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Central Plains High School Community Scholarship recipients

The Community Scholarship, Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 22 graduates and ten alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May 14, 2017. Many donors, alumni, and organizations made it possible to award $36,646.00 to graduates and alumni to help with their college expenses.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Credit Union of America awards scholarship to local student

Wichita - Credit Union of America (CUA) has awarded eight students with scholarship funds from Credit Union of America's John Michener Scholarship program for the 2017-2018 school year.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Q&A: Could less school and fewer tests be the key to better scores?

Timothy Walker is an American school teacher who suffered a nervous breakdown teaching in Massachusetts before finding peace of mind and career satisfaction teaching second-graders in his wife’s homeland of Finland.

May 19, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: Common misconceptions about how humans learn

Ulrich Boser was a slow learner as a child, a fact that ultimately motivated him to study learning. At some point, Boser says he broke through. But learning never became easy for him. Instead, he came to accept that he would have to work harder and longer than many of his classmates.

May 17, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Kansas State University launches community development online graduate certificate

MANHATTAN - To help educate people interested in fostering positive social, economic, cultural and environmental change, Kansas State University will launch a new online graduate certificate in community development. Applications are currently being accepted and courses will start in fall 2017.

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State Soil Judging Team takes 2nd at nationals

MANHATTAN – Kansas State University's Soil Judging Team won 2nd place in the "Overall Team" and 2nd place in the "Group Judging" categories at the 2017 National Collegiate Soils Contest hosted by Northern Illinois University April 23-28 in DeKalb, Ill.

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kaitlin Adams receives Girl Scout scholarship

WICHITA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland announced that $23,500 in scholarships has been awarded to seven Kansas Girl Scouts. The recipients include Kaitlin Adams, Great Bend High School Class of 2017, who was awarded a $3,000 scholarship. She plans to attend Barton Community College.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS students awarded local, county scholarships

Great Bend High School's Senior Awards/Scholarship program was held Wednesday, May 10, at the GBHS Auditorium.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS forensics team competes at state

The Great Bend High School forensics team competed at the state champs tournament in Valley Center on Saturday, May 6. The students placed 11th out of 30 5A schools.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students add talents to commencement ceremonies

MANHATTAN - Two local Kansas State University students will serve as vocalist and musician at KSU commencement ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the Manhattan campus.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU to honor record number of graduates

HAYS - Fort Hays State University will graduate 4,075 students this year – the total from summer and fall 2016 and spring 2017 – an increase of 7.41 percent from last year's total of 3,794.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


KU announces spring 2017 candidates for degree

LAWRENCE - The names of nearly 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring - representing 96 Kansas counties, 48 states and territories, and 51 countries - have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


PSU releases Spring 2017 graduates

Just over 1,200 students are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University's spring commencement exercises on May 12 and 13. Commencement exercises will be held in the Garfield W. Weede Physical Education Building on the PSU campus.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Lincoln teachers retiring

Friends, family and former staff and students from Lincoln Elementary in Great Bend are invited to help celebrate the retirement of Cheryl Muth and Mary Smith. They have been teaching for a total of 50 years and will be greatly missed at Lincoln Elementary, organizers said.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Be yourself

Some Great Bend Middle School students had the opportunity to hear Gloria Borgan talk about the importance of embracing who they are, and how making good decisions now can affect their future. Bogan encouraged the students not to feel limited by any barriers and stressed the importance of continuing their education after high school. She also discussed the need for students to embrace their culture and the advantages of being bilingual. Great Bend High School offers German, French and Spanish to students. Borgan, who was originally from Baja California, Mexico, is an employee of USD 428 as a translator/interpreter.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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The rebirth of etiquette: Are manners dead, or have they simply been repurposed for a new generation

Eliana Bonati’s son was having a tough time making friends. Diagnosed with attention deficit disorder, he struggled initiating conversations with his peers.

June 28, 2017 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Education


American Legion Boys State

Robert Frizell participated as a delegate at the 80th Anniversary Session of the American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy, held June 4 through ...

June 24, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School Honor Roll

4th 9 weeks

June 17, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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