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Education

North Tama parent teacher conferences Sept. 28, Oct. 1

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held by Zoom or telephone for grades K - 12 on Monday, September 28 from 4:30 to 8:00 pm and on Thursday, October 1 from 4:30 to 8:00 pm. Students will have an early dismissal on Monday, September 28 at 2:20 pm. On Thursday, October 1, students will attend a ...

Tama Co. schools plan for COVID-19 reporting

All Tama County public schools including South Tama, Gladbrook Reinbeck, GMG, North Tama and Union are back in session following a five month hiatus due to the coronavirus and summer break. Schools have had plenty of decisions to make in regards to dealing with the global pandemic. How and if ...

Back to school, finally

After 161 days watching, waiting, video chatting, and quarantining; students and staff both North Tama and Union schools finally had the opportunity to return to class. The first day of school arrived and was met with excitement and anticipation as school staff have been hard at work over ...

North Tama goes hybrid

The North Tama Redhawks will have two options for returning to learn later this month. As of now school is set to return Wednesday, August 26. Families will be able to choose between hybrid learning and required remote learning. Hybrid Learning The Hybrid Learning model combines a ...

Union CSD seeking substitutes

Due to an expected shortage of teachers and substitute teachers, Governor Kim Reynolds signed a Proclamation July 17, 2020, that has modified the rules for current and prospective individuals interested in working as a substitute teacher in Iowa school districts. Those who currently hold a ...

Taking care of child care providers

VINTON, IA-Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa and the Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) have joined forces to launch a campaign to increase the recognition of child care providers as essential, professional workers. The statewide campaign, the CAREforce for our WORKforce, will also provide the ...

North Tama softball games cancelled for this evening

North Tama High School announced on Facebook Friday afternoon that softball games against Collins-Maxwell that were scheduled for Friday evening have been cancelled. North Tama 7-12 Principal and Activities Director Andrew Meister indicated to the North Tama Telegraph that Friday's ...

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 ...