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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


Fort Hays State University announces fall 2016 graduates

A total of 765 students completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the fall 2016 semester.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBMS Can the Teacher food drive

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


The show goes on

A freak ice storm caused the 7th grade middle school choir concert to be rescheduled but after listening to the groups on Tuesday, audiences said it was worth the wait. The Choirs, students from the 7-1, 7-2 and 7-3 cores, consisted of around 60 students per core and Tuesday was their first opportunity to practice together. Because of the size of the groups, the cores are divided into two groups and one group practices one day and the other group practices the next. Under the direction of Max Chamberlain and accompanied by Abby Hammeke, the groups performed Rock-a My Soul ...

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


From the court to the classroom

Members of the GBMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball team took time out to read to preschool students. The team is learning there is more to basketball then just the game. On Friday, Coach Kyle Kriegh's team took time to read to preschoolers, "It was a great experience for our student-athletes to read with our Panther Pals. The 8th graders really enjoyed reading to the preschoolers and I wish we could spend more time with them. I try to emphasize building character, leadership and becoming better people, not just becoming better basketball players."

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


When did holiday parties turn into sugar-fests? Frustrated parents get creative to limit sweets

As Melinda Arcara marched around the lunchroom, green paper sprouts on her head and large green leaves on her front, a handful of second-grade students began chanting "Brocc-o-li" "Brocc-o-li."

February 09, 2017 | Sara Israelsen-Hartley Deseret News | Education


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GBMS yearbook earns excellence award

Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced that Great Bend Middle

May 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Local student named Governor’s Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Wyatt Rugan of Great Bend High School was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor's Scholars ...

May 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Spring 2017 Dean’s list

Warrensburg, Mo. - Nicholas W. Warren, Great Bend, earned a spot on the University of Central Missouri 3.50-3.99 Dean's List. Each semester, the ...

May 27, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend senior a BBB 2017 Student of Integrity Award winner

Often, when you see "ethics" in the headlines, there is usually trouble – an investigation or violation of a law, rule or code. The Better Business ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU Honors College welcomes new members

HAYS - The Honors College at Fort Hays State University has selected 31 new students, including five current FHSU students and 26 incoming freshmen.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Local student named Governor’s Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, Madison Otter of Great Bend High School was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor's Scholars ...

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS honor roll

Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the 4th nine weeks.

May 20, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

May 17, 2017 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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