Schools and education

Tonganoxie High student explores space at Alabama academy
March 26, 2014
Monica Maurer spent a week helping to safely land Air Force One, fixing a NASA satellite and riding something called the Multi-Axis Trainer.
Genesis Christian Academy student wins poster contestant, meets governor
March 21, 2014
Mady Trower, a Genesis Christian Academy fifth-grader won first place in the state’s Fire Safety Poster contest.
Tonganoxie’s own Man of Merit defies stereotypes
THS grad named to select list at KU
March 19, 2014
Jenny McKee first met Bret Koch in one of her classes at Kansas University.
Tonganoxie Middle School’s ‘Hairspray Jr.’ attracts large crowds
March 17, 2014
Tonganoxie Middle School’s “Hairspray Jr.” played to large crowds earlier this month, something director Debbie Holloway said the student actors really noticed.
Tonganoxie school board opens discussions about future of current elementary school
March 11, 2014
As work on the new Tonganoxie Elementary School progresses, USD 464 officials will have to come to a decision: what should become of the existing building when the new school is completed in 2015.
Tonganoxie principal, counselor and secretary retiring in coming months
March 11, 2014
Longtime faculty and staff will be leaving the Tonganoxie school district.
Tonganoxie Elementary School’s annual Jump Rope for Heart starts today
March 10, 2014
Tonganoxie Elementary School students will start their annual Jump Rope for Heart today.
Tonganoxie Middle School students to stage “Hairspray Jr.” Friday, Saturday, Sunday at TPAC
March 7, 2014
The Tongaoxie Middle School Theater Department will be presenting “Hairspray Jr.” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center.
Tonganoxie, McLouth grads on KU honor roll
March 6, 2014
Several Tonganoxie area students are part of 4,620 undergraduate students at Kansas University to earn honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester.
Tonganoxie USD 464, Genesis Christian Academy cancel Monday classes
March 2, 2014
Tonganoxie USD 464 and Genesis Christian Academy will not have Monday classes.
Tonganoxie High wins KVL forensics
February 28, 2014
The Tonganoxie High School forensics team is the new Kaw Valley League champion.
Tonganoxie Middle School science team headed to state
February 28, 2014
The Tonganoxie Middle School Science Olympiad team placed fifth at regionals recently and will compete at the state competition April 5 on the Wichita State University campus.
Tonganoxie’s Genesis Christian Academy fundraiser to feature castle
06:00 a.m., February 25, 2014 Updated 06:00 a.m.
A new feature at this year’s Genesis Christian Academy Night of Knights might have the flavor of a couple Manhattan landmarks.
Tonganoxie teams advance to state for Science Olympiad
February 24, 2014
The Tonganoxie High School Science Olympiad team has earned its highest regional finish and now prepares for another state appearance.