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Education

Lunch price hike, 2017-18 calendar are set by South Tama School Board

The South Tama School Board met Monday evening, May 8, at the Professional Learning Room at the Partnership in Tama. Board members present were Michelle Yuska, Mark McFate, Penny Tyynismaa, and Jackie Dvorak, Alan Kline being absent. More than 30 persons were present for the meeting.In order ...

Husak University of Nebraska-Lincoln grad

LINCOLN, NEB- Nathan Paul Husak of Montour was among more than 3,000 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises May 5-6.Husak earned a Juris Doctor from the College of Law.

South Tama High School P.B.I.S. Students for April

Students chosen for P.B.I.s. honors in April at South Tama High School in Tama-Allison Yuska, 12th gradeParents: Steve and Michelle YuskaActivities Involved In: Cross Country, Basketball, Track, Softball, Marching & Concert Band, Trio, NHS, All4One, Blue Crew, and Prom Committee.What ...

Finances of caregiving offered in Tama

When caring for someone else, understanding your choices means knowing your current situation. a program offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach guides you through finding and collecting that information. It will take time, but it will be time well spentinances of ...

South Tama High Class of 2017 to graduate Sunday

A total of 86 South Tama High School seniors will graduate this Sunday, May 14.Graduation exercises are at 2 p..m at the High School Gymnasium, 1715 Harding, Tama.Faculty speaker is Seth Koch and student speakers are McKenna Knock and Wyatt Hintermeister.The STC?Class of 2017 motto is "We ...

Denise Fletcher to share travel experiences at Toledo Library

Spend some time learning about other cultures as Denise Fletcher shares some experiences from her travels in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan.Flethcer, of Toledo, will present highlights of her travels there.The program is free on Thursday evening, May 4, from 7 - 8 p.m. at the Toledo Public Library, ...

$1 Million Grant awarded to STC Schools

Special To The News-HeraldOver the last year, Mary Jones, Superintendent of STC, has been working with the Mansfield Foundation to create a pathway for more of their grant money to serve our local community. And she found the answer in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). With the ...

South Tama Supt. Jones contract not renewed

On a 5-0 vote the South Tama School Board chose not to renew Superintendent Mary Jones contract on July 1, 2017. Voting to not renew were board members Michelle yuska, Jackie Dvorak, Alan Cline, Penny Tyynismaa and Mark McFate. Tyynismaa made the motion and McFate seconded during the special ...

South Tama Superintendent Jones’ contract on special meeting agenda

The contract of South Tama Schools Superintendent Mary Jones is the lone action item on the agenda for the South Tama School Board at special meeting set for Wednesday, May 3. The meeting is in the Professional Learning Room at the Partnership Center, 215 West 9th Street at 5:30 p.m.School ...

South Tama elementary students learn about solar eclipse from astronomer

Malynda Chizek-Frouard, 2003 South Tama High School graduate, visited the STC Elementary school during April to share information about the Aug. 21 eclipse to the elementary students and staff. She is the daughter of Dave and Lisa Chizek, rural Toledo.Chizek-Frouard explained to the elementary ...