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Education

Taking the next step

MARSHALLTOWN — A celebratory mood was in the air on Friday night as over 500 Marshalltown Community College and Iowa Valley Grinnell (IVG) graduates from all over the world — including a large contingent from Tama County — received degrees, certificates and diplomas during a commencement ...

Three things to know from the May 6 STC School Board meeting

At their regular meeting on Monday, May 6, the South Tama County Board of Education approved a new 28E agreement relating to their natural gas utility with the Iowa Local Government Risk Pool Commission. The 28E will cover the 2024-25 school year. This agreement introduces the Education ...

Meskwaki principal Clyde Tarrence hired to lead GMG Secondary

Meskwaki Settlement School will soon need a new middle school/high school principal. During the Monday, May 13, meeting of the Green Mountain-Garwin (GMG) Board of Education held at the elementary school, the board approved as part of the consent agenda the hiring of Clyde Tarrence as the ...

Montour School class reunion is May 25

MONTOUR - Graduates of the Montour School will be celebrating its 137th Anniversary on May 25 at the Montour Community Center. The first graduating class was in 1881 had only students, Nelle Blake and Gertrude Poyneer. All graduates, as well as anyone interested in the Montour Celebration ...

STC Fine Arts banquet

The following students were honored during the recent South Tama County Fine Arts banquet. All photos were provided by Superintendent John Cain. Academic Junior: Kylie Husak Senior: Maeley Elsbury, Kailiee Keen, Cade Rosenberger, and Tommy Tyynismaa Band Brooks Baier - Trombone ...

Ready to work

DES MOINES — While most people tend to associate “Signing Day” with standout football and basketball players who choose between a number of elite colleges in deciding where they will further their academic and athletic careers, the concept is no longer exclusive to those who excel in ...

Registration opens for 4-H youth summer programs – all are welcome!

TAMA COUNTY – Tama County 4-H is excited to offer the following summer programs to all youth of Tama County. Find the camps and registration forms on our website at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/tama/youth-programs. For more information, contact the Tama County Extension and Outreach ...

STC Middle School March Students of the Month

Congratulations to our Middle School Students of the Month for March! These students have been showing positive relationships, respect, and responsibility. Thank you for following #thetrojanway!!

Local student completes President’s Leadership Class

First-year student Jimena Núñez, of Tama, is nearing completion of the 2023-24 President's Leadership Class at Iowa State University. Núñez majors in civil engineering and is a graduate of South Tama County High School. Each fall, Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen invites 30 ...