Barton Performing Arts faculty members and students invite the community to celebrate the creative side of the Halloween season with the “Return of Haunting on the Hill” event from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 29, in the Fine Arts Building.
I love the sense of community that we have here at the college. We all work together and support each other. I love how faculty and staff members are willing to go beyond normal expectations to help our students and guide them to a successful professional life.
Barton Community College’s Center for Adult Education will soon begin another nine-week session of classes. However, orientation days are required before starting the classes. Students must attend all orientation days in-person, which will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 14-17.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, October 14, indicates almost all of our area still in extreme drought, including all of Barton County. Exceptional drought is continuing to expand.
Thirty-one-year-old Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF) resident Tyler Lyon has earned his high school diploma and other career-related certifications through Barton Community College and in the summer of 2025, after six years, he will rejoin society educated and ready to work.
Barton Community College will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Kirkman Practice Gym. Donors will receive a $10 e-gift card to the merchant of their choice.
The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, October 4, indicates almost all of our area still in extreme drought. Exceptional drought is enveloping most of Southeast Kansas and moving into South Central Kansas along with a good portion of Southwest and moving in Northwest Kansas.
Barton Community College will help area high school seniors plan for their futures at Senior Day, starting at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16, with a sign-up deadline of Nov. 1.
Students travel from all over the world to attend Barton Community College. On Tuesday, sixth graders from St. Joseph Catholic School in Ellinwood were able to talk with them about their journey to the United States and learn about a variety of cultures when they visited an English as a Second Language (ESOL) class last Tuesday on the Barton campus.
Cinnamon rolls, cider, chili, wine, beer and multiple giveaways will be available at the family-friendly “After Hours” event from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Camp Aldrich, hosted by Barton Community College in conjunction with the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce.