Board Election Filing Info

Legal Notice


The Reeds Spring R-IV School District will accept Declarations of Candidacy from qualified persons interested in running for one of two (2) positions for a three-year term for the School Board in the April 5, 2022, election.

Per MO Statute § 115.127.5, filing begins on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., and ends on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., in the Superintendent’s office located behind the Reeds Spring High School, 20281 State Highway 413, Reeds Spring, MO.  

Qualified applicants may file for an open position during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, December 7-10, 2021, and December 14-17, 2021, when school is in session. Filing will also be available on the last day of filing, December 28, 2021, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.  Masking is optional and social distancing will be observed.

Filing WILL NOT occur on Monday, December 13, 2021, (no school), and during the holidays from December 20, 2021, through Tuesday, December 28, 2021, until 2:00 p.m., or days the district office is closed due to inclement weather or COVID-related issues.

All candidates must appear IN PERSON to file and forms MUST BE SIGNED in front of the Board Secretary, or designee, at the time of filing.  Each candidate’s name will be placed on the ballot in the order of filing, pursuant to Board Policy 0320.

Office hours are subject to change and school closings will be posted on the school website.  For more information and a complete list of office hours, please refer to the school’s website:


The following persons have filed Declarations of Candidacy (effective Dec. 7, 2021) and at this time, will appear on the ballot in this order, pursuant to Board Policy 0320:


1)  Perry Phillips (Incumbent)

2)  Kim Steed (Incumbent)


Dates and Office Hours for Candidate Filing (Hours and dates are subject to change):

    Tuesday-Friday, December 7-10, 2021 / 8:00 am-4:00 pm

    Tuesday-Friday, December 14-17, 2021 / 8:00 am-4:00 pm

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021 / 2:00-5:00 pm (last day of filing)


Dates School is closed during the filing dates of December 7-28, 2021:

    No School:  Monday, December 13, 2021

    School Holidays:  Monday, December 20, 2021, until Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. (Admin Offices will be open from 2:00-5:00 pm for last day of filing - see above)


To circumvent being unable to file, due to quarantine requirements or a positive COVID test, please do not wait until the last minute to file.



    Filing Dates:  12/7-12/10; 12/14-17; 12/28 (2:00-5:00 p.m.) Filing ends at 5:00 p.m.

    Personal Financial Disclosure filing deadline:  January 11, 2022

    Election Date:  April 5, 2022

    Board Reorganization Meeting: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 (Elected candidates are sworn in & Board is reorganized)


Please feel free to contact Dr. Cody, Hirschi, Superintendent, or Rachelle Meats, Board Secretary, if you have any questions at 417-272-8173, Ext. 4021.