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My genes made me miserable. Now what?

If modern science is correct, it seems somewhere between 50 to 80 percent of our happiness is determined not by our circumstances but by our genetics. It also seems the majority of us are programmed to be wound up tight full of stress and anxiety.

April 21, 2016 | Christine Walker FamilyShare | Education


New education secretary wants well-rounded learning

In a landmark but not entirely surprising speech this week in Las Vegas, new Education Secretary John B. King called for a broadening of school curriculum beyond the narrow emphasis of reading and math.

April 20, 2016 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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


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BCSO offers Carry Conceal class

The Barton County Sheriff's Office is offering the Handgun Safety Training Course required as the first part of the Carry Concealed Handgun License application ...

May 22, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Sterling graduates 125 on May 12

STERLING - Friends and family gathered on East Cooper Lawn at Sterling College on Saturday morning, May 12, to celebrate with 125 graduates for their achievements ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Ottawa University announces 2018 graduates

OTTAWA - On May 5, 327 students from the Overland Park campus of Ottawa University were presented with their degrees from Ottawa University during the 153rd ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Barton County Farm Bureau Association 2018 scholarship winners

Barton County Farm Bureau has award two area seniors, whose parents are Barton County Farm Bureau members, each with a $500 scholarship.

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Claflin Community scholarships awarded

CLAFLIN – The Community Scholarship Inc. of Claflin awarded scholarships to 19 graduates and 16 alumni at the Central Plains High School graduation ceremony on May ...

May 21, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Phi Kappa Phi selects new members for academic excellence

MANHATTAN - Nearly 150 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


University announces spring 2018 candidates for degree

LAWRENCE - The names of more than 5,000 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring - representing 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states ...

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Largest KAMS class ever at FHSU honored in completion ceremony

HAYS – Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony May 5 at Fort Hays State University.

May 14, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Memorial for Fallen Educators

EMPORIA - The memorial to fallen educators located at the National Teacher Hall of Fame is now the National Memorial to Fallen Educators. On April 30 ...

May 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Education


Hoisington Forensics students receive letters at awards banquet

HOISINGTON - At the 3A State Championship Forensic Tournament, four Hoisington High School students advanced in competition. Garrett Dykes placed ninth out of 49 in humorous ...

May 11, 2018 | Special to the Tribune | Education


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