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University announces fall 2016 honor roll

LAWRENCE - Approximately 5,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2016 semester.

March 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


'Eating You Alive' documentary advocates for plant-based diet

The team’s dramatic results inspired them to share their knowledge in the form of “Eating You Alive,” a documentary about the benefits of a plant-based diet.

March 18, 2017 | Megan Hulse Deseret News | Education


GBMS students read to eager Panther Pals

Last Thursday, March 2, was Read Across America Day, the National Education Association's annual celebration of reading.

March 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBMS Orchestra takes charge

Great Bend's Eighth Grade Middle School Orchestra attended the MS-WAC Music Festival in Dodge City on Friday, March 3. The students played two pieces, "March of the Meistersingers" by Wagner arranged by Dackow, and "Momentum" by Robert Longfield, in front of three judges.

March 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School journalists win big at Regional contests

LAWRENCE - The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Regional Contests, which rewarded the best student journalism from among 2,500 entries gathered from around the state.

March 04, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


GBMS students earn Lone Star stunt show

Recently Great Bend Middle School held a school fundraiser in which 183 of the students sold two items or more. As a reward for their efforts, those students attended a BMX bike and inline skate show provided by Lone Star Action Sports.

March 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBMS orchestras earn top ratings

The Great Bend middle school 7th and 8th grade orchestras performed an in-house contest on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in which each group received the highest rating of 1 from Judge Summer Miller.

March 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS pianists go to state

Great Bend High School Regional and State piano contestants did great in their respective competitions. Regional was held at Fort Hays State University on Feb. 4. At regional those receiving II's were: Luke Maneth, Elizabeth Gerdes and Emma Bieker; awarded I's were Alyssa Keller, Lauren Miller, Allen To and Elizabeth Linenberger.

February 27, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


GBMS Jazz Band earns awards at Hutchinson

Members of the Great Bend Middle School Jazz Band traveled to Hutchinson recently to participate in the Bryce Luty Jazz Festival. This event brings together students from middle and high school jazz band programs and provides the them with workshops, practice and clinics.

February 27, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Fort Hays State recognizes area students for scholarships at Great Bend program

Students from central Kansas were recognized at a recent Student Recognition Program in Great Bend for the scholarships they have been awarded from Fort Hays State University for the 2017-18 academic year.

February 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU graphic design students to display projects at the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art

Packaging, print and motion graphic projects from graphic design students at Fort Hays State University will be exhibited in the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, located on the first floor of Rarick Hall on FHSU's campus from Feb. 24 to March 15. Olivia Lowry of Hoisington will be one of the featured students.

February 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Volunteers praised for helping schools

At the Feb. 13 Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education meeting, interim superintendent Khris Thexton noted that volunteers spend more than 120 hours a week at district schools, on average.

February 18, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Education


GB senior chosen for state band

Great Bend High School senior Allison Regehr was selected for the Kansas Music Educators Association 5-6A Band which will meet in Wichita Feb. 23-25. Regehr was selected a fifth chair french horn through live auditions held in Salina last January.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


ROSE Award

Jody Messersmith received a ROSE award (Recognizing Outstanding Support of Education) from Great Bend USD 428 at the Feb. 13 board of education meeting.

February 18, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Education


GBMS bands perform, earn 1 ratings

The Great Bend 7th and 8th Grade Bands under the direction of Don Regehr and Mark DeWald showed off their talent on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Great Bend Middle School gymnasium.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Bullies on the school bus and what educators are doing about it

The fight between two middle school boys was captured on video showing one boy repeatedly punching another student cornered in his seat and kicking back ...

April 24, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Education


GBMS elite groups perform

Members of Great Bend Middle School vocal ensembles Music in Motion and Women in Harmony entertained with song and dance April 11 at the Great ...

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU Alumni Association announces nominees for 2017’s outstanding graduating senior

HAYS - Forty-five graduating seniors at Fort Hays State University have been nominated for the 2017 Torch Award, highest student honor given at FHSU.

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Jordaan Foundation scholars named

For 46 years the Jordaan Scholarships have been awarded to students graduating from the high schools located only in Pawnee County. Each scholarship provides $8 ...

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Stafford students Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge award winners

MANHATTAN - A student entrepreneurship competition featuring high school and collegiate teams from across Kansas has awarded entrepreneurial-minded students with $75,000 in prize money.

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Pawnee Heights plans Academic Fair

ROZEL - The Pawnee Heights schools K-12 in Rozel's annual Academic Fair and Open House will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Middle School students jump ‘Hoops for Heart’

Great Bend Middle School students and staff took part in "Hoops for Heart," a learning project to benefit the American Heart Association, during the month ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FBLA students meet school board

Great Bend High School's Future Business Leaders of America team has qualified seven students for national competition the June in Anaheim, California.

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend bands shine at regionals

The Regional Music Festival for Solos and Small Ensembles was held at Barton Community College on Saturday, April 8. Band, orchestra and vocal solos from ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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