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Education

MS Task Force wraps up public meetings

Over the past few weeks, the South Tama County Community Facilities Task Force hosted several public input meetings to share information and get community feedback on a possible solution to the district’s space and capacity needs. The community-driven task force has been working to find an ...

Supply issues impact school food programs

For many area school children, the school lunch menu seems a little different this year — there seems to be a glut of pears some weeks, a lot more lunches overall appear to be featuring applesauce and baked beans, and there’s just less variety than in year’s past — and there’s a ...

New board takes office at STC

Heading into the second semester and possibly a second bond vote on replacing South Tama’s aging Middle School, the composition of the Board of Education has officially changed. Newly elected members Beth Wiese and Elizabeth Dolezal were sworn into office during the board’s regular ...

Trojans all in for All-State Festival

Later this month South Tama will have the honor of being represented in the Iowa High School All-State Band, Chorus and Orchestra. A total of eight students from South Tama traveled to Hampton-Dumont High School to audition for vocal and instrumental chairs. Out of the group, seven students ...

STCMS September Students of the Month

Each month two students from grades 5-8 are voted on and earn Student of the Month honors for showing excellent examples of respect, responsibility, and positive relationships. Congratulations to the South Tama Middle School's Students of the Month for September. Pictured are Kira Henle (8th), ...

South Tama School Board Q&A: Elizabeth Dolezal

South Tama County School Board Candidate: Elizabeth Dolezal District 1 (vote for one) Age: 40 Residence: Toledo Profession: Procurement professional for Meskwaki Tribal Operations Education: B.A. in Communications from Iowa State University Family: Married to Darron Dolezal (17 years), ...

South Tama School Board Q&A: Ronald Houghton

South Tama County School School Board Candidate: Ronald Houghton District 1 (vote for one) *Write-in campaign candidate, will not appear on the ballot Age: 62 Residence: Toledo, Iowa Profession: Retired Family: Married to Susan, four children including Dr. Jacob Houghton (STC ...

South Tama School Board Q&A: Luther Heller

South Tama County School Board Candidate: Luther Heller District 4 (vote for one) *Write-in campaign candidate, will not appear on the ballot Age: 67 Residence: Montour Profession: Retired nurse Education: B.A. in Marketing from UNI and LPN from MCC Family: Widowed, daughter Amy What ...

South Tama School Board Q&A: Nikki Kemper Pansegrau

South Tama County School Board Candidate: Nikki Kemper Pansegrau District 1 (vote for one) Age: 37 Residence: Toledo, District 1 Profession: Social worker at the Iowa Veterans Home Education: BA from Iowa State University Family: I grew up in the Tama/Toledo area. My mother, Melanie ...

South Tama School Board Q&A: Beth Wiese

South Tama County School Board Candidate: Beth Wiese District 4 (vote for one) Age: 50 Residence: Montour Profession: Family Functional Therapist Education: B.S. from UNI and M.S. from UNO (Omaha) Family: Married for 20 years to David Wiese. I grew up in Gladbrook, Iowa and Dave grew ...