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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


The Hoisington High School forensics team traveled to Kinsley recently with eight kids, five competing for the first time ever, and theyreturned with five medals.

February 03, 2017 | BY MARION OBORNY | Education

Angler Education Instructor Certification Course Feb. 25

PRATT - Most of us have had a mentor at some point in our lives who inspired us, taught us, and delighted in our successes. Unfortunately, not everyone is so lucky, especially when it comes to having an outdoor mentor. But you can help by becoming a volunteer certified angler instructor through the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism's Angler Education program.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education

Hoisington USD 431 Lincoln Elementary 2nd nine weeks Honor Roll announced

HOISINGTON - Lincoln Elementary School has released the Honor Roll for the 2nd nine weeks.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education

Roosevelt students using their ‘NoOdles’

HOISINGTON - Cameron Waldo from GoNoOdle visited Mandy Mason's Kindergarten class Tuesday, Jan. 31, to show different activities for academic, social skills, and brain breaks. GoNoOdle is an inter-active website designed to promote a fun way to learn.

February 03, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education

Seventh-Day Adventist School announces huge rummage sale

The Great Bend Seventh-Day Adventist School is having a huge rummage sale this Sunday, Feb. 5 and Monday Feb. 6 in the school gym, 7 SW 30 Ave.

February 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

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Articles by Section - 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 ...

April 24, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Education

GBMS elite groups perform

Members of Great Bend Middle School vocal ensembles Music in Motion and Women in Harmony entertained with song and dance April 11 at the Great ...

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

FHSU Alumni Association announces nominees for 2017’s outstanding graduating senior

HAYS - Forty-five graduating seniors at Fort Hays State University have been nominated for the 2017 Torch Award, highest student honor given at FHSU.

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Jordaan Foundation scholars named

For 46 years the Jordaan Scholarships have been awarded to students graduating from the high schools located only in Pawnee County. Each scholarship provides $8 ...

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Stafford students Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge award winners

MANHATTAN - A student entrepreneurship competition featuring high school and collegiate teams from across Kansas has awarded entrepreneurial-minded students with $75,000 in prize money.

April 22, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Pawnee Heights plans Academic Fair

ROZEL - The Pawnee Heights schools K-12 in Rozel's annual Academic Fair and Open House will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Middle School students jump ‘Hoops for Heart’

Great Bend Middle School students and staff took part in "Hoops for Heart," a learning project to benefit the American Heart Association, during the month ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

FBLA students meet school board

Great Bend High School's Future Business Leaders of America team has qualified seven students for national competition the June in Anaheim, California.

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education

Great Bend bands shine at regionals

The Regional Music Festival for Solos and Small Ensembles was held at Barton Community College on Saturday, April 8. Band, orchestra and vocal solos from ...

April 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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