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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


HOISINGTON FORENSICS KIDS QUALIFY FOR STATE

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


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Masons present scholarships

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas State University students earn degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - Nearly 3,500 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in spring 2017. The graduates are from 99 Kansas counties, 50 states and ...

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Drone patrol

Susan Brown, Amanda VanSkike and Tara Weeks, USD 428 maintenance employees, work on washing a bus from the district's fleet. The trio was caught ...

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas Masonic Foundation to host 34th All-State High School Marching Band

TOPEKA - The Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc. has announced plans to present the 34th annual Kansas Masonic All-State High School Marching Band and corresponding band camp ...

July 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


University of Kansas announces spring 2017 honor roll

More than 5,250 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2017 semester. The students, from KU's ...

July 08, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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