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Welcome to North Tama

Welcome from Superintendent Robert Cue:

“Moving from a Good School to a Great School”

Dear Visitors:

On behalf of our communities of Buckingham, Clutier, Dinsdale and Traer, the North Tama Board ...more

Drew Daywalt, Author Visit, March 30 and 31


Drew Daywalt, screenwriter and children’s book author of The Day The Crayons Quit, will be visiting North Tama School on March 30 and 31. The Day The Crayons Quit  has been on the New York Times best seller list for over 85 weeks. Drew will sign books while he is here, if you would like to order a book in advance, please download a copy of the order form below. Parents and community are invited to hear Drew speak, details will be shared soon.

Here’s some information about Drew:

Ever since his childhood in one of Ohio’s most haunted houses, writer director Drew Daywalt has been writing escapist fantasy and building worlds of his own. With a degree in Creative Writing, and a concentration in Children’s Literature from Emerson College in Boston, Daywalt set off to Hollywood where he spent years writing for Disney and Universal on such beloved shows as Timon & PumbaBuzz Lightyear, and Woody Woodpecker, and where his animated series The Wacky World of Tex Avery garnered an Emmy nomination. 

His first trip into live action landed him studio screenwriting and feature film directing work with such Hollywood luminaries as Quentin Tarrantino,  Lawrence Bender, Tony Scott, Brett Ratner and Jerry Bruckheimer. 

With an eye toward picture book writing, Daywalt’s first book THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, debuted on the New York Times Best Seller’s List in June 2013, and has since become a number 1 Best Seller.  The crayons will return in August 2015 for the highly anticipated sequel, THE DAY CRAYONS CAME HOME. (source: http://thelittlecrookedcottage.blogspot.com/2015/02/mr-pig-live-sort-of-with-crayons.html)

Book Orders

In order to make sure we have pre-ordered books in time for Drew's visit, we need to place the order at the beginning of March.

Order forms are due by Tuesday, March 3. Payment of $15 due with order, please bring forms to the Main Office.

Drew Daywalt Book Order Form

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Secondary Bulletin, February 27, 2015
Secondary Bulletin, February 27, 2015


       The library’s online book fair is open through today, there are books for all ages available!  http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/northtama
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Posted by: Suzanne Earley
Published: 2/27/15

Note about School Funding from Mr. Cue, please contact legislators
Please take the time to contact your legislators as soon as possible  letting them know we need 4% supplemental state aid.  Next week it looks like the legislature will try to establish the supplemental student aid issue and they need to... Continue
Posted by: Suzanne Earley
Published: 2/27/15

Secondary Bulletin, February 26, 2015


       The library’s online book fair is open through the end of the week, there are books for all ages available!  http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/northtama
       Art Club Meeting... Continue
Posted by: Suzanne Earley
Published: 2/26/15

Family Reading Night 2015 -- Reading is Magical -- pictures!
The kickoff to the elementary's month-long reading program took place on Monday, February 23, 2015. In addition to a book fair, there was a guest reader, a reader's theater and families participated in activities and crafts.

The online ... Continue
Posted by: Suzanne Earley
Published: 2/26/15

Two Hour Delay, Friday, February 27, 2015
Due to the cold, North Tama will have a 2 hour delay on Friday, February 27. Continue
Posted by: Suzanne Earley
Published: 2/26/15

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All North Tama students are scheduled for classes from 8:10 to 3:40 this year.

The High School and Junior Bell Schedules can be viewed by clicking the More link.

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It is the policy of the North Tama County Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender, identity, and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination on the North Tama Website: www.n-tama.k12.ia.us under Parents/Students section.  If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Craig Josh Youel, Elementary Principal, 605 Walnut Street, Traer, Iowa 50675, 319-478-2265, E-mail:  jyouel@n-tama.k12.ia.us.

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