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Posted Jul 2, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Name: Brad MinerYears in education: 26Experience: 10 years teaching high school and middle school, 1 year in curriculum development, 4 years as an assistant principal and 11 years as a building principalHometown: Riverton, Kan.Education: BS in Industrial Arts (Pitt State), MS in Technology Education (Pitt State), currently working on EdD in School Leadership at Wichita State...

Posted Jun 30, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Southeast High School could have some new faces this school year, but these won’t be the typical two-legged mammals.USD 247 is a finalist for a $25,000 grant from an agricultural company called Monsanto. The winner of the grant,...

Posted Jun 30, 2015 at 8:12 AM

During the 2014-15 school year, the 640 students at Pittsburg Community Middle School read 267,152,378 words through the Accelerated Reader Program — that’s over 417,000 words per student.The four elementary schools’...

Posted Jun 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce several FSCC graduates in the Pittsburg area:Hayden Barr of Girard graduated with an Associate of Arts.

Posted Jun 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM

A local student has earned a Pittsburg State scholarship.

Posted Jun 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM

More than 3, 100 Baylor University students were named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2015 spring semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while...

Posted Jun 26, 2015 at 7:50 AM

State Sen. Julia Lynn (R-Olathe) was fascinated by the hands-on experience, especially the 3D roller coaster ride she took on a smart device on Thursday at Pittsburg State University’s Kansas Technology Center.“It was...

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 2:48 PM

With its Every Hero Has a Story summer program continuing, the Pittsburg Public Library brought quite a large force all decked out in red to excite the children.“The fire truck is a big attraction,” said Bev Clarkson, library...

Posted Jun 25, 2015 at 8:37 AM

Boy Scouts from Troop 81 are set to arrive this morning at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, where they will hike over 73 miles in 10 days and eventually reach an altitude of 11,736 feet at Mt. Phillips’ summit.The eight troops...

Posted Jun 23, 2015 at 8:53 AM

The local factor and specialized expertise were two of the biggest factors for the USD 250 School Board choosing DLR Group to design any new construction in the district.Last night, the board unanimously picked DLR Group to design any new...

Posted Jun 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Tara M. Lobb, Lenexa, was recently recognized by Benedictine College for achieving a perfect grade point average of 4.0 and has been named to the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. She will be a senior at the school this fall.

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