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Barton County Prevention scholarships available

Barton County 2011 high school graduates and voc tech and college students enrolled for fall 2011-Sophmores through Seniors-are eligible to apply for 2011 Barton County Prevention Scholarships if they have not previously received the prevention scholarship.

July 31, 2011 | | Education


Barton County Prevention Scholarships available

Barton County 2011 high school graduates and voc-tech and college students enrolled for fall 2011 – sophomores through seniors – are eligible to apply for 2011 Barton County Prevention Scholarships if they have not previously received the prevention scholarship.

July 30, 2011 | | Education


Incredible Years preschool schedules open house

Anyone interested in learning more about Incredible Years preschool is invited to its open house where staff members will share information about the curriculum and other activities. The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, at the preschool, 1312 Patton Road.

July 30, 2011 | | Education


FHSU honor students take part in summer scholarship program

Members of Fort Hays State University's chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars have the opportunity to take part in NSCS's Summer Success S2 Challenge, a 12-week program that launched June 6 and goes through August.

July 24, 2011 | | Education


USAA National Honor Student Lovric

The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Ema Lovric, of Great Bend, has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National

July 24, 2011 | | Education


Medical students from Great Bend begin clinical training at the KU School of Medicine–Wichita

Jessica Leiker and Abbie Schuster, from Great Bend, have begun their hands-on, clinical training at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita before receiving medical doctor degrees. For the last two years, Leiker and Schuster studied biological sciences in Kansas City.

July 24, 2011 | | Education


Center for Civic Leadership wins FHSU a 2nd Outstanding Leadership Program Award

Leadership programs at Fort Hays State University have joined a rare group with the announcement that the Association of Leadership Educators has given the university's Center for Civic Leadership its 2011 award for Outstanding Leadership Programs.

July 24, 2011 | | Education


Garden City Community College issues honor rolls

Garden City Community College has released honor rolls for the spring semester of 2011.

July 10, 2011 | | Education


Buntain inducted into ALD at Washburn University

Jordyn Nicole Buntain of Great Bend, was recently recognized at an induction ceremony as a member of the Top Hat Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at Washburn University.

July 10, 2011 | | Education


GBCF announces 2011 Paul J. Urban Scholarship recipients

The Golden Belt Community Foundation recently awarded four scholarships from the Paul J. Urban Memorial Scholarship Fund.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


The United States Achievement Academy announces award winner

The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Tristan Yount, from Great Bend, has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award winner.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


K-State awards semester, graduation honors for Spring 2011

More than 3,000 students earned semester honors from Kansas State University for their academic performance in the spring 2011 semester, while 337 students have received May 2011 graduation honors to recognize outstanding academic performance.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


2011 Hutchinson Community College graduates

Hutchinson Community College announces the 2011 list of graduates. Two hundred and forty-eight individuals received an Associate of Applied Science degree at the graduation ceremonies held on May 13.

July 03, 2011 | | Education


Three Great Bend teachers are named Master Teachers by Kansas Strong

Kansas Strong announces that Deena Smith, Katt Shelton and Traci Miller of Unified School District 428 have completed the comprehensive workshop and training schedule to be Master Teachers, and are experts in Kansas Strong's "Fossils To Fuel" training module.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


Sigma Alpha Lambda new member

Sigma Alpha Lambda announces that Katelyn Rene Kaiser of Great Bend, has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at Kansas State University. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development, and lifelong professional fulfillment.

June 26, 2011 | | Education


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KU honors 54 high school seniors from five Central Kansas counties

Students from 12 Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 11, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.

March 01, 2015 | | Education


Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


​Barton Nursing partnership with St. Rose Health Center continues to thrive

Nothing can prepare a student for a career like hands-on experience with real-world equipment. Barton's Nursing, Adult Healthcare and Pharmacy Technician programs will all have more opportunities for continued real-world scenarios with the help of a recent, sizable donation of about $140,000 worth of equipment from St. Rose Health Center in Great Bend.

February 25, 2015 | | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 24, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Ellinwood High School Band attends KSU Band Day

ELLINWOOD - Several Ellinwood High School band members recently participated in the KSU Concert Band Clinic in Manhattan.

February 23, 2015 | | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


GBMS Above and Beyond winners

Great Bend Middle School announces the November through January Above and Beyond Winners. Each of these students was nominated by their teachers because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty in becoming a good citizen of GBMS. The students received a certificate and a pizza and pop luncheon with the school administrators.

February 22, 2015 | | Education


GBHS FFA attends Kansas Equifest

February 22, 2015 | | Education


KU announces fall 2014 honor roll

LAWRENCE - Approximately 4,970 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2014 semester.

February 20, 2015 | | Education


Pittsburg State University releases fall honor rolls

PITTSBURG – Pittsburg State University has released the honor rolls for the 2014 fall semester. To qualify for Dean's Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade point average (GPA) of 3.6000 for all credit course work that semester and have no grade lower than a B and no grade of I in any course during the semester. To qualify for All-A Scholastic Honors, a student must complete at least 12 semester hours, receive a grade of A in all credit course work for the semester and have no grade of I in ...

February 20, 2015 | | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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