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Kaitlin Adams receives Girl Scout scholarship

WICHITA - Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland announced that $23,500 in scholarships has been awarded to seven Kansas Girl Scouts. The recipients include Kaitlin Adams, Great Bend High School Class of 2017, who was awarded a $3,000 scholarship. She plans to attend Barton Community College.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS students awarded local, county scholarships

Great Bend High School's Senior Awards/Scholarship program was held Wednesday, May 10, at the GBHS Auditorium.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS forensics team competes at state

The Great Bend High School forensics team competed at the state champs tournament in Valley Center on Saturday, May 6. The students placed 11th out of 30 5A schools.

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students add talents to commencement ceremonies

MANHATTAN - Two local Kansas State University students will serve as vocalist and musician at KSU commencement ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the Manhattan campus.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


FHSU to honor record number of graduates

HAYS - Fort Hays State University will graduate 4,075 students this year – the total from summer and fall 2016 and spring 2017 – an increase of 7.41 percent from last year's total of 3,794.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


KU announces spring 2017 candidates for degree

LAWRENCE - The names of nearly 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring - representing 96 Kansas counties, 48 states and territories, and 51 countries - have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June.

May 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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


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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


Kansas State University launches community development online graduate certificate

MANHATTAN - To help educate people interested in fostering positive social, economic, cultural and environmental change, Kansas State University will launch a new online graduate certificate ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


K-State Soil Judging Team takes 2nd at nationals

MANHATTAN – Kansas State University's Soil Judging Team won 2nd place in the "Overall Team" and 2nd place in the "Group Judging" categories at the ...

May 13, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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