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Welcome to North Tama

Welcome from Superintendent David R. Hill:

Welcome to the North Tama County Community School District. North Tama offers your family a tremendous advantage to learn, participate, and belong. The ...more

Attendance Reporting

If you need to report an absence for your student(s), please use the following numbers and email addresses:

For elementary students (PK through 6), please call 319-478-2265 ext. 155 or send an email ...more

Redhawk News

12/8/17

Secondary

  1. There is no school on Monday due to PD day.  Enjoy your long weekend!
  2. As we get closer to winter weather, any students that wish to receive text alerts must have their cell phone number entered into our system. You will automatically get an email alert, but if you want texts, you need to fill out the form. Some of you filled the form out in September: you do NOT need to fill it out again! Questions? Ask Suzanne! Here’s the form to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/pXovoOd0yrupsTlI2
  3. Check out the Marketing and Design & Engineering classes’ speakers for sale. There are flyers in the hallway, and information on the NT website and Facebook page.  Contact Mr. Daub, Lexie Bradley, Lucy Panfil, Keegan Rohlfsen, or Trinity Grimm for more information.

Junior High

  1. Any 7th or 8th grade student who has not completed their marble lab due to absence during the lab, should report to Mr. Swenson's room during homeroom today or schedule a time with him to make it up. HAPPY FRIDAY!

High School

  1. There will be a Student Council Executive Meeting during lunch today in Mr. LaRue's room.
  2. FREE FREE FREE!  Now that I have your attention, SENIORS, it’s FREE to get a baby photo in for the senior video asap! You may bring a hard copy to the high school office or email a digital copy to smckinley@n-tama.k12.ia.us. We will need a senior photo also!
  3. NHS Game Night is tonight from 8 p.m. -12 a.m. From 8-10, there will be a dodgeball tournament, and from 10 -12 there will be a poker tournament. Admission is $5 or $3 with a canned food item. Dodgeball teams must have six members with at least two girls. Sign up in the Secondary Office today!  There will a $25 Buffalo Wild Wings gift card for the poker winner and other door prizes. There will also be a McDonald’s gift card for the dodgeball winning team.

Homeroom/PE Rotation

Friday: JR/SR

 

Early Dismissal for Athletics

Please excuse JH Girls BB today at 2:50 p.m.

 

Today’s Lunch

Egg Roll, Brown Fried Rice, Broccoli, Peaches, Fortune Cookie

 

Tuesday’s Lunch

Tomato Soup, Crackers, Toasted Cheese Sandwich, Mixed Vegetables, Fruit

 

Daily Quote

“A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.”  ~Carl Reiner

 

Activities

Friday, December 8

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs Janesville (Home)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs Janesville (Away)

8:00pm - NHS Game Night

 

Saturday, December 9

ACT Test Date

3:30pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

4:00pm - Basketball: Girls JV Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

6:15pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

7:15pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

 

Monday, December 11

8:00am NO SCHOOL - Prof Development

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs BCLUW (Away)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs North Tama JH vs. BCLUW (Home)

 

Tuesday, December 12

5:00pm - Basketball: Girls JV Game vs Baxter (Away)

6:00pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs Baxter (Away)

6:30pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs Baxter (Away)

8:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs Baxter (Away)

 

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12/7/17

Secondary

  1. The theme for tonight’s BB game is Red Out.
  2. Check out the Marketing and Design & Engineering classes’ speakers for sale. There are flyers in the hallway, and information on the NT website and Facebook page.  Contact Mr. Daub, Lexie Bradley, Lucy Panfil, Keegan Rohlfsen, or Trinity Grimm for more information.

