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GBHS Band large ensemble contest

Great Bend High School Band held their large ensemble contest at the GBHS Gym on March 10, with both Varsity and Junior Varsity Bands receiving I ratings. Mr. Bill Clausing from St. John was the adjudicator/clinician and said many favorable comments. The Varsity Band performed "Where the Black Hawk Soars," and "Light Eternal." Selections the JV Band played were "Park Street Celebration" and "Water Music Suite." On March 16, 60 band members and 11 sponsors went to Branson, Mo. where they performed at the Clay Cooper Theatre through the Branson Live on Stage organization. They received a standing ovation ...

March 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll

March 27, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Cuban leader Raul Castro says human rights should not be politicized

Western journalists covering President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba put Cuban president Raul Castro on the spot Monday, forcing Castro to respond to questions about human rights abuses and political prisoners.

March 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China moves to expand humanities, liberal arts in higher education

Even as higher-ed reformers in the U.S. ratchet up doubts about the value of a humanities degree, a high-profile push is underway in Hong Kong to expand liberal arts offerings in the city's eight universities, wrote Ben Wildavsky for Hechinger Report.

March 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


EPA reports that lead taints water in hundreds of public schools nationwide

Parents who thought that the lead contamination in the water supply of Flint, Michigan, was someone else's problem might want to think again, according to a new report by USA Today.

March 22, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Lincoln Elementary wins donation

Lincoln Elementary School has received a $2,500 donation from America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

March 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Looking beyond the 10,000-hour rule on the path to exceptional performance

Anders Ericcson is a psychology professor at Florida State University who has become the authority on the subject of expertise. His research attracted wide attention in 2008, when Malcolm Gladwell’s book "Outliers" popularized the “10,000-hour rule,” which held that any discipline — from playing the piano to jiu jitsu — takes 10,000 hours to master.

March 16, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


University of Missouri in financial tailspin as freshman enrollment dips and revenue slides

The University of Missouri, which was wracked with highly publicized campus protests last fall that led to the resignation of the system's chancellor, is now struggling financially, faced with a shortfall in freshman admissions.

March 15, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Parnassus Club auditions

On March 6, the Parnassus Club held their annual piano and voice auditions at the Barton Community College Fine Arts Building.

March 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington Middle School honor roll

The Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the 3rd nine weeks.

March 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kudos given to Great Bend students

Jefferson Elementary Principal Art Baker introduced Jordan Brough to the USD 428 Board of Education on Tuesday, where he was recognized for winning this year's local spelling bee.

March 12, 2016 | Susan Thacker | Education


Nike's founder just donated $400 million to Stanford. Is it too much?

Nike founder Phil Knight is donating $400 million to the Stanford Business School, an announcement that has sparked new questions over endowment arms funneling ever greater sums to a tiny handful of the nation's most elite private universities.

March 07, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barton Community College announces fall 2015 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the fall semester of 2015.

March 06, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


How will the new education secretary shape the law replacing No Child Left Behind?

Six months after Arne Duncan announced he was retiring as education secretary, President Obama formally nominated acting Secretary John King this week for a short tenure of great significance.

February 29, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBHS FFA presents appreciation plague

February 28, 2016 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Spending per pupil varies widely across the country — and it's hurting these people most

Spending per pupil varies widely from school district to district and from state to state — even when regional cost-of-living adjustments are made, a new interactive ...

May 26, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Nevada judge upholds Education Savings Accounts program

A state judge in Nevada has upheld the constitutionality of the state's Education Saving Account plan, which was passed in 2015 and would be ...

May 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


How to manage credit after college graduation

For college graduates, commencement means receiving your diploma and entering your professional career.

May 25, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Q&A: Is the 'math myth' holding back students who don't need it?

Are high school algebra requirements a needless stumbling block or a necessary bridge to success? The answer depends on who you ask.

May 25, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Are licensing regulations killing small businesses?

At first glance there doesn't seem to be much connection between ridesharing services Uber and Lyft being booted out of Austin, Texas markets earlier ...

May 24, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Does warning students about loan debt lead to less borrowing?

Could student debt be curtailed by just sending a letter telling students how much they have borrowed and how long it will take to pay ...

May 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


British proposal would tie a university's tuition to its teaching quality

As part of a recently announced education improvement plan, Britain will allow some universities to charge tuition based on quality of teaching. According to Quartz ...

May 23, 2016 | Megan McNulty Deseret News | Education


Is free speech on campus under threat?

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and libertarian oil magnate Charles Koch argue in a coauthored Wall Street Journal op ed that free speech on ...

May 23, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Nursing scholarships available

The Kansas Nurses Foundation is seeking applicants for nursing scholarships to be awarded for the 2016-2017 school year. The deadline to apply is June 30.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton County Farm Bureau scholarships

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Ellinwood High/Middle School Honor Roll

4th Quarter

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS FFA scholarships awarded

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


McPherson College announces honor roll, honorable mention

McPherson College has recognized its highest academic achievers in their spring 2016 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention students. To qualify for the Honor Roll, students ...

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


153 McPherson College graduates announced

Circles, bowls, and an empty podium were the key images for the McPherson College Class of 2016 to take with them from Commencement.

May 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC honors graduates at Ft Riley

FORT RILEY - Retired Sgt. Jenise Hiram grew up in an environment of alcoholism, crime and violence in The Bronx, New York. In terms of life ...

May 19, 2016 | By BRANDON STEINERT Barton Community College | Education


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