Tonganoxie High continues band camp tradition

August 25, 2015

Summer traditionally has been the time of year when athletes knock off the rust with weeklong camps for varying sports. It’s not the only activity in Tonganoxie with such a history. It’s been something longtime Tonganoxie High School band director Charles Van Middlesworth has done with his students with an annual band camp in the summer. This year’s camp took place the Aug. 10-14 on the THS football practice field.


Leavenworth County

Kansas secretary of state clerk sues over termination

August 20, 2015

A former state employee has filed a federal civil lawsuit claiming she was fired from her clerk job at the Kansas secretary of state’s office after she declined to attend prayer services held in the office.

Sports

Longtime educator, coach settles in as Tonganoxie High AD

August 25, 2015

Brian Engelken did his student teaching in this area about 25 years ago in suburban Kansas City and always wanted to return to the area. He got that chance earlier this year. Engelken is Tonganoxie High School’s newest athletics director.

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