District shuts down schools early
The Tonganoxie School District will close schools at 1:30 p.m. Thursday because of the snow advisory.
District officials said Thursday that there was still no word on canceling classes for Friday.
All Tonganoxie athletic events scheduled for Thursday have been postponed.
The Tonganoxie boys basketball team was scheduled to play in the second round of the Central Heights Tournament in Richmond. That game will be rescheduled for 8 p.m. Friday. The boys team is still scheduled to play Saturday as well. The time will depend on whether the Chieftains win or lose on Friday.
The Tonganoxie Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball home tournament was postponed to Monday.
The eighth-grade girls basketball team's tournament at Monticello was postponed to a date to be determined.
The ninth-grade girls basketball team's tournament at Patton was also postponed to a date to be determined.
The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team had Thursday off. THS is still scheduled to play at 8:30 p.m. Friday in the finals of the Girls Basketball Invitational at Paola High School.
Tonight's rehearsal for Friday and Saturday's sixth annual Madrigal Feaste has also been canceled.