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Education

North Tama Class of 2022 graduates, moves on to new beginnings

North Tama County Community High School held Commencement for the Class of 2022 this past Sunday, May 15, in the gym, sending 39 seniors off to “new beginnings,” in the words of Superintendent David Hill. “Many of you entered these halls as young, impressionable five-year-olds,” Hill ...

D-G Elementary 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Winners

Poster winners include (l-r): Taryn Petersen and Madi Sparks, third place awards; Jackson Schellhorn, second place award; Paige Pipho, first place award. The theme from The Arbor Day Foundation this year was “Trees Are Terrific, Today & Tomorrow.” –Submitted photo

Wolf Creek Players, North Tama Schools among those to receive grant awards

A pocket park, a book vending machine, athletic equipment, ongoing theater expenses, and an annual festival are just a sampling of the projects selected in 2022 to receive grant funding from the Tama County Community Foundation (TCCF). TCCF held its 2022 grant awards celebration at the ...

North Tama Schools holds public input session, gives tour

North Tama County Community School District moved one step closer to updating its facilities on Wednesday, May 4, by welcoming members of the public into the conversation through both a community input meeting and building tour. Over the past year with the assistance of Align Architecture ...

Union superintendent disciplined by Iowa BOEE

During the April 22 Iowa Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE) meeting, the likely final chapter was written in a series of events surrounding the Union Community School District’s investigation of a former middle school teacher – with the written reprimand of outgoing-superintendent Travis ...

Taylor Howard selected as North Tama’s 7-12 principal

The North Tama County Community School District is pleased to announce that North Tama Alumnus Mr. Taylor Howard has accepted the offer to serve as the district’s new 7-12 Principal. Principal-elect Howard currently serves as a School Administration Manager in the Southeast Polk School ...

North Tama Awards Night

North Tama Awards Night is set for Tuesday, May 10, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the North Tama gymnasium. North Tama Dollars for Scholars is pleased to provide music, appetizers, and punch at 6:30 p.m. as part of the festivities. We invite students, families, faculty, school board members and the ...

Tree elves take Tama County by storm

In a fitting end to the nationwide celebration that was Stewardship Week 2022 and in honor of the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, a pair of ‘tree elves’ from the Tama County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office – conservation assistant Melody Bro and ...

Celebrating School Library Month with Union’s Mrs. Gassman

Since 1985, the month of April has been designated School Library Month – a time set aside to celebrate the valuable contributions of America’s school libraries and librarians including teacher librarians like Union’s Jennifer Gassman, the only certified librarian assigned to the ...

Us with Ukraine

Just after 9 o’clock this past Sunday morning, two North Tama High School senior foreign exchange students – Daniela Moraru of Moldova and Silva Vardanian of Armenia – stood at the front of Clutier Community Church’s sanctuary and asked the congregation for their help. [This is] a very ...