13 years. He and his wife, Shelley, have two children, Sean and Devin with daughter-in-law Kaila and grandson Kamden.
Amy Wilkerson, Board of Education President stated, "On behalf of the Board of Education, we are excited to announce the hiring of David Steward as our next Superintendent of Schools. Mr. Steward brings with him an enthusiastic desire for learning and willingness to work for our students. He has demonstrated terrific instructional leadership in the two years spent with the district and we very much look forward to our continued partnership for excellence in our schools."
Upon the announcement, Mr. Steward stated, "I am excited and honored to be given the opportunity to lead the Marshfield R-1 School District. In our time here thus far, my family and I have been very impressed with the people of both the district and the community. I look forward to working with the Board of Education, administrative team, and the faculty and staff in building upon the tradition of student success the has been established by current and former Blue Jays."