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New teachers welcomed

The new USD 428 teacher class of 2017-18 includes Alden Adams, Helping Hands Preschool; Kylie Birney, Abigail Rodriguez and Tina Vondracek, Lincoln; Brandi Boese, Andrea Ingram and Gail Skalla, Eisenhower; Rhonda Geisler, Riley; Molly Burger, Jefferson; Marlene Regehr and Darla Saindon, Park; Jennifer Christiansen, Jennifer Demaree, Destiny Denney, Jason Drouillard, Courtney Maska, Tyler Rydman and Brian Williams, Great Bend Middle School; Linsey Van Ornum, Jennifer Hopkins, Courtney True, Karla Martinez and Sheri Heilman, Great Bend High School; Liz Gruis, BCSS Ellinwood; and Michaela Heitschmidt, speech language pathologist.

September 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


KSU Alumni Association unveils stained glass mural

MANHATTAN – On Sept. 2, the K-State Alumni Association unveiled a stunning 14 feet x 7 feet stained glass mural paying tribute to four iconic buildings on campus – buildings that represent K-State's history and tradition, academic excellence, student life and campus beauty. The stained glass masterpiece, revealed during a donor reception, is the newest K-State artifact on display at the Alumni Center and is located on the first floor of the facility, adjacent to the Tointon Great Room.

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


2017 Usd #431 Educational Foundation Scholaship Golf Tournament raises $4,800 for Class of 2018

HOISINGTON - The Hoisington USD 431 Education Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 2 at Lake Barton Golf Club. The weather cooperated, leading to increased participation, said USD 431 Superintendent Bill Lowry.

September 08, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Education


GBHS KAYS attend leadership camp

The Great Bend High School Kays club sent four members to KAY leadership camp July 24-28 at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City Kansas.

August 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


School Bus Passing Survey

TOPEKA - A 30-Day School Bus Passing Survey released by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Highway Patrol on Aug. 16 shows more than 9,967 violations occurred on various Kansas roadways from Jan. 23 through March 3.

August 19, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


2017 API Scholarship recipients

August 19, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Fort Hays State’s Reveille yearbook archive is reborn

HAYS – Complete issues of Fort Hays State University's Reveille yearbooks – from the first in 1914 to the last in 2003 – are now online, freely available to the public in clean, crisp, fast-loading and searchable digital versions in Forsyth Library's FHSU Scholars Repository.

August 09, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Barton Community College announces spring 2017 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the spring semester of 2017.

July 29, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University students earn degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - Nearly 3,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2017. The graduates are from 99 Kansas counties, 50 states and the District of Columbia, and 53 countries.

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Masons present scholarships

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Drone patrol

Susan Brown, Amanda VanSkike and Tara Weeks, USD 428 maintenance employees, work on washing a bus from the district's fleet. The trio was caught in action completing one of the many chores the department takes on during the summer.

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas Masonic Foundation to host 34th All-State High School Marching Band

TOPEKA - The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc. has announced plans to present the 34th annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band and corresponding band camp at Butler Community College from July 25-29.

July 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


University of Kansas announces spring 2017 honor roll

More than 5,250 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2017 semester. The students, from KU's Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in Kansas City, represent 90 of 105 Kansas counties, 43 other states and territories, and 40 other countries.

July 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


McKown gift provides art panels

Art is meant to be seen and enjoyed and a donation to USD 428 from the Bill J. McKown Endowment will help make that possible.

July 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC offers 'Degree in 3' with FHSU

Barton Community College and Fort Hays State University have joined in partnership to bring students a fast track program for an Elementary Education degree starting in the 2017-2018 academic year.

July 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Kansas colleges sign agreements to launch DirectLink

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University and the state's community colleges have joined to improve the success of transfer students through the creation of DirectLink.

September 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Peyton Burkhart joins Incredible Years Preschool teaching staff

A lifetime attraction to the teaching profession, as well as a welcoming atmosphere at Incredible Years Preschool combined to draw a Great Bend native to ...

September 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Fort Hays State University awards scholarships

HAYS - Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.

September 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Site Council members for 2017-2018 school year selected

Principals at Great Bend USD 428 learning centers submitted names of recommended 2017-2018 Site Council members for their schools. These were approved at last Monday ...

September 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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