Schools and education

Tonganoxie, McLouth set for annual homecoming festivities
October 3, 2014
Familiar faces are expected to return to both Tonganoxie and McLouth this weekend. High schools of both communities are celebrating homecoming this week, with both crowning homecoming royalty during Friday’s respective football games. Here’s a closer look at what’s being planned at both schools:
Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation Hall of fame inductees to be recognized Oct. 3
September 16, 2014
The Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation will induct four more members into its hall of fame early next month.
Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 16, 2014
Reece and Nichols’ back-to-school fundraiser continues.
Enrollment up in Tonganoxie USD 464
September 10, 2014
Early numbers indicate Tonganoxie USD 464 has seen an increase in enrollment. Superintendent Lyn Rantz reported that the elementary school has 709 students, the middle school 649 and the high school 606 for a total of 1,964.
Tonganoxie Elementary School to have Sonic Night on Friday
September 4, 2014
Tonganoxie Elementary School faculty and staff will be delivering food 5-8 p.m. Friday at Sonic, 550 North Star Drive. Tips and 10 percent of all sales will go to TES.
Athletic training class debuts at THS
September 2, 2014
Tonganoxie High students interested in athletic training can now go behind the scenes well before leaving the halls of their own school.
Tonganoxie ACT scores up slightly
August 26, 2014
Tonganoxie High School students improved in every category in 2014 from the previous year’s marks.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board OKs budget with slightly lower mill rate
August 5, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464’s budget is expected carry a slightly lower tax rate for 2014-15. The school board approved the budget with a mill rate of 58.867 mills at a special meeting Monday.
Tonganoxie USD 464 board votes Baragary as 2014-15 president
July 15, 2014
The Tonganoxie USD 464 school board voted Kathy Baragary as its board president for the 2014-15 school year.
Mirror, Tonganoxie Book Buggy encouraging youths to write book reviews
July 7, 2014
Youths who participate in the Tonganoxie Elementary School Book Buggy program have the opportunity to write reviews for The Mirror.
Tonganoxie High cheer, dance teams score awards in Salina
June 25, 2014
The Tonganoxie High School cheer/yell and dance teams earned several awards at a camp last week on the Kansas Wesleyan University campus in Salina.
Local student qualifies for national rodeo events
June 23, 2014
A Tonganoxie Middle School student is currently competing among some of the top junior rodeo stars the nation has to offer.
Tonganoxie teachers hope youths get on board for reading program
June 10, 2014
Summer might not be the most likely time for some youths to be reading.
Weseman says goodbye at final board meeting
June 10, 2014
No tears were shed when Randy Weseman removed his name tag after Monday’s Tonganoxie school board meeting, but emotion could be heard in his voice, as well as those he’s worked with for the past three years.
Tonganoxie Elementary School PE teacher gets national award
06:00 a.m., May 23, 2014 Updated 04:59 p.m.
Tonganoxie resident Diane Titterington of Tonganoxie Elementary School was honored as the Central District Health Education Teacher of the Year by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at its 129th annual National Convention and Expo last month in St. Louis.

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