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District Announcements

Transportation requests for the 2015-16 school year
Students who reside more than 2.5 miles from the attendance center they attend may complete a transportation request any time after July 13, 2015 provided no information on the request will change before the new school year begins.
Transportation requests for students who live less than 2.5 miles from the attendance center they attend (Pay-to-Ride Program) may complete a transportation request at the district office beginning August 12.  Requests will be accepted on a first come, first serve, space available basis. Seat assignments for students living less than 2.5 miles from their attendance center will not be determined until August 17th.  Fees associated with the pay-to-ride program must be paid (a check is preferred, sorry no debit/credit cards are accepted) in order to reserve your space in line for any available seats. 
All persons completing a transportation request must provide proof of residency (driver’s license and a utility bill in their name) at the time the transportation request is submitted.

The Tongie Summer Lunch Crew program, offered by the School District and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide free lunch daily to youth’s age 1 to 18 years of age.  This means any youth, whether they are a student in the district or not; whether they are on the district’s free and reduced lunch program or not; whether they live in the state of Kansas or not.  So if there are families and grandparents that have grandchildren in from out of town….they are welcome to eat a free lunch!
The location for the Tongie Summer Lunch Crew program will be:
Tonganoxie Middle School,  824 Washington
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
June 1, 2015 to July 24, 2015  (closed July 3, 2015
Menu offerings will include stuffed crust pizza, cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets, cheese quesadilla, and there
will be an assortment of sides such as salad and fruit along with milk.

There are a few guidelines:  Adults are welcome to purchase a lunch for $3.40, however adults are prohibited from eating from their child’s tray and food cannot be carried out of the dining room area.  Additionally, there will only be one meal with predetermined side choices offered each day, so parents will need to be responsible for monitoring any food allergies their child may have themselves.
The Summer Lunch Menu is posted on the District website:
Join us and bring a friend for a free lunch and be a part of the Tongie Summer Lunch Crew!
Youth Age 1 to 18 – FREE LUNCH!! Adult Lunch - $3.40

If you are traveling and want to locate a summer meal program click on summer meal site locator tool to find a location near you. 
Any questions regarding the program contact Barb Smith (View Flyer) (menu)
Student Absences

If your student will have to miss school or needs to leave school early for any reason, please contact the school's office as soon as possible to let them know.
  • High School - 913-845-3042
  • Middle School - 913-845-2627
  • Elementary - 913-845-2290
Each building sets rules concerning excused vs unexcused absences. These rules are published in each school's Student Handbook.
Information for Student Athletes

There are a variety of forms and information sheets available to students in grades 7-12 who will be participating in school sports.
  • Student Athlete Packet - 2014-15 academic year. For 7-12 grade students who will be participating in inter-scholastic athletics. Contains the Pre-Participation Physical (PPE), Eligibility Checklist, District Substance Abuse Policy, and KSHSAA Concussion and Head Injury Sign-Off Sheet. The packet must be filled out completely and turned in before the student can attend practice.
  • Student Accident Insurance Q & A
  • Student Accident Insurance Standard Group Plan - this document will help parents understand coverage offered by the insurance policy that covers students during any school-related activity. This is a secondary policy and goes into effect after the family's regular insurance has provided coverage. This policy does not cover KSHSAA activities.
  • KSHSAA Activities Plan - this describes the district's athletic policy policy which covers students injured during practice, travel, and competitions of KSHSAA activities. This plan is a secondary insurance policy and goes into effect after the family's regular insurance has provided coverage. It has a $5,000 deductible.
  • KSHSAA Accident Insurance - an optional plan to be purchased by families of students involved in KSHSAA activities, covers the $5,000 deductible for the KSHSAA Activities Plan. This plan must be purchased and paid for prior to the first day of practice for the sport in which the student is participating. If parents choose not to purchase this additional insurance, any medical bills as a result of a sports-related injury will be subject to a $5,000 deductible and will not be paid by the district's insurance.


The district offers a variety of calendar options for our patrons.

Academic Year Calendar.

Kaw Valley League/RSchoolToday High School Events Calendar - this subscription service will allow district patrons to view, search, filter and print a variety of calendars for high school events and activities. The calendar may also be accessed by going to then clicking Tonganoxie at the right side of the page.

Each building is responsible for the upkeep of their online athletics and events calendar, available by clicking the District Calendar link at the very top of the webpage, or going to the Schools menu then choosing the building.

At their September '12 meeting, the Board of Education approved new policies and procedures for requesting district facilities.

A Facility Use Packet has been developed to help patrons with the proper forms, contact information, and billing procedures.

If you currently use, or plan to use, district facilities, please take a look at the packet to help insure that the proper procedures are being followed. Feel free to print the packet so all the information is readily available.

To reserve a district facility:
  1. Call or visit the scheduling coordinator of the facility you wish to request. For TES, call Carlie Puhr at 913-845-2290. For TMS, call Mark Altman at 845-2627. For THS, (except the Chieftain Room) call Brent Smith at 845-3042. For the Chieftain Room, call Mary Welsh at 845-2654. They will be able to tell you if the facility is available when you need it.
  2. Once you have determined that the facility is available, fill out the Facility Request form and get a signature from the scheduling coordinator or administrator at the appropriate building.
  3. Send the completed and signed form, and insurance waiver if required, to Bill Seymour at the District Administrative Center. Fees will be assessed and you will be contacted about payment to secure the facility.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the building administrator or the District Administrative Center.