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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


Larned inmates pass GED, learn industry skills through BCC

LARNED - Barton Community College President Dr. Carl Heilman offered words of hope and opportunity to the inmates at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility during a learning celebration held April 27.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Staying hydrated

Eisenhower School received a water bottle filling station.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBMS teams attend lego robotics competition

HAYS - On April 28, Great Bend Middle School sent four teams accompanied by Tina Steinert to compete in the Fort Hays State University Western Kansas Lego Robotics Competition. The competition represented 25 western Kansas school districts.

May 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


GBCF scholarships

Over 51 awards and approximately $60,000 in scholarships to 42 students in Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford County will be awarded this year through the Golden Belt Community Foundation.

May 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU students honored

HAYS - Research and creative work by undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members at Fort Hays State University was recognized and celebrated April 26, at the John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day.

May 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | 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 in self-defense.

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 Bend High School Auditorium.

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 $8,000.00, payable $2,000.00 per year during the student's under-graduate college or university career, upon the condition that scholastic eligibility continues to be maintained.

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 19. Visitors can visit all the classrooms, see a magic show, be entertained by reading of short stories and poems created by the students, enjoy a high school music concert, and see lots of active and interactive displays in the gym.

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 of March.

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Peyton Burkhart joins Incredible Years Preschool teaching staff

A lifetime attraction to the teaching profession, as well as a welcoming atmosphere at Incredible Years Preschool combined to draw a Great Bend native to ...

September 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Fort Hays State University awards scholarships

HAYS - Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.

September 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Site Council members for 2017-2018 school year selected

Principals at Great Bend USD 428 learning centers submitted names of recommended 2017-2018 Site Council members for their schools. These were approved at last Monday ...

September 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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