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LaZayla Henderson Recognized by Iowa Governor

posted Mar 24, 2016, 2:02 PM by Web Coordinator

STC's LaZayla Henderson was among a group of Iowa students recognized by Iowa Governor's Office for their outstanding artwork. LaZayla is a second grade student at South Tama Elementary and is the daughter of the late Miechelle Fisher, the granddaughter of Denise Fisher, and the niece of Danielle Fisher. STC Elementary Art Teacher Jessica Bunnell submitted LaZayla's work which was chosen to be on display in Governor Terry Branstad's formal office at the state capitol building. 

Pictured are Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and LaZayla Henderson who got to take a trip to Des Moines to visit the the governor and the capitol building on Thursday March 23. 

Tama Co. STEM Festival - Sun. April 3

posted Mar 23, 2016, 1:47 PM by Web Coordinator

Families are invited to attend the Tama County Family STEM Festival on Sunday, April 3 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the South Tama County Elementary School in Tama. The festival is free and open to the public.

The goals of the festival are to promote, inspire and engage youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities and to introduce children and parents to STEM careers in their local communities.

More than 25 exhibits will feature hands-on, interactive STEM activities for K-6th grade students and their families but all ages are welcome to attend. Attendees can ride an energy bike, drive a robot, visit STEM learning lab, conduct amazing science experiments, explore the healthcare field and much more!
The Tama County Family STEM Festival is a community-wide partnership led by Northeast Iowa Region Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at the University of Northern Iowa, South Central Iowa Region Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at Drake University, as well as AEA 267, Tama County Conservation Board, South Tama, North Tama, Union, Meskwaki, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, GMG, and Belle Plaine Community Schools. 

To learn more about the festival, go the webite: http://www.neiowastem.com/stem-festivals/

Title VII Committee Meeting - Thur. March 24

posted Mar 21, 2016, 6:25 AM by Web Coordinator

The South Tama Title VII Leadership and Staff will be holding a meeting on Thursday March 24 (6:00 pm) at the STC Elementary. This committee will review current school programs offered to Native American students on an equal basis to all other children. The committee will review the policies and procedures of the programming and staff delivering Title VII supports to Native American students.

Meeting Agenda:

Review Title VII Committee Bylaws

Review Staff job descriptions and current Title VII staff roles

Share Title VII data

Share the current Impact Aid Policies and Procedures

Establish future needs assessment survey for Title VII program

K-2 Culture Concert Photos

posted Mar 15, 2016, 1:24 PM by Web Coordinator

To check out photos of the recent K-2 Culture Vocal Concert that was held at the high school, click the link below. Thank you to Elaine Gibson for the photos.

ALERT: SES (Educare), Elem Boosters Mtg Cancelled

posted Feb 8, 2016, 9:40 AM by Web Coordinator

ALERT: SES (Educare) activities as well as the Elementary Boosters meeting scheduled for tonight (Feb. 8) will be cancelled due to weather concerns. The Elementary Boosters meeting will be rescheduled at a date TBD.

Samantha Hansen Memorial Mass, Jan. 26

posted Jan 25, 2016, 2:06 PM by Web Coordinator

A memorial mass for Samantha Hansen will be held tomorrow, January 26th, at 5:00 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church.

Elem Boosters: Oct 15 Meeting Minutes

posted Oct 6, 2015, 10:25 AM by Web Coordinator

Click the link below to download the most recent minutes from the October meeting of the Elementary Boosters. 

2 Hour Early Dismissal, 9/3 & 9/4

posted Sep 3, 2015, 9:40 AM by Web Coordinator   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 9:40 AM ]

Due to extreme weather conditions there will be a 2-hour early dismissal today, Sept. 3rd and tomorrow, Sept. 4th

Morning preschool students will be delivered home at the usual time today. There will be no afternoon preschool today or tomorrow. 

March Newsletter

posted Mar 10, 2015, 5:21 AM by Web Coordinator   [ updated Mar 10, 2015, 5:21 AM ]

Click the link below to download the latest Elementary newsletter.

March Newsletter 2015
March Newsletter 2015 (Spanish)

February Newsletter

posted Jan 30, 2015, 1:24 PM by Web Coordinator   [ updated Jan 30, 2015, 1:25 PM ]

Click the link below to download the latest Elementary newsletter.

February Newsletter 2015
February Newsletter 2015 (Spanish)

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