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Education

Progress slows on middle school initiative

The South Tama County Board of Education heard an update from the Middle School Project Task Force during the board’s regular meeting on Oct. 18. Task Force volunteers Elizabeth Dolezal and Larry Fletcher detailed to the board some of the challenges and complications the group has faced in ...

Public forum set for STC election

Voters in the South Tama County School District will have an opportunity to hear directly from candidates vying for election to the South Tama County Board of Education. The Toledo-Tama Kiwanis Club will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Open Forum on Thursday, October 21 from 7:00-8:30 ...

STC journeying ‘Into the Woods’

South Tama Music and Theatre Departments are busy rehearsing, building sets, gathering props and costumes for their production of Sondheim’s and Lapine’s Tony Award winning musical, Into the Woods, November 4, 5, and 6 at the Wieting Theatre at 7:00 p.m. The title of the musical, Into the ...

Scenes from STC Homecoming Week 2021

South Tama County celebrated Homecoming Week last week with a schedule packed with activities. The Homecoming theme for 2021 was “Shooting for the Stars” with a week full of home contests by the varsity fall sports programs as well as special visits to the Elementary students by the cross ...

STC school board takes up mask debate

The topic of COVID-19 mitigation and masking for school students and staff was before the South Tama County Board of Education during their regular meeting on Sept. 20. Following a federal ruling in early September that temporarily halted the State of Iowa’s law that banned schools from ...

STC Class of 1971 dedicates memorial

On a bright sunny day underneath the shade of a large tree, the South Tama Class of 1971 gathered to dedicate a memorial that stands for all former South Tama alumni who have passed away. The class was the first to complete all grades in the current STC High School building that was opened in ...

STC musical to be featured at Iowa Thespian Festival

“Into the woods, it’s time, and so I must begin my journey.” Into The Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. And so, the STC Music and Theatre Departments are starting their journey to their home performances of Into the Woods at the Wieting Theatre on Thursday, Friday, and ...

STC School Board: Aug. 31 round up

The South Tama Board of Education is back to the drawing board with the site of the former STC Primary building at 806 State St. in Tama. Earlier this year the district was preparing to finalize an agreement with National Retail Development LLC, a Chicago-based developer, to purchase the lot ...

Homecoming week schedule

Homecoming Week at South Tama Homecoming T-Shirt Sales Sunday, Sept. 12 2-4PM at the HS Trojan Way 5K Sunday, Sept. 12 Registration: 4PM Race Start: 5PM High School Parking Lot Home Cross Country Meet Monday, Sept. 13 4:30PM High School Practice Field Home Volleyball ...

Jordans visit 2019 exchange student

This summer one South Tama family got to help bring a foreign exchange student’s experience full circle. Barb and Kendall Jordan participated with the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program as a host family for Eliška Heřmánková during the 2019-20 school year. Heřmánková is from ...