Getting young people into college gets them nowhere if the cost of getting that degree has been poorly estimated and students can’t afford to finish, argues a new report by a University of Wisconsin sociologist.
April 17, 2016|
Former Great Bend High School graduate (1994) and Great Bend Middle School teacher (2003-07) Jamie Wetig has been named Assistant Middle School Principal of the Year by the Kansas Association of Middle School Administrators. Wetig is currently serving as the Assistant Middle School Principal at Valley Center Middle School in Valley Center.
The Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University has selected members of the 2016 class of Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development program is for outstanding students entering their final year of undergraduate studies at the university.
Months of hard work will culminate at 7 p.m. on Monday night as all of the Great Bend sixth grade band members join forces for their annual concert at Great Bend High School gym. Schools represented include Eisenhower, Jefferson, Lincoln, Park, Riley, Holy Family and Central KS Christian Academy.
Twenty-one middlemen who took the bait of a federal sting operation were caught with 1,000 illegal student visas last week, ABC News reports. The sting operation, which began in 2013, set up a fake university with an elaborate website for the University of Northern New Jersey, which did not exist.
April 16, 2016|
Students from Holy Family School participated in a speech contest sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America. The contest, held Tuesday at the Great Bend school, provides an opportunity for fifth and sixth graders to demonstrate their public speaking skills and take pride in personal accomplishments. This year's speech topic was "Hunger in America."
Open enrollment for summer and fall terms at Incredible Years Preschool officially begins Friday, April 15. Parents may call 620-792-4087 or stop in at the preschool, 1312 Patton, for more information.
When a preschool wouldn't enroll Ethan Genova because he wasn't fully potty trained at age 2-and-a-half, the next stop was Incredible Years Preschool. And his parents, Chrissy and Derek Genova, have never looked back.
Teachers and other public service professionals working in costly metro areas around the country are struggling to find affordable housing within reasonable driving distance from their employment. The problem is now leading some cities to explore affordable housing subsidies.
April 06, 2016|
MANHATTAN - The College of Education at Kansas State University is accepting applications for a unique path to the classroom for college graduates nationwide who want to become elementary school teachers. Scholarships are available for those planning to teach in underserved schools in Kansas. Application to particpate should be made by May 1 as classes begin in May.
Great Bend Middle School announces the January through March 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.