JUNCTION CITY – The custodians at Spring Valley Elementary received the School of the Month award from ABM Industries, the contractor that provides the district’s custodial and maintenance service.
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University continues to fulfill its land-grant mission through new programs that help serve unique educational needs.
Two outstanding Geary County 4-H members have recently been selected to receive scholarships available through the Geary County 4-H program. The recipients were selected based on involvement in the 4-H program and outstanding leadership and citizenship shown to 4-H, school, and the community…
MANHATTAN — The junior honorary at Kansas State University, Chimes, has selected members for the 2021-2022 academic year.
SALINA — Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is again providing teenagers fascinated by drones with a fun learning opportunity this summer through the UAS Virtual Academy.
TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that the Department of Defense awarded over $24.3 million to Geary County Unified School District 475 to replace the current school facility on Fort Riley, Kansas, with a new Jefferson Elementary School.
MANHATTAN — Jason Bergtold is turning the challenge of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic into an opportunity to help his students and his fellow faculty members at Kansas State University.
Command Sergeant Major of the Fort Riley 1st Infantry Division Raymond Harris toured the new Junction City High School as led by Hutton Construction on Friday, alongside Geary County Schools USD 475 officials, Board of Education members, and members of the Fort Riley community.
The Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC) approved a matching grant on Monday to build a new elementary school in place of Jefferson Elementary on Custer Hill in Fort Riley.
During the Military Affairs Council meeting late last week, Director Craig Bender talked about impending interviews for a new Junction City High School Principal. Bender said he had been asked to sit on the interview panel for the position.
The Unified School District 475 Board of Education accepted the resignation of an unnamed employee who was discussed in executive session pursuant to an agreement that was discussed during the executive session.
MANHATTAN — The popular Kansas State University Summer STEM Institute — designed to ignite local middle schoolers’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math — has inspired the creation of the Summer STEAM Virtual Academy that is open to any current fifth through eighth grader acr…
SALINA — Andrew Smith, Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus professor of aviation, is using his sabbatical to participate in a faculty internship with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
Geary County Schools USD 475 recognized their paraeducators in a week-long celebration following Paraprofessional Appreciation Day to commemorate their hard work and contributions to the education of their students.
MANHATTAN — The U.S. Department of Energy has announced awards totaling $27.5 million for 16 water infrastructure projects, including one at Kansas State University led by Prathap Parameswaran, associate professor and Fornelli engineering professorship designee in the civil engineering department.
EMPORIA — Emporia State University congratulates more than 800 undergraduates named to the university honor roll and dean’s lists for fall 2020. Students from this area who received honors include:
MANHATTAN — Game on! Kansas State University's All-University Virtual Open House will be a virtual event this year with events happening over three days: April 8, 9 and 10.
After an unfortunate cancellation last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Junction City High School Junior Class Sponsors have set a date for the 2021 prom.
Some parents of Sheridan Elementary School students are unhappy after Unified School District 475 decided the school might take part in a pilot schedule next semester.
Since the groundbreaking in April of 2019, the construction of the new Junction City High School has made incredible progress.
Geary County Schools USD 475 is soliciting proposals for the Junction City High School facilities and/or land from parties who may be interested in its acquisition.
TOPEKA – Kylie Yaussi, a junior at Junction City High School and U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet, received the Military Order of the World Wars’ Bronze Patrick Henry Medallion for being an outstanding student at the 2020 Great Plains Youth Leadership Conferenc…
FORT RILEY – Contessa Grant, a kindergartner at Ware Elementary, received a BLICK Youth Art Month award for her drawing on Saturday during the Kansas Art Education Association’s Youth Art Month Competition.
Geary County Schools USD 475 is proud to say two of the educators within the school district have been nominated for the Kansas State Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year for Region 1. The nominees are Desiree Brown, music teacher at Sheridan Elementary, and Laura Miller, agricultur…
SALINA — College mentoring programs traditionally pair students with professional mentors who assist with academic and personal growth. Trey Varner, a senior aviation student from Russell, is modifying this concept as he develops the Wildcat Mentor Program at the Kansas State University Poly…
TOPEKA – Geary County Schools USD 475’s Central Kitchen has received recognition from the Kansas State Department of Education for the staff’s heroic efforts in feeding the students during the COVID-19 pandemic since March of 2020.
MANHATTAN — Today, March 24, Kansas State University is hosting the second All In for K-State, allin.ksufoundation.org, a campuswide giving day with an ambitious goal this year to help students save money on textbooks.
FAYETTE, IA — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the names of its October 2020 graduates, followed by the degree earned and respective honors.
MANHATTAN — The College of Business Administration and Global Campus at Kansas State University will offer a free, two-hour webinar from 7-9 p.m. CDT Wednesday, March 31, to introduce the purpose and benefits of Lean Six Sigma.
Each year, qualifying schools from each state receiving federal funds are recognized by the Distinguished Schools Program from the National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators for their outstanding academic achievements. Only two schools are selected as National ESEA Distinguish…
SALINA — Public safety agencies are one of the fastest-growing adopters of unmanned aircraft systems technology. Utilizing UAS provides opportunities and advantages to law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency management personnel, but knowing where to start in developing a UAS op…
MANHATTAN — The 2021-2022 Blue Key Honor Society class has been selected for Kansas State University. The 18 senior students will have unique opportunities to serve the campus and the local community through mentorship, leadership and service throughout the upcoming year.
Unified School District 475 voted in favor of the refinancing and selling of some of the bonds that helped pay for the construction of the new Junction City High School.
MANHATTAN — A new scholarship that honors the legacy of a renowned alumnus from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and promotes diversity among future veterinarians is being presented to third-year veterinary student Melissa Riley, Olathe.
COVID-19 brought its share of challenges to higher education. Cloud County Community College answered those challenges with an investment in technology in classrooms to provide a higher quality learning experience for students.
Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the fall semester of 2020.
MANHATTAN — The Rural Education Center at the Kansas State University College of Education will host virtually the Rural Education Summit, “Homegrown Solutions,” on Friday, March 26, with the theme “Recruitment, Reinforcement and Retention.”
MANHATTAN — More than 1,415 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University in fall 2020. The graduates are from 87 Kansas counties, 39 states and 32 countries.
MANHATTAN — The Kansas State University College of Education is the winner of a national award from the Association of Teacher Educators for developing innovative and collaborative elementary education programming.
Junction City High School students were recognized for high achievement and academic accomplishments at a special Unified School District 475 Board of Education meeting that took place Thursday evening. Interim JCHS Principal Merrier Jackson presented students with their honors one by one du…