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Education

Union schools rate in top 50 in the state

Union School District, Dysart-LaPorte City, is rated number 40 in a listing of the top 50 school districts in Iowa. That's according to BackgroundChecks.orgwhich has announced its 2020 Top School District Rankings for every state in the U.S.According to a news rerelease, "the Top School ...

Area students on Northern Iowa fall Dean’s List

The follow are area students named to the Fall 2019 semester Dean's List at the University of Northern Iowa. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 ...

Legislative session eyed by Union administration

The 2020 Legislative session has begun in earnest and as always, school districts across Iowa will keep a sharp eye on topics closely related to their schools with the help of lobbying organizations. Each school year, the Board of Education at Union sets a list of priorities to take to these ...

Dollars for Scholars hands out the first N. Tama scholarships

In two short months, North Tama Dollars for Scholars has went from becoming an official chapter to handing out the first $1,000 scholarships to the Class of 2020 before the varsity basketballl games on Thursday, Jan. 30.North Tama early graduates Grace Blake, Andrew Lidgett and Brenen Unker ...

Dysart Library News

Story Time Valentine's Day Party, Wednesday, February 12 at 9:30 a.m. We're celebrating Valentine's Day with a special party during Story Time. Bring Valentines to share with your story time friends. We'll make Valentine's bags and have fun with special activities like picture bingo and ...

Mount Mercy University students named to Fall 2019 Dean’s List

CEDAR RAPIDS- The following student(s) are named to Mount Mercy University's Fall 2019 Dean's List. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better and who are graded for six or more semester hours are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List.Dysart, IAEmily DobsonMolly ...

Senior in the Spotlight: Leah Franklin

How many family members do you have and what are their names?3 My dad-Shane, Mom- Angie and brother Noah.If you could travel anywhere and see anything, where would you go and why?Paris, because it would be so pretty with the Eifel Tower, lights, shopping places and last but not least the ...

Cancer isn’t unbeatable, says Traer student

Shane Lawton, a graduating senior at North Tama High School, was not so sure of that when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia as a preschooler. He had been an active four-year-old, but suddenly became pale and listless, bruising easily. These cues sent his parents to the doctor ...

School Board to hold budget hearing

The North Tama Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting this Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in the ICN Room, which will include the announcement of the budget for the 2012-12 school year. The following is the agenda for this month's meeting:1. Book Study: The Global Achievement Gap (6:30 ...