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FHSU graphic design students to display projects at the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art

Packaging, print and motion graphic projects from graphic design students at Fort Hays State University will be exhibited in the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, located on the first floor of Rarick Hall on FHSU's campus from Feb. 24 to March 15. Olivia Lowry of Hoisington will be one of the featured students.

February 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Volunteers praised for helping schools

At the Feb. 13 Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education meeting, interim superintendent Khris Thexton noted that volunteers spend more than 120 hours a week at district schools, on average.

February 18, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Education


GB senior chosen for state band

Great Bend High School senior Allison Regehr was selected for the Kansas Music Educators Association 5-6A Band which will meet in Wichita Feb. 23-25. Regehr was selected a fifth chair french horn through live auditions held in Salina last January.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


ROSE Award

Jody Messersmith received a ROSE award (Recognizing Outstanding Support of Education) from Great Bend USD 428 at the Feb. 13 board of education meeting.

February 18, 2017 | Susan Thacker | Education


GBMS bands perform, earn 1 ratings

The Great Bend 7th and 8th Grade Bands under the direction of Don Regehr and Mark DeWald showed off their talent on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Great Bend Middle School gymnasium.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Fort Hays State University announces fall 2016 graduates

A total of 765 students completed associate, bachelor's or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the fall 2016 semester.

February 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBMS Can the Teacher food drive

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


The show goes on

A freak ice storm caused the 7th grade middle school choir concert to be rescheduled but after listening to the groups on Tuesday, audiences said it was worth the wait. The Choirs, students from the 7-1, 7-2 and 7-3 cores, consisted of around 60 students per core and Tuesday was their first opportunity to practice together. Because of the size of the groups, the cores are divided into two groups and one group practices one day and the other group practices the next. Under the direction of Max Chamberlain and accompanied by Abby Hammeke, the groups performed Rock-a My Soul ...

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


From the court to the classroom

Members of the GBMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball team took time out to read to preschool students. The team is learning there is more to basketball then just the game. On Friday, Coach Kyle Kriegh's team took time to read to preschoolers, "It was a great experience for our student-athletes to read with our Panther Pals. The 8th graders really enjoyed reading to the preschoolers and I wish we could spend more time with them. I try to emphasize building character, leadership and becoming better people, not just becoming better basketball players."

February 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


When did holiday parties turn into sugar-fests? Frustrated parents get creative to limit sweets

As Melinda Arcara marched around the lunchroom, green paper sprouts on her head and large green leaves on her front, a handful of second-grade students began chanting "Brocc-o-li" "Brocc-o-li."

February 09, 2017 | Sara Israelsen-Hartley Deseret News | Education


Local student named to Dean’s List at University of Central Missouri

Zachary Schridde, Great Bend, earned a place on the Fall 2016 semester Dean's List at University of Central Missouri. Schridde's academic work earned him a place on the 3.5 to 3.99 list.

February 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton Community College students named to President’s and Dean’s List for fall 2016

President's List - a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintain a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 or "A" letter scale.

February 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry selects spring grant recipients

Several Kansas State University students are getting a boost with their undergraduate research efforts through a spring semester 2017 Research Award or Travel Grant from the university's Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry.

February 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington Middle School readers recognized

February 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Spelling Bee 2017 – Ellsworth County

BUSHTON - A total of 10 students participated in the Ellsworth County Spelling Bee from Central Plains Elementary/Middle School on Wednesday, Feb. 1. These were the finalists from our schoolwide spelling bee, which was held in January.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | 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


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 ...

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 ...

May 12, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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