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Education

Area high school students will earn MCC degree before high school diploma

MARSHALLTOWN & GRINNELL - It’s not often that a high school student will earn a college degree before receiving his/her high school diploma, but fifty area seniors are on track to do just that. Earning your high school diploma may seem like a common accomplishment. The fact that such a ...

Middle School Students of the Month for April

Congrats to the Middle School Students of the Month for April! These students have shown excellent examples of respect, responsibility, and positive relationships! #thetrojanway

South Tama students travel to Des Moines for showcase

South Tama County Vocal Music and Theatre Department will participate in the 2022 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the school's achievements for its November production of Into the Woods. Produced by Des Moines Performing Arts ...

Middle School Young Women of the Year 2021-2022

Sunday, May 1 may have been gloomy and cool on the outside, but inside the Reinig Center there were only warm, sunny smiles as the families of 24 middle school girls gathered for the presentation of academic awards. Last held in 2019 due to COVID, the annual Middle School Young Women of the ...

STC board receives new information on MS project

On April 19, the South Tama School Board met to discuss the upcoming middle school to be built, wage increases for staff as well as the 2020-2021 financial audit. There will be package increases for all support staff. The board determined that Mercer Trust is not financially beneficial to the ...

South Tama Middle School Students of the Month – February

A group of eight South Tama Middle School students were honored recently as being the Students of the Month for the month of February. These students were nominated by middle school staff for their excellent examples of respect, responsibility, and showing positive relationships.

South Tama names next superintendent

The South Tama County Board of Education has named Bettendorf elementary principal John Cain the next superintendent at South Tama County Community School District. Cain was chosen out of a field of three finalists that also included Prairie Lakes AEA Director Lisa Hartman and Marshalltown ...

Finalists announced for South Tama superintendent job

The South Tama County Board of Education today announced three candidates that are the finalists to be the next superintendent of South Tama schools. The finalists are Lisa Hartman, Jacqueline Wyant and John Cain. The search began in early February following the news that current ...

Warriors compete in speech season

Students from the Meskwaki Settlement School have been active competing in the high school individual and state speech competitions this winter. The Warriors were represented at the State Large Group Contest on Feb. 5 at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School by a group performing in the TV News ...