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TOM RICE SAYS HELLO

Friendly, outgoing and positive are just a few ways to describe Menno’s new superintendent, who brings to town a lot of character — in more ways than one.

  • New Menno Superintendent Tom Rice, who carries with him a big personality and smiles and laughs easily, stands in the front entrance at Menno Public School late last week. Rice comes to Menno after spending 12 years as principal at Gayville-Volin. His positive outlook is rooted in strong faith, family and friendships. 	PHOTO BY JEREMY WALTNER
    New Menno Superintendent Tom Rice, who carries with him a big personality and smiles and laughs easily, stands in the front entrance at Menno Public School late last week. Rice comes to Menno after spending 12 years as principal at Gayville-Volin. His positive outlook is rooted in strong faith, family and friendships. PHOTO BY JEREMY WALTNER
If you ever get an email from Tom Rice, the tagline below his signature will read “attitude matters,” because if there’s anything that the new superintendent at Menno Public School carries with him on his broad shoulders, it comes in the weight of those two words. What’s your message to the staff in Menno, Mr. Rice? “Attitude matters.” What’s your message to the students, Mr. Rice? “Attitude matters.” What’s your message to the parents? “I think you know,” he says. “It’s honestly that…

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