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Education

Five things to know from the April 2 STC School Board meeting

South Tama will welcome in a Director of Curriculum this summer as schools all over Iowa prepare for upcoming changes to the state’s Area Education Agencies (AEAs). Under the most recent education bill signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds on March 27, schools will be given control over 10 percent of ...

Central Rivers AEA, area school district leaders react to new law

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the much discussed Area Education Agencies (AEA) reform bill into law last Wednesday, just a day after the Iowa Senate approved the legislation. House File 2612 (HF2612) passed the Senate last Tuesday on a 30-18 vote, with Sen. Annette Sweeney (R-Iowa ...

Meskwaki announces 2024 prom court

The 2024 Meskwaki Settlement School Prom Court has been announced. Front Row left to right: Sophie Balderas, Sia Bear and Nigel Lasley. Back row left to right: Kimaura Lasley, Devon Roberts, Sophie Kucera, Deyson Poweshiek and Christopher Blackcloud.

The March Sisters in April

Places, lights, curtains, and away we go. Next week, the STC high school cast of this year's play will whisk you away back to the 1800s to tell you the story of the March sisters. 'Little Women' is the production in question; the story, originally written by Louisa May Alcott in 1868, has since ...

Clutier High School Alumni banquet set for April 13

CLUTIER – The Clutier High School Alumni Association’s annual banquet will be held Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Clutier Legion Hall. Social hour at 5 p.m., with dinner following at 6 p.m. BYOB. Honored classes include 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, and 1989. The ...

STC Middle School Students of the Month

Congratulations to our STC Middle School Students of the Month for February! These Trojans have shown excellent examples of respect, responsibility, and positive relationships! #thetrojanway Left to Right: Gretchen Mead (8th), Abdiel Alvarez (7th), Taviah Rosenberger (5th), Kendra Youngbear ...

STC voters reject PPEL measure

For the time being, South Tama County will remain one of just 49 public school districts in the state without a voter approved Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) after almost 60 percent of the voters who showed up for Tuesday’s special election opposed imposing it at a rate of $1 per ...