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Education

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 ...

North Tama students practiced the upcoming musical

North Tama students practiced the upcoming musical in front of the Traer Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 23. The musical focuses on the Golden Age of America and contains all the elements of a great Broadway play.The play will be performed Nov. 19 & 20 at 7p.m., on the North Tama Gym ...

Character Counts “Characters”

Characters constructed by the North Tama Elementary can be seen in downtown businesses. Each grade level constructed a character on a Character Counts theme.This Character was made by the 6th grade and demonstrates Citizenship and can be seen at Staker Furniture.Photo by Amy Jantzen

North Tama second graders have an exciting day

The North Tama second graders had an exciting day on October 12. They visited the Traer Fire Station! Following a bus ride to the station, the students reviewed fire prevention rules with the fire fighters. They got to look at the fire trucks and find out all about the fire fighting ...