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Education

The glass slipper fits

South Tama Vocal Music department has received the following honors through the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, for its October/November production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA . South Tama received the “Distinguished Scene” ...

Groteluschen gets going at STC

As schools around the state set to return in some fashion from a year that has been like no other, Mark Groteluschen will be looking for a sense of balance. Groteluschen is the new high school principal at South Tama County. He replaces Roy Frakes who retired at the end of the 2020 school ...

South Tama school board to meet Monday

The STC School Board is meeting for a regular session Monday, August 3 at 5 p.m. Superintendent Jared Smith will be present at the Partnership Center Gymnasium for citizens who plan to attend in person and will limit the number in attendance. The meeting can also be accessed in “real time” ...

STC to start year with hybrid plan

Plans for the return to school in August took another step forward at South Tama County last week when the school board voted to begin the fall semester using an A/B hybrid scheduling model. Superintendent Jared Smith presented findings from a parent survey as well as a response from the ...

STC underdogs in playoff run

Following the conclusion of arguably the strangest Iowa high school baseball regular season, the South Tama County Trojans (7-16) entered the playoffs with something to prove. They played the underdog role as a seventh seeded team and emerged victorious through the first two rounds with wins ...

STC School Board talks return to learn, tennis courts, IJH/Middle School

The return to school planning and strategizing process continues at South Tama County as Dr. Jared Smith, STC Superintendent provided updates to the school board during their regular meeting on Monday, July 6. Smith indicated that with so much of the coronavirus situation being fluid and ...

Dr. Jared Smith going live on Facebook, 5 p.m.

South Tama County School Superintendent, Dr. Jared Smith, will be live on Facebook tonight, Monday, June 22. Smith will host the Facebook Live event to answer questions regarding COVID-19 and STC Schools. Join the meeting at STC's Facebook page: South Tama County Community School District.

Conservation Best Practices Manual the subject of June 17 webinar

AMES- Iowa Learning Farms will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 17 at noon about the Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual. The Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual brought together many experts with the sole purpose of developing best management practices for the ...

Area students earn college honors

Jerrod Bridgewater graduates from BVU STORM LAKE- Jerrod Bridgewater of Toledo graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts in business education (5-12 teaching licensure) from Buena Vista University in the spring of 2020. Named to BVU’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List STORM LAKE- Buena ...

Rerun of South Tama Middle School bond issue appears on hold

A second effort to pass a $20.8 million bond issue to build a middle school addition to the South Tama High School looks be put on hold for this year. Although there was no vote, discussion pointed toward not bring the issue back before voters in September of this year. School Board President ...