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Education

STC hears financing options for Middle School

Several stakeholders in the South Tama Middle School bond referendum project gathered at STC Elementary Monday evening to hear a presentation from Travis Squires of Piper Sandler. Squires, who is the Managing Director at the Des Moines-based financial consulting firm, addressed the STC Board of ...

STC Spring Honor Roll

High School Honor Roll - Spring 2021 Isabel Bejar, 9 Avery Blocker, 9 James Brant, 9 Gavin Bridgewater, 9 Alejandro Carrera, 9 Travis Cecak, 9 Mason Collison, 9 Jeramy Dolash, 9 Maeley Elsbury, 9 Mary Kate Frakes, 9 Dallas Goodenbour, 9 Joseph Hackenmiller, 9 Kayla ...

STC participates in USDA Summer Food Program

The USDA has issued nationwide waivers which allow school districts and community organizations to utilize flexibilities around site locations, non-congregate feeding, parent and guardian pick-up, and meal times in the 2021 operation of the Summer Food Service Program. South Tama Elementary ...

Drive in theatre coming to STC

The South Tama Thespians have come up with a creative new way to share their spring play performance with an audience. Noises Off, a play by Michael Frayn will be presented by the STC Theatre Department drive-in style. The play is scheduled to run April 8, 9 and 10. Noises Off has been ...

Fisher hosts STC I JAG students

(DES MOINES) – Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Montour) met with constituents from the South Tama Community School District today in the Iowa House of Representatives.  The group came to advocate on behalf of the I JAG program at South Tama CSD and to learn more about the legislature. Students ...

STCMS donates to Food Pantry

STC Middle School students spent the months of January and February collecting food items and money for the STC Food Pantry. A total of 900 pounds of food was donated February 17. Pictured is STC Principal, Ben Adams, Mary Mixdorf (volunteer at pantry) and 5th/6th grade School Counselor ...

Four things to know from STC school board

1. The school board held a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Feb. 15 virtually due to weather. The school board discussed the stop signs that were placed near 15th Street and 9th Street this year to help with students’ crossings at busy intersections. The school board has been trying to ...

Age discrimination lawsuits filed against South Tama County Schools

Three separate age discrimination lawsuits have been filed against the South Tama County School District and Superintendent Jared Smith. Former high school principal Roy Frakes, former high school Activities Director/Assistant Principal Brent Bagnall and former Food Service Director Sandy ...

Community outlook: Middle School Counselors Wedeking, Hass

At the Middle School level, our students have had the least consistent year. However, our students have remained resilient and adaptable as we face the challenges associated with COVID-19. As a school, we were virtual for 13 weeks after the building was damaged. This week concludes 6 weeks of ...

STC school board to hold final meeting of 2020

The STC School Board will meet tonight at 5 p.m. for a regular meeting. On the agenda includes: 1. Student Council Updates 2. Music First-Curriculum Resource 3. Updates from administrators including Mark Groteluschen (High School), Ben Adams (Middle School), Brad Schweppe (Elementary) ...