North Tama Junior Journalist

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Becky Adams and The North Tama Dance Team

Becky Adams and The North Tama Dance Team

By Jadyn Rausch and Mya Sierra


We interviewed Becky Adams about the Dance Team at North Tama and this is what she answered. There are ten girls on the dance team. The team captains are Alyssa Wrage and Sammy Watson. The rest of the girls on the Dance Team are Reanna Hemenway, Tessa Dvorak, Lydia Ketter, Maddy Clausen, Carlie Johanningmeier, Molly Kvidera, Andrea Ubben, Madi Fincial. At State this past weekend they got 4th place in Class lll Pom. There were 11 teams in their Class. They have practice Sunday 6:00 to 9:00 pm. They also have practice on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 am. This is Mrs. Adams 7th year teaching Dance Team. The people who help make up the dances are the captains Alyssa Wrage and Sammy Watson, Abby Kopriva, and Mrs. Adams will help when needed. NTDT has many more performances coming up, so make sure to come out and watch them! COED dance will be December 15th.

By Clay H. and Henry H.


We interviewed Rick F. Samuelson about being a wrestling coach and his upcoming season of wrestling. Mr. Samuelson is the GRNT wrestling coach. The team is made up of North Tama, Gladbrook Reinbeck and Grundy students this year. He has coached wrestling since 1983. Mr. Samuelson feels he has a tough schedule this year for wrestling. GRNT’s record is 0-2. Mr. Samuelson’s favorite thing about coaching is seeing the students hard work pay off. Mr. Samuelson’s favorite memory is State Wrestling Championship in 2004.

Interview with Noah Bond

by Todd Hovatter and Christian Droneberger

Noah Bond is a freshman on the basketball team here at North Tama. This is his second year on the team. He plays on JV and their record is 0 and 2. Noah's favorite thing about playing basketball is being able to blocking the shot.

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