Junior High

 

High School

  1. There will be a Speech meeting today during lunch in Mr. LaRue's room.
  2. There will be a Student Council Executive Meeting during lunch on Fri., Dec. 8, in Mr. LaRue's room.
  3. Student Council: Make sure to bring a dozen baked goods tomorrow for the NHS game night.
  4. FREE FREE FREE!  Now that I have your attention, SENIORS, it’s FREE to get a baby photo in for the senior video asap! You may bring a hard copy to the high school office or email a digital copy to smckinley@n-tama.k12.ia.us. We will need a senior photo also!
  5. NHS Game Night is this Friday from 8 p.m. -12 a.m. From 8-10, there will be a dodgeball tournament, and from 10 -12 there will be a poker tournament. Admission is $5 or $3 with a canned food item. Dodgeball teams must have six members with at least two girls. Sign up in the Secondary Office today!  There will a $25 Buffalo Wild Wings gift card for the poker winner and other door prizes. There will also be a McDonald’s gift card for the dodgeball winning team.
  6. Congrats to Senior Holly Rigel whose art was chosen for the Cedar Valley High School Juried Art Show! Her work is on display today with other high school art work from 5-7 p.m. at the Waterloo Black's Building, 1st Floor. Way to go!

Homeroom/PE Rotation

Thursday: JH

Friday: JR/SR

 

Early Dismissal for Athletics

Please excuse JH Wrestling today at 3:05 p.m.

 

Today’s Lunch

Italian Dunkers, Carrots, Cinnamon Applesauce Cup

 

Tomorrow’s Lunch

Egg Roll, Brown Fried Rice, Broccoli, Peaches, Fortune Cookie

 

Daily Quote

“Inclusion works to the advantage of everyone. We all have things to learn and we all have something to teach.”  ~Helen Henderson

 

Activities

Thursday, December 7

4:15pm - Wrestling: Boys JH Meet vs Belle Plaine, GRNT (Away)

4:30pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:15pm - Wrestling: Boys Varsity Meet vs Columbus Catholic vs. AGWSR, GRNT (Away)

 

Friday, December 8

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs Janesville (Home)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs Janesville (Away)

8:00pm - NHS Game Night

 

Saturday, December 9

ACT Test Date

3:30pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

4:00pm - Basketball: Girls JV Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

6:15pm - Basketball: Girls Varsity Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

7:15pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs BCLUW (Away) (Time Changed)

 

Monday, December 11

8:00am NO SCHOOL - Prof Development

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs BCLUW (Away)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs North Tama JH vs. BCLUW (Home)

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12/5/17

Secondary

  1. An iPhone was found with a turquoise case and anchor PopSocket. If this is yours, please see Trish in the Secondary Office.
  2. JH and HS Basketball Pictures today - Dec. 5th!  Here is the schedule.  Please release JH BB Players at 3:15 as pictures start at 3:20 p.m.  First up - JH Girls BB or JH Boys, BB Cheer, HS Girls BB, and thn HS Boys BB.
  3. The theme for tonight’s BB games is hick country night.
  4. Check out the Marketing and Design & Engineering classes’ speakers for sale. There are flyers in the hallway, and information on the NT website and Facebook page.  Contact Mr. Daub, Lexie Bradley, Lucy Panfil, Keegan Rohlfsen, or Trinity Grimm for more information.

Junior High

 

High School

  1. It's that time of the year again! NHS Game Night is this Friday from 8 p.m. -12 a.m. From 8-10, there will be a dodgeball tournament, and from 10 -12 there will be a poker tournament. Admission is $5 or $3 with a canned food item. Dodgeball teams must have six members with at least two girls. Sign up in the Secondary Office today!
  2. Art on Display!  Congrats to Senior Holly Rigel whose art was chosen for the Cedar Valley High School Juried Art Show! Her work will be on display with other high school art work this Thurs., Dec. 7, from 5-7 p.m. at the Waterloo Black's Building, 1st Floor. Way to go!
  3. SENIORS: We still need your pictures! Please get one baby picture and one senior picture turned in for the production of the senior video. If you have a printed copy, you may turn that into the box in the main office. Please mark your name on the back of your photo. If you have a digital copy, please email it to Shelby McKinley at smckinley@n-tama.k12.ia.us. Please get these pictures turned in as soon as possible!

Homeroom/PE Rotation

Tuesday: JR/SR

Wednesday: FR/SO

Thursday: JH

Friday: JR/SR

 

Early Dismissal for Athletics

Please excuse JH Wrestling at 2:50 today.

 

Today’s Lunch

Popcorn Chicken, Green Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Chips

 

Tomorrow’s Lunch

Turkey & Ham Subs, Tater Tots, Peas, Mandarin Oranges

 

Daily Quote

“It is easier to reach our potential when we learn the value of including others in our quest.” ~John R. Wooden

 

Activities

Tuesday, December 5

4:30pm - Wrestling: Boys JH Meet vs Iowa Valley Community Schools, GRNT (Away)

5:00pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs New Hampton (Home)

7:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs New Hampton (Home)

 

Thursday, December 7

4:15pm - Wrestling: Boys JH Meet vs Belle Plaine, GRNT (Away)

4:30pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:15pm - Wrestling: Boys Varsity Meet vs Columbus Catholic vs. AGWSR, GRNT (Away)

 

Friday, December 8

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs Janesville (Home)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs Janesville (Away)

8:00pm - NHS Game Night

 

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12/4/17

Secondary

  1. The theme for Tuesday’s BB games is hick country night.
  2. Check out the Marketing and Design & Engineering classes’ speakers for sale. There are flyers in the hallway, and information on the NT website and Facebook page.  Contact Mr. Daub, Lexie Bradley, Lucy Panfil, Keegan Rohlfsen, or Trinity Grimm for more information.

Junior High

 

High School

  1. Art on Display!  Congrats to Senior Holly Rigel whose art was chosen for the Cedar Valley High School Juried Art Show! Her work will be on display with other high school art work this Thurs., Dec. 7, from 5-7 p.m. at the Waterloo Black's Building, 1st Floor. Way to go!
  2. SENIORS: We still need your pictures! Please get one baby picture and one senior picture turned in for the production of the senior video. If you have a printed copy, you may turn that into the box in the main office. Please mark your name on the back of your photo. If you have a digital copy, please email it to Shelby McKinley at smckinley@n-tama.k12.ia.us. Please get these pictures turned in as soon as possible!

Homeroom/PE Rotation

Monday: JH

Tuesday: JR/SR

Wednesday: FR/SO

Thursday: JH

Friday: JR/SR

 

Early Dismissal for Athletics

 

Today’s Lunch

Super Nachos, Bean Salsa, Corn, Pears, Cookie

 

Tomorrow’s Lunch

Popcorn Chicken, Green Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Chips

 

Daily Quote

“Being inclusive is having a human connection without placing judgments before it.”  ~Sarah Greichen

Activities

Monday, December 4

7:00pm - Winter Concert

 

Tuesday, December 5

4:30pm - Wrestling: Boys JH Meet vs Iowa Valley Community Schools, GRNT (Away)

5:00pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs New Hampton (Home)

7:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs New Hampton (Home)

 

Thursday, December 7

4:15pm - Wrestling: Boys JH Meet vs Belle Plaine, GRNT (Away)

4:30pm - Basketball: Boys JV Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:00pm - Basketball: Boys Varsity Game vs Tipton (Home)

6:15pm - Wrestling: Boys Varsity Meet vs Columbus Catholic vs. AGWSR, GRNT (Away)

 

Friday, December 8

4:15pm - Basketball: Boys JH Game vs Janesville (Home)

4:15pm - Basketball: Girls JH Game vs Janesville (Away)

8:00pm - NHS Game Night

 

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District Activity Calendar

Discrimination Policy

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 the District tab, then Notifications.  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.

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

The 2017-2018 School Calendar has been updated as of October 17, 2017. A counting error was discovered, the last day of the school year is now May 23, 2017.

 

Updated 2017-2018 School Calendar (PDF)

 

Please remember that dates are always subject to change. The PDF above is an overview of the year, but is not updated as the year goes on.

For the most up to date information, please check the District Activity Calendar further down the page, as it is kept up to date.

Contact Us

605 Walnut St

Traer, IA 50675

phone: 319-478-2265

fax: 319-478-2917

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Menus subject to change without notice.

Lunch: $2.35/student

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