upcoming solar eclipse to multiple grades at the elementary. Malynda works as an astronomer in
Washington, D.C. She shared pictures of the sun taken with a telescope and modeled how an
eclipse happens. The solar eclipse taking place this year on August 21st will be the first total
solar eclipse to cross the United States in over 30 years. The eclipse will occur from 11:44 - 2:34
in Tama and Toledo. Malynda shared information with students about how to safely view an eclipse
by using specially designed glasses or a pinhole projector.
For the month of March the STCHS Staff and PBIS Committee recognize Brianna Jensen, Eunice Avalos, Taylor Lekin, and Carlos Manzo for being respectful, responsible, ready, and successful students.
Brianna Jensen, 11th grade
Parents: Randy & Sandy Jensen
Activities Involved In: Harding Street, Color Guard, Tennis, Large Group Speech, and Football Cheerleading
What Bri's teachers said about her: "Bri is a very hard worker and a great listener. She is always respectful towards her teachers and others. She is involved in a lot of activities but works very hard to maintain good grades."
Eunice Avalos, 10th grade
Parents: Carlos Avalos & Martha Garcia
Activities Involved In: Leadership Class & Volunteers to translate whenever needed
What Eunice's teachers said about her: "Eunice has a great attitude and works very hard in class. She volunteers all the time to translate for people and not just during school hours. She always has a smile on her face and ready to learn in class."
Taylor Lekin, 10th grade
Parents: Jason & Mandy Lekin
Activities Involved In: Golf, Softball, Wrestling Cheerleading, Student Council, Mid-Iowa Youth Beef Team, Toledo Techs 4H
What Taylor's teachers said about her: "Taylor is always on time for classes and is consistently prepared for class. She also has a very outgoing and positive attitude. She maintains excellent grades while still being involved in multiple extracurriculars."
Carlos Manzo, 9th grade
Parents: Jose & Imelda Manzo
Activities Involved In: Gamers Club
What Carlos's teachers said about him: "Carlos has worked so hard to improve in his classes. He comes to class ready to learn everyday and has a positive attitude. He is always respectful towards teachers and his peers as well."
For the month of February the STCHS Staff and PBIS Committee recognize Aleksandra Beha, Lane Koch,Sharlie Waseskuk, and Clarissa Rosenberger for being respectful, responsible, ready, and successful students.
Aleksandra Beha, 12th Grade
Parents: Darvin & Allison Graham
Activities Involved In: Cross Country, Basketball Cheerleading, Large Group & Individual Speech
What Aleks' teachers said about her: " Aleks is an ideal candidate for PBIS student of the month. She is always ready for class with her materials. She is very responsible by always having her work done. She is respectful to students and teachers. She is an awesome student to have in class!"
Lane Koch, 11th Grade
Parents: Seth & Alice Koch
Activities Involved In: Football, Basektball, Baseball, and 4H
What Lane's teachers said about him: "Lane positively interacts with several students with special needs on a number of occasions. It was apparent from their body language that these were genuine, beneficial exchanges. Lane is also very respectful and responsible when it comes to the classroom."
Sharlie Waseskuk, 10th grade
Parents: Talia Waseskuk
Activities Involved In: Track
What Sharlie's teachers said about her: "Sharlie has had some things going on in her life but she always has a smile. She has a positive attitude no matter what happens in class or school. She is friendly to teachers in the hall and respectful to others."
Clarissa Rosenberger, 9th grade
Parents: Todd & Megan Rosenberger
Activities Involved In: Volleyball, Track, Individual Speech, Dance, Musicals, and Plays.
What Clarissa's teachers said about her: "Clarissa does a fantastic job working with other students. She is patient with others and befriends all students, even when others won't. She is always respectful and helpful to others."
The STC High School Activities Office will hold a spring activities parent meeting at the high school on Thursday, March 2 at 5:00 p.m in the Little Theater. At 5:15 p.m. there will be breakout meetings held for each sport. Please refer to the schedule below.
5:00 p.m. - STC Activities Intro Question/Answer Session (LITTLE THEATRE)
5:15 p.m. - Breakout Meetings
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 2 with school released 1 hour early on those days. Elementary conferences will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Middle school and high school conferences will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Due to conferences, Wednesday, March 1 will be a normal school day with no early release. There will be no school on Friday, March 3.