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Conference to help teachers infuse ag in classrooms

MANHATTAN - The Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is announcing its first-ever summer conference for Kansas teachers. The one-day event is being held on June 2 at the Salina Bicentennial center and is open to all Kansas teachers, volunteers, out-of-school program coordinators and those interested in agriculture education.

April 19, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students, tutors give new SAT exam mixed reviews in its first month

When she took the SAT in March, Karissa Cloutier, a high school junior in New Hampshire, was one of the first students to take the newest iteration of the test, originally the Scholastic Aptitude Test, which has been administered since 1926. It went pretty well, she says, although she would have hoped for more time on the reading sections.

April 19, 2016 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


The real cost of college is confusing and hidden, new study says

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 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Former local teacher honored

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.

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


New members selected to Blue Key senior honorary for 2016-2017

Blue Key, Kanas State University's senior honorary, has selected its new members for the 2016-2017 school year.

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University’s Staley School of Leadership Studies announces 2016 class of Snyder Leaders

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.

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sixth grade band members present concert Monday

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.

April 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Feds use fake university to nab 21 visa mill fraudsters

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 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Animal sciences and industry’s Academic Quadrathalon team takes second in regional

A team of animal sciences and industry students from Kansas State University competed at the Midwest Regional ASI Academic Quadrathalon in Iowa over spring break, coming home as first runners-up.

April 10, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Speech contest helps Holy Family students develop skills

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."

April 09, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


Enrollment opens soon at Incredible Years Preschool

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.

April 08, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Parents relate their children’s ‘dramatic’ successes at Incredible Years

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.

April 08, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Should cities help teachers who can't afford to live where they work?

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 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Former student who sued law school for fraud loses

Unable to find paying work as a lawyer and scrambling to pay off $150,000 in law school debt, Anna Alaburda took her argument that her school deceived her to a jury. And this week, she lost.

April 05, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GBMS Honor Roll

Principals Honor Roll

April 03, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Education


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BCC nursing program accepting applications

The nursing program at Barton Community College is accepting student applications for the 2018-19 academic year until Jan. 31. Those wishing to apply to the ...

January 15, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBCF 2018-2019 scholarship applications available

Golden Belt Community Foundation provides local college students with a free scholarship search and application process. The goal is simple, to connect students with donors ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Central Plains High School Honor Roll

2nd nine weeks honor roll

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll listed

The Great Bend High School second-quarter honor roll is as follows:

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


HMS announces honor rolls

HOISINGTON – The Hoisington Middle School has released the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. It includes:

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


2018 Kansas Horizon Award program recognizes 32 first-year Kansas educators

TOPEKA – Thirty-two first-year educators from Kansas are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2018 Kansas Horizon Award program.

January 13, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Kansas State University awards semester honors to more than 4,000 students

MANHATTAN - A record 4,044 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the fall 2017 semester.

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Three state agencies partnering to award scholarships to Kansas high school seniors

TOPEKA - Kansas Securities Commissioner John Wine, State Bank Commissioner Miki Bowman, and Kansas Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer announced the opening of the 2018 Kansas Financial ...

January 13, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


How to read 100 books this year

My sister-in-law is not the type to brag. So she never would have admitted it herself.

January 11, 2018 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Education


Graduation ceremonies conclude Emporia State’s fall 2017 semester

More than 500 students were candidates for degrees during winter commencement at Emporia State University on Saturday, Dec. 16.

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students named to Dean’s List at Bethany College

LINDSBORG - Nearly 200 Bethany College students have earned semester honors for their academic performance during the fall 2017 semester and have been named to the ...

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Students' Christ-math Geome-tree

Park School sixth graders in Great Bend pose with an unusual math-inspired Christmas tree. It was created from Sierpinski triangles, which are fractal and attractive ...

January 06, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


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