Schools and education

Tongnoxie USD 464 board approves personnel
May 20, 2022
Personnel recommendations were approved at the Tonganoxie USD 464 school board meeting May 9 at the Tonganoxie Elementary School library.
Tonganoxie High seniors to graduate Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park
May 20, 2022
Diplomas will be received Saturday as Tonganoxie High seniors will go from students to alumni. Commencement exercises will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Nearly 140 12th-graders are in the THS Class of 2022.
Tonganoxie Elementary School Fine Arts Night is today at TES
May 12, 2022
Tonganoxie Elementary School is having its Fine Arts Night from 5:30-7 p.m. today at TES, 1180 S. East St. The art exhibit will feature works of TES students in grades K-5. There also will be a photo booth, a Chorister concert and other music performances.
Tonganoxie High graduation May 21 at Children’s Mercy Park
May 11, 2022
Tonganoxie will have its graduation ceremony a week later at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Commencement exercises start at 10 a.m. May 21 at the home of Sporting Kansas City at 1 Sporting Way in KCK.
Tonganoxie High alumni banquet is Saturday
May 5, 2022
It’s almost time for an in-person reunion of Tonganoxie High School graduates. The COVID-19 pandemic forced cancellations of alumni weekends the past two years for many schools, but THS alums will have the opportunity to gather again Saturday, as the Tonganoxie High School Class of 1997 will be hosting the THS Alumni Banquet. The Class of 1972 also is the honored class, as they are celebrating their 50th reunion.
Tonganoxie USD 464 investigating vandalism at new learning center
May 4, 2022
An investigation and cleanup of an incident last week continues at Tonganoxie High School. A forced entry took place last week at the THS learning center, the new two-story academic area that opened at the start of the semester.
Tonganoxie FFA Alumni UTV Dice Run nets $3,500 for VFW Post 9271
April 29, 2022
The inaugural Tonganoxie FFA Alumni UTV Dice Run brought in $3,504 earlier this month. Proceeds are going to Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271. Dice run winners were Morgan Gilliland with a top score of 76, Matt Feldkamp with a 74 and Ron Haslett with a 72. Overall, some 335 riders and passengers in 175 vehicles participated.
Tonganoxie High Alumni Banquet returning soon
April 29, 2022
The Tonganoxie High School Class of 1997 will be hosting the THS Alumni Banquet and honoring the Class of 1972. The banquet is set for 6 p.m. May 7 at the new Tonganoxie High School cafeteria. Tickets for this year’s alumni banquet are $25 each or 2 for $40 for the dinner and program. They are complimentary for the THS Class of 1972.
Tonganoxie High School conducts mock crash
April 28, 2022
Tonganoxie High School students conducted a mock crash Thursday at Chieftain Park. Tonganoxie High School junior Allison Rawlings organized the crash as part of a Family, Career and Community Leaders of America project. She partnered with local police and fire as well as Leavenworth County Emergency Management, Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol to put on the demonstration for THS students.
Mock car crash is today for THS students at Chieftain Park
April 20, 2022
The aftermath of a mock car crash will be simulated at noon today in the Chieftain Park parking lot for Tonganoxie High School students. Various emergency vehicles will be on scene for the annual demonstration for students.
Tonganoxie School 2 School Memorial Run is Saturday
April 15, 2022
It’s almost time for this year’s Tonganoxie High Cross Country School 2 School Memorial Run. The run will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Chieftain Park, with the route to wind back to the park for the finish line. The sixth annual scholarship fundraiser normally starts and ends at THS, but it will start and end at Chieftain Park this year due to construction on the THS campus.
Tonganoxie FFA Alumni Dice Run to benefit VFW on Saturday
April 1, 2022
The Veterans Off Road Dice Run is about to make its debut in Tonganoxie. The event, which the Tonganoxie FFA Alumni chapter is organizing, will be Saturday. Registration is 8-10 a.m., with the ride starting at 10 a.m.
Tonganoxie High Prom is Saturday at Deer Ridge Estate
April 1, 2022
Picturesque places in Tonganoxie and the surrounding area likely will be filled with high school students in formal
Tonganoxie Middle School presents ‘Matilda Jr.’
March 18, 2022
Tonganoxie Middle School recently presented “Matilda Jr. The Musical” at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center on the Tonganoxie High School campus. The large cast of TMS thespians performed evening shows March 4 and 5 and a matinee March 6.
Tonganoxie High Alumni Banquet returning in May
March 18, 2022
The Tonganoxie High School Class of 1997 will be hosting the THS Alumni Banquet and honoring the Class of 1972. The banquet is 6 p.m. May 7 at the new Tonganoxie High School cafeteria. Tickets are $25 each or 2 for $40 for the dinner and program. They are complimentary for the THS Class of 1972.

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