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South Tama Schools

School year start date approved for Sept. 8

The South Tama County school board approved a start day of September 8. The start date was pushed back due to damages sustained at the STC Middle School after the August 10 derecho. School officials have had revamp plans following the derecho. State Requirements All public schools are ...

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 ...

STC releases hybrid details

School administrators revealed details of the hybrid learning model South Tama will follow at a school board meeting Monday, August 3. The board had previously approved opting with a hybrid model for returning to learn on Thursday, July 30 at a special session. STC students and families ...

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 hires first female AD

Chelsea Ahrens is passionate about helping young female athletes. That passion led her to apply for a new role at the high school, Assistant Activities Director. “I’m really excited, and it’s exciting for me to be the first female,” said Ahrens. “I don’t consider myself breaking ...

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 ...

Trojans swept by Central DeWitt in WaMaC double header

Last week the STC Trojans hosted Central DeWitt for a WaMaC west cross conference double header. The Sabers handily defeated the Trojans 14-0 in game one and 4-1 in game two. Pitching troubles caused the Trojans to struggle in game one. Brayden Smith got the start for the Trojans, Ryne Kesl ...