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Rickard ready to embark on college career at Ottawa
August 3, 2017
Keaton Rickard weighed his options in continuing his football career at the college level. In the end, he opted to head south. Rickard signed earlier this year to play football at Ottawa University. He also seriously considered the short trip north to Leavenworth and University of St. Mary. He also had his eye on the short trip west to Washburn in Topeka.
Tonganoxie USD 464 in-person enrollment ends today; online deadline Aug. 11
August 3, 2017
USD 464 in-person enrollment concludes Thursday; online concludes Aug. 11 Online enrollment for students in Tonganoxie USD 464 is open through Aug. 11. In-person enrollment was Tuesday and continues 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today. New THS student enrollment is 8 a.m.-2 p.m Thursday.
Fall sports teams to get season started Aug. 14
August 3, 2017
Tonganoxie and Mclouth fall sports seasons soon will be starting. Preseason practices begin across the state Aug. 14.
Tonganoxie Summer Lunch Crew reports successful free youth lunch program
August 3, 2017
The Summer Lunch Crew grew in participation this summer at Tonganoxie Elementary School. The program, which is in its second year, offered free lunches to any youths 18 and younger. The United States Department of Agriculture sponsors the lunch program, which can be found in many school districts. However, Tonganoxie added other components to its midday offerings aside from the meals.
Baker bound for THS cross country and track alum
August 3, 2017
A major, a coach and future teammates helped solidify Emily Chambers’ decision to continue her running career in Baldwin City. Flanked by her parents, Jason and Jenny Chambers, Emily signed with Baker University earlier this year to run cross country and participate in indoor and outdoor track for the Wildcats. “When I took my visit, the school just seemed perfect,” Chambers said. “There were a few upperclassmen who came and had lunch with me. They had nothing but great things to say about Baker.