Archive for Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Tonganoxie Middle School among 20 finalists in Battle of the Brains
November 20, 2019
Tonganoxie Middle School is a finalist in the 2019 Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains, but it needs help from online voters to advance to the next round. TMS is one of 20 schools selected as finalists this past week. Online voters can pick their favorite proposal through this Friday. Anyone with a valid email address can vote daily.
Winter sports getting started; girls wrestling being added to Tonganoxie High offerings
November 20, 2019
And just like that, it’s now winter sports season. Kansas high school winter sports teams began the season with their first preseason practices Monday. Tonganoxie High has two new coaches at their respective helms. Mitch Loomis takes over as THS girls basketball coach after previously serving as an assistant. He takes over for Drew Williams.
Bennett resigns from Tonganoxie City Council position
November 20, 2019
A Tonganoxie City Council member announced his resignation effective immediately at Monday’s regular meeting, but how he will be replaced — and when — still is in limbo. Dave Bennett made his announcement at the beginning of Monday’s meeting. Bennett said “certain developments in my personal life” in the last two weeks regrettably forced him to submit his resignation, effective immediately. A former Tonganoxie City fire chief, Bennett was appointed to the City Council in April 2018 to fill a vacancy after Jamie Lawson stepped down